4th Grade - 6th Grade
Pioneer Log House Program
2 hours, $4 each, Tuesdays in Oct., Nov., Mar., Apr., May
At the 1850s Plum Bayou log house students will have an in depth look at life on a farmstead by participating in how daily needs were met. Activities include churning butter, carding wool, hand-dipping a candle, visiting the blacksmith.
Packing to Go
2 hours, $4 each, Thursdays in Oct., Nov., Mar., Apr., May
Discover the reasons why settlers came to Arkansas in the 1820s, 30s, and 50s while hearing the travel stories of a businessman, adventurer, and young enslaved girl and packing the items they would have carried with them in their journeys.
Historic Homes Tour
1 hour, $1 each, daily
Learn why people came to Little Rock in the early 19th century. See how they built their homes, became part of the community, or continued their journey West.
Self-Guided Museum Center Visit
1 hour, free, daily (must have reservations)
See a film related to a permanent exhibit, then take a self-guided tour of galleries. Permanent exhibits include We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansasand The Knife Gallery.Other galleries have changing exhibits, some always featuring the museum's Arkansas Made collection and contemporary Arkansas artists. The Sturgis Children's Gallery,for hands-on interaction, is upstairs.