“Turkey Calls: From Function to Folk Art”

Exhibit opens for Thanksgiving holidays

ROCK HILL, SC – Celebrate “Turkey Day” by visiting a new exhibit at the Museum of York County featuring handmade turkey calls by artists from across the country.

Crafted from bone, antler, ivory, slate and wood, examples of calls used in hunting and competition will be on display beginning November27 at the Museum of York County.

Discover the art of box, wing bone and slate turkey calls, which range from simply functional to elaborately decorative. This exhibit explores the life of the wild turkey and the art and craft of turkey calling and features a habitat diorama and interactive displays.

Presented in partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation Winchester Museum in Edgefield, S.C.

FREE with museum general admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 youth ages 4-17. FREE for members and children 3 and younger.

“Turkey Calls: From Function to Folk Art”
On exhibit November 27, 2009, to May 2, 2010
Museum of York County
4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC
803.329.2121
www.chmuseums.org

The Culture & Heritage Museums is a linked system of cultural institutions in York County, SC, which includes Historic Brattonsville, McCelvey Center, Museum of York County, the future museum on the Catawba River and the new children's museum in Old Town Rock Hill.