May: Visit 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 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 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 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 www.upcountryhistory.org.
BLOOMING BUTTERFLIES opens May 7 at EdVenture in Columbia. For details, visit http://edventure.org.
SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE GREAT WAR is open at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. For details, visit http://scmuseum.org.
A PLANETARIUM IS OPEN at Discovery Place Nature in Charlotte, North Carolina. For show schedules, visit http://www.discoveryplace.org.
RIBBIT THE EXHIBIT, a traveling collection of larger-than-life copper frogs is open through July 9 at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Ribbit the Exhibit Day, with artist J. A. Cobb, is May 20. For details, visit http://www.brookgreen.org.
BRICKSALIVE is 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.