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Recent Acquisitions

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, March 13, 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 a ... Read More

Historic Arkansas Museum Hosts Log Cabin Repair Workshop

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, March 09, 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  ... Read More

Log Cabin Repair and Restoration Workshop

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, March 09, 2015

March 9-13 9 am – 5 pm Historic Arkansas Museum’s Log House grounds $500 tuition before February 9 $550 after February 9 Instructor: Joe Gallagher (www.logdoc.com) Register online  ... Read More

The Paint Gang

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, March 08, 2015

Students of Arkansas artist Mallie Vena McAninch (1913-2007) have stuck together long after they began painting together in the late 1960s. The glue? A shared experience with a memorable teacher,  ... Read More

Old Fashioned House-raising

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, March 01, 2015

Nails? Who needs 'em? Did you ever see Seven Brides for Seven Brothersor The Witness? Both films featured barn-raisings which rely on a traditional construction method called timber fram ... Read More

She's Got Pursenality!

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, February 22, 2015

What's the oddest thing(s) you carry in your purse? We asked visitors to our Purse and the Person (/exhibits/extended-the-purse-and-the-person-a-century-of-women-39-s-purses)exhibit ... Read More

Lights... Camera... Action!

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, February 15, 2015

Have you seen our commercial? “Go back. Go way back. Into your Arkansas history.” These lines are spoken as images of Little Rock’s oldest building are shown inhabited by ghosted images. The comme ... Read More

Two Contemporary Art Exhibits Open at Historic Arkansas Museum

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, February 13, 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 f ... Read More

John Harlan Norris: Public Face

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, February 13, 2015

In a twist on traditional portraiture, painter John Harlan Norris focuses on the uniforms and tools of each sitter’s trade in order to describe the subject’s complex relationship with his or her p ... Read More

19th-century Eggnog Recipes

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, February 08, 2015

These recipes were found in the Arkansas Gazette and compiled along with other fascinating tidbits from 19th-century Arkansas inMatters & Things in General by Mary Fletcher Worthen.  ... Read More