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Floating the Arkansas—The 19th Century Way

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 22, 2015

Alex Pappas, Ann Pappas and their guests (David and Faye Bard, Martin Hauer-Jensen and Cynthia Ross) recently had the unique opportunity to step back in time on a keel boat excursion down the Arka ... Read More

History in a Hedge

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 15, 2015

What tree makes a hedge that is horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong? Why, it’s Bodark or Bois D’arc... or Osage Orange... or Hedge Apple. Or a variety of other names that ... Read More

What's in a Box?

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 08, 2015

Hands-on History Coordinator Jamie Blakely (pictured below) recently asked herself a similar question when preparing three “loan boxes” for Arkansas schools. The boxes are being made av ... Read More

To Plant or Not to Plant

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 01, 2015

If you have visited our herb garden on the grounds, you have seen a variety of plants that were common in Arkansasgardens in the 19th century. You may have even learned about how the plants were u ... Read More

10th Ever Nog-Off

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, December 12, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (December 1, 2014) – Historic Arkansas Museum will celebrate a decade of nog at this year’s 10th Ever Nog-off on Friday, December 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. This popular celebration of a fav ... Read More

47th Annual Christmas Frolic at Historic Arkansas Museum

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, December 07, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (November 21, 2014) –Historic Arkansas Museum’s annual Christmas Frolic is a fun and free family event to kick-off the holiday season. The 47th Annual Christmas Frolic is Sunday, Decem ... Read More

Opening Reception for New Exhibit by Arkansas Society of Printmakers on Nov. 14, 5 to 8 pm

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, November 14, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (October 13, 2014) –November’s 2nd Friday Art Night at Historic Arkansas Museum will feature the opening reception of UNDER PRESSURE: The Arkansas Society of Printmakers Exhibition and ... Read More

2nd Friday Art Night features Civil War Journal of Young Arkansan Torn by War: The Civil War Journal

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, October 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (September 8, 2014) – Historic Arkansas Museum is proud to host Samuel R. Phillips for a free lecture and book signing in conjunction with downtown Little Rock’s 2nd Friday Art Night f ... Read More

Historic Arkansas Museum Announces Great Arkansas Quilt Show Winners

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, September 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (September 22, 2014) –The Great Arkansas Quilt Show 3 is a juried quilt show that celebrates contemporary Arkansas quilters and features more than 30 quilts from across the state that  ... Read More

Q is for Quilt: Children’s Story & Crafts Hour Series

Historic Arkansas Museum - Saturday, September 20, 2014

LITTLE ROCK (September 11, 2014) – Historic Arkansas Museum’s current exhibit, The Great Arkansas Quilt Show 3, will soon be complemented by a free new series for children aged three to eight. The ... Read More