Lewis HineOption One: The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina 
1908-1918 (August 12 - November 4, 2017). Courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of History.

This exhibit showcases 40 of Hine's photographs documenting child labor in 
North Carolina's textile mills. These photographs were part of the effort that led to the passage of child labor laws. 

If you have registered for this field trip, please visit this page to prepare for
your trip. 

Option TwoRomare Bearden: Romare Bearden Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story 
(August 5 - November 11, 2017). Courtesy of Jerald Melberg Gallery and the Romare Bearden Foundation.

This book, written and illustrated by legendary American artist Romare Bearden, tells the story of
an enslaved child on a Southern plantation who ends up in the turmoil at the end of the Civil War. 

If you have registered for this field trip, please visit this page to prepare for your trip. 

Field trips are free of charge for public and home schools in Watauga, Ashe, Avery, and Caldwell counties. All others are $5/student. There are also a limited number of reimbursements for school bus travel for Watauga County schools that receive Title I funding.

Please register as much in advance as possible - at least two weeks before you wish to visit. 
Maximum class size is 30 students.
Field trips are for grades 4-12.
Teachers will be given pre- and and post-visit material.

To register, please contact the BRAHM Education and Outreach Director: leila@blowingrockmuseum.org or 828.295.9099 

Trips will address North Carolina Essential Standards in contextual relevancy, critical response, culture, economics, geography, history, and visual literacy. They will also address Common Core standards in literacy in history/social studies, speaking & listening, and writing. 

BRAHM's free field trips are funded by a grant from St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church. The free field trips to Romare Bearden Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story are sponsored by 4 Forty Four.
 4 Forty Four