“Time is free, but it’s priceless.” ~ Harvey MacKay

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.”  ~ Harvey MacKay

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Shelby County Camera Club Creates Images That Tell A Story

Picking up where we left off last year, the museum once again opened its doors to members of the Shelby County Camera Club so that work could continue on the museum photography project.

Camera Club President Ted Vodde, veteran photographer Hank Siegel, and camera club member Penny Wegener went to work, this time focusing their attention on military items in the museum’s collection.

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Shelby County Arts Council and Shelby County Museum & Archives Team Up To Celebrate Bicentennial

The Shelby County Museum & Archives will serve as inspiration for artists for the upcoming “Art As History” exhibit that will premier during annual celebration of Liberty Day in Columbiana.

 CALL FOR ART!

“Art as History” The 2017 SCAC Adult Juried Art Show

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“A Stitch In Time: A Tribute To Shelby County’s Quilting History” Exhibit on April 29th, 2017

There is a saying, ‘Blankets wrap you in warmth, but quilts wrap you in love.’

On April 29th, the Shelby County Museum & Archives will host an event where quilts take center stage.

The event, titled “A Stitch In Time: A Tribute to Shelby County’s Quilting History,” will be the culmination of months of work by Cassie Blair, a student at the University of Montevallo who has worked at the museum as part of the university’s Falcon Scholar Program.

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Photography Project Brings Museum Artifacts To Life

If a picture is worth a thousand words, it stands to reason that a thousand pictures must be worth a million words, right?

The Shelby County Museum & Archives might soon know the answer to that question thanks to help from members of the Shelby County Camera Club.

Camera Club President Ted Vodde and veteran photographer Hank Siegel joined me one morning in October to begin the fun (but tedious) process of photographing the museum’s collection.

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