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A Colorful Past

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, May 01, 2015

The Woodruff Print Shop reconstruction has been bricked and roofed; it has windows and stairs. To finish out the interior, one step is painting. And of course, it must be in the 1820s way, with an ... Read More

What's Up with the Little Rock

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, April 15, 2015

by Bill Worthen Learn the fascinating history of a city landmark that has been: held up as the moniker of a town, altered to accommodate a bridge, moved, ignored or forgotten—and finally, is ... Read More

Two New Exhibits Open at Historic Arkansas Museum

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, April 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK (April 1, 2015) - Historic Arkansas Museum will host a free opening reception for two new exhibits during 2nd Friday Art Night on April 10 from 5 to 8 pm. 2nd Friday Art Night at Histo ... Read More

2nd Friday Art Night in April

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, April 10, 2015

Join us for a free evening of art, history, music and Museum Store shopping! Two Exhibit Openings: Suggin Territory: The Marvelous World of Folklorist Josephine Graham (/exhibits/suggi ... Read More

Pioneer Day Camp 2015

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

Pioneer Day Camp • 8 am – Noon June 15 – 19 for kids entering 3rd and 4th grades June 22 – 26 for kids entering 5th and 6th grades $85 per camper ($65 for museum members) Through interact ... Read More

Suggin Territory: The Marvelous World of Folklorist Josephine Graham

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

Arkansas Made Gallery Josephine Graham (1915-1999) a.k.a. “Josus,” was a celebrated artist and folklorist of Arkansas’s White River culture. Her “Suggin” folk paintings depict the Depression ... Read More

Suyao Tian: Entangled Beauty

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

2nd Floor Gallery The artwork of Suyao Tian is influenced by both eastern and western cultures. Her art explores contrast, cooperation and balance. Her musical background contributes concept ... Read More

42nd Annual Territorial Fair

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

May 9th, 2015 10 am - 4 pm Experience life in the territorial era with living history performances, demonstrations, historical dances, live music and pioneer games. Drop in on a raucous ca ... Read More

Brick by Brick

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, April 08, 2015

We’re trying to do things like they would have been done in 1820s Little Rock, for the most part. And that includes the brickwork. Then, when Little Rock and the surrounding areas were virtu ... Read More

Christmas Past

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, April 01, 2015

We’d like to share with you some of the Arkansas Christmas traditions of yore that we have found in our research: Christmas Cow Each year Little Rock butcher Alex George’s Christmas bulls ... Read More