News Releases

42nd Annual Territorial Fair at Historic Arkansas Museum

09-May-2015
LITTLE ROCK (April 28, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum will host the 42nd Annual Territorial Fair on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular annual event is a fun and free opportunity for adults and children of all ages to experience what life was like during Arkansas’s Territorial..

Arkansas Arts Council Exhibit Opening at Historic Arkansas Museum

08-May-2015
LITTLE ROCK (May 4, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum will host the opening reception of the Arkansas Arts Council curated exhibition (Everyday) Interpretations: Cindy Arsaga, Joe Morzuch and Adam Posnak. The exhibition opens in conjunction with 2nd Friday Art Night on May 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. The..

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10-Apr-2015
The Recent Acquisitions exhibition will feature objects acquired for the museum’s permanent collection from 2012 to late 2014. The exhibition includes both 2-D and 3-D historical artifacts as well as contemporary pieces relevant to Arkansas history and heritage. Highlights of the exhibit inc..

Two New Exhibits Open at Historic Arkansas Museum

10-Apr-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 Historic Arkansas Museum includes Museum Store shopping, refreshments and live music by Phil G and Lori M..

HAM and Arkansas Brewers Guild Present Year of Arkansas Beer

23-Mar-2015
LITTLE ROCK (March 23, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas Brewers Guild are proud to present the Year of Arkansas Beer, sponsored by the Historic Arkansas Museum Foundation. Each 2nd Friday Art Night at the museum features beer from an Arkansas brewery, showcasing the rise o..

Recent Acquisitions Exhibit Opens on 2nd Friday Art Night 10th Anniversary

13-Mar-2015
LITTLE ROCK (March 2, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum will host a free opening reception for Recent Acquisitions in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of 2nd Friday Art Night on March 13, 5-8 pm. Live music will be provided by The John Burnette Band and tulips have been donated for the anniv..

Historic Arkansas Museum Hosts Log Cabin Repair Workshop

09-Mar-2015
LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 2, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum will host a log cabin repair and restoration workshop, March 9 through 13, on the museum’s log house grounds. The workshop is offered through the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies and Heritage Preservation Resources and costs ..

Two Contemporary Art Exhibits Open at Historic Arkansas Museum

13-Feb-2015
LITTLE ROCK (January 27, 2015) – Historic Arkansas Museum is proud to present two new contemporary art exhibits on February 13, 2015. John Harlan Norris: Public Face opens in the Trinity Gallery for Arkansas Artists and Lisa Krannichfeld: She opens in the Second Floor Gallery. There will be a fr..

10th Ever Nog-Off

12-Dec-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 favorite holiday drink is a friendly competition for the best eggnog in Little Rock. Guests are invited..

47th Annual Christmas Frolic at Historic Arkansas Museum

07-Dec-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, December 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the historic grounds of Historic Arkansas Museum. The Frolic celebrat..

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

14-Nov-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 a special celebration of the Clinton Center’s 10th anniversary. “The choice of musical guests and r..

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

10-Oct-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 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 10. The lecture will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a book signing a..

Historic Arkansas Museum Announces Great Arkansas Quilt Show Winners

22-Sep-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 vary in size, technique and composition. These quilts are works of art. From appliquéd to pieced, fr..

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

20-Sep-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 Q is for Quilt: Children’s Story & Crafts Hour Series begins Saturday, September 20 at 10 am an..

Two Exhibits Open on Sept. 12, 5 – 8 pm, with Live Music by Finger Food

21-Aug-2014
LITTLE ROCK (August 21, 2014) – Historic Arkansas Museum is proud to present two new exhibits opening on September 12, 2014. Disciplined Inspiration: Jack Kenner and Ed Pennebaker will be on exhibit in the Trinity Gallery for Arkansas Artists through November 9, 2014. In the Second Floor Gallery..