Reimagine This Fairytale During the Newest Exhibit to Open at the Upcountry History Museum
The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with Walt Disney Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College, and renowned artist Charles Santore, will invite visitors to fall down the rabbit hole to discover an immersive, enchanted world that draws together a remarkable collection of original Alice In Wonderland materials. Check it out at Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland on Saturday, July 13th!
Inspired by real events and a real child, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was dreamt up on a summer’s day in 1862, by Charles Ludwidge Dodgson, who later assumed the pen name Lewis Carroll. It is said that Carroll’s Alice books were the origin of all later children’s literature. In Alice, for the first time, readers found a realistic child taking part in a story whose intention was entirely fun.
Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland, a 1,200 square foot exhibition, will explore the kaleidoscope of artistic re-imaginings of Alice from the 1860s to the present. Original Alice paintings, drawings, illustrations, set designs, puppets, film costumes and props will reflect diverse artistic interpretations.
From Tenniel’s original Victorian illustrations to costumes, props and sets from Walt Disney Pictures Academy Award winning live action film Alice in Wonderland, the exhibition will examine multiple perspectives of one of literature’s greatest paradoxes that continues to inspire imagination, creativity, and discussion. Rich with visual interpretation, the exhibit will take visitors on Alice’s journey through the cultural, technological and societal shifts that have compelled artists, filmmakers and fans to return to the Alice tales again and again.
This weekend, head to Upcountry History Museum for an exhibit unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Admission to Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland is included with regular museum tickets. Tickets range from $8 to $10.
Hoping to break the monotony of the daily grind? If you are looking to shake up your daily routine, South Ridge Apartments in Greenville, South Carolina urges you to check out this community event!
Saturday, July 13, 2019—10:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
Upcountry History Museum
540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29601