FREE admission and your Last Chance to See

ROCK HILL, SC – Admission will be free for everyone on Sunday, January 4, at the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road in Rock Hill.

It’s your last chance to see Creative Loafing’s 2008 Best Art Exhibit. River Docs: A Catawba River Narrative is the culmination of a year-long documentation project sponsored by the Culture & Heritage Museums and The Light Factory. The first 50 families will receive a free copy of the exhibit catalog, filled with photographs and essays focusing on the Catawba River. Last day to see this exhibit is Jan. 4.

While you’re at the museum, view stunning nature photography and objects found by Bill Stokes while kayaking the Catawba in On the River: Journeys & Discoveries with Bill Stokes. Younger visitors will enjoy make-and-take activities and hands-on discovery from 1-4 p.m. All ages will enjoy getting their hands wet with our River Gallery’s interactive water table. Figure out how to cross the river 18th-century-style.

Special planetarium programs include Carolina Skies, a view of the current night sky, at 2 p.m. Appropriate for all ages. You don’t need a degree in astronomy or math to learn about black holes with Point of No Return, at 3 p.m., for ages 11-adult.

FREE Sunday at the Museum of York County
1-5 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2009
Museum of York County
4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC

The Culture & Heritage Museums are managed by the York County Culture and Heritage Commission (CHC), chartered in 1997 by the York County, South Carolina, Council. The Culture and Heritage Foundation supports the CHC, its museums and the future museum being developed on the Catawba River at I-77.