Museums

April is a great time to get out and explore the Arkansas Delta. From food to music to outdoor fun, you’ll find all that and more this month in the Upper and Lower Delta regions of The Natural State. The Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie hosts the 9th annual German Heritage Festival on April …
The Center for Art & Education in Van Buren celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a retrospective exhibition by Founding Member Ethel Ashley. The exhibit, “A Gathering of Forty Years: Art, Artist and Memories,” runs March 5-26. As part of the anniversary celebration, two events are featured. “The Making of an Art Center” will …
Bootlegger Daze in Calico Rock is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. Where does a festival like Bootlegger Daze get its name? From a movie of the same name that was filmed in Calico Rock and starred Jacylyn Smith and Slim Pickens. That’s right, before Smith became a Charlie’s Angel, …
There are so many ways to explore the state of Arkansas, and the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program now offers another one with its Arkansas National Register Passport Program, which encourages tourism to Arkansas properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Of the more than 2,500 National Register properties in Arkansas, 26 are highlighted in the …
Set aside the box of chocolate and think outside the box when it comes to the standard Valentine’s Day tradition. Head to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville and join artinfusion for its 4th annual Black Hearts Ball: Restless Soul at Crystal Bridges. You’ll explore the many languages of love with a night …
In 2015, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson mentioned to Dr. Ruth Hawkins that Rosanne Cash, daughter of the legendary “Man in Black,” was one of his favorite performers. Hawkins, the moving force behind Arkansas State University’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, including Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, saw a wonderful opportunity for a fundraiser for the …