March: Check out one of these ongoing exhibits
G — TINKER TOY is open through May 7 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. The exhibit features 1,500 square feet of space targeted to children ages 3 –10. Giant replicas of the classic TINKERTOY construction set provide the framework for fun, and educational activities inspired by GE technologies turn imagination into working solutions to real world challenges. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — SPARK!LAB is open at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Learn about the process of invention through hands-on activities. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — BIB’S WORLD is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. This outdoor exhibit includes multiple play structures, cultural elements, an interactive city scape and a zero entry, wheelchair-accessible merry-go-round. Winter hours are noon – 4:45 p.m. For details, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
G — THE ART OF DR. SEUSS is open through May 21 at the Upcountry History Museum. Celebrate the work and life of Theodor Seuss Geisel with a retrospective exploration of his nearly 70 years of creativity. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.
SNOWVILLE, a winter playscape, is open through March 15 at EdVenture in Columbia. For details, visit http://www.edventure.org.
SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE GREAT WAR is now open at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. For details, visit http://scmuseum.org.
A NEW PLANETARIUM IS OPEN at Discovery Place Nature in Charlotte, North Carolina. For show schedules, visit http://www.discoveryplace.org.
A YEAR IN CHINA: FESTIVALS AND ART is open at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, North Carolina. Celebrate the rich heritages of various Chinese ethnic festivals and folk arts. Open through April 24. Included with admission. Visit http://www.discoveryplace.org.
GENGHIS KHAN is open at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, North Carolina. Experience life in 13th-century Mongolia, entering the tents, battlegrounds and marketplaces of a vanished world. Explore Genghis Khan's life, view gold jewelry and ornaments, silk robes, musical instruments, pottery, sophisticated weaponry and more — the largest collection ever assembled of the treasures of Genghis Khan, including artifacts from St. Petersburg, Russia. Open through April 30. All ages. Included with admission. Visit http://www.discoveryplace.org.
BRICKSALIVE is now open at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston. It features 250,000 LEGO bricks in more than a dozen animal sculptures representing species that call South Carolina home. Visit http://scaquarium.org.