Hundreds Celebrate Groundbreaking for U.S. Marshals Museum

Shovels turned dirt Wednesday (Sept. 24), marking an exciting step in the plan to build the U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Fort Smith. The museum will serve as a national center to educate

Crystal Bridges Unveils State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

In Bentonville, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s newest exhibit, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, brings together the works of 102 contemporary artists from all over the country. It opens this Saturday, Sept. 13 and runs through

Ford Econoline Collection Coming to Petit Jean

The Mystery Machine in the iconic Scooby Doo cartoon closely resembles the older Ford Econoline vans. Just a look at that cartoon van makes me smile, as does the idea of a collection of those types of vans and pickups

Grand Opening Set for Saturday for Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess

On Saturday, Aug. 16, many will see their longtime dream become a reality. People like Mayor Larry Sims of Dyess, Dr. Ruth Hawkins and the staff of ASU’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, and most certainly the family of the legendary Johnny

Pine Bluff Arts and Science Center Hosts Tinkerfest Meets Theaterfest

The Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff hosts Tinkerfest meets Theaterfest on Aug. 1-2. The event is a  two-day festival that brings together makers, artisans, and tinkerers to share skills and ideas and inspire creative engineering. Through hands-on projects

Jacksonport State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit

Jacksonport State Park in Newport is hosting a traveling exhibit that tells the story of one of Arkansas’s newly-found cultural treasures.  “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” exhibition opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, with a short

Start your July 4th Observances Early with Music

What’s more appropriate for an Independence Day celebration than one featuring the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest?  Also known as the 531st Air Force Band, the group will perform a free concert on the grounds behind the MacArthur

Head to Camp at an Arkansas State Park in July

Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin

Beaver Lake Concert and History Camp for Kids

Looking for summer activities to do with your kids now that school’s out for summer? Here are two ideas offered by the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale: Beaver Lake Concert Folk duo Still on the Hill will present

Lower White River Museum State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit Opening

Join historian/curator Chris Engholm and Gayne Preller Schmidt, granddaughter of Hugo and Gayne Preller, for the opening of the “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” traveling exhibit at the Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc. The