Seven ways to celebrate 75 years of the Historic Arkansas Museum

At 75 years old, Arkansas’s first accredited history museum is in and of itself a historic institution. This is a great reason to have a meta-party feting the highlights and milestones in HAM’s own history. We visited with Bill Worthen, who has

Historic Preservation passport program

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

Faces and places of Women’s History Month in Central Arkansas

Women are behind many of Arkansas’s important moments and enduring monuments, and so many of them achieved their success without the independence and equality that their male counterparts enjoyed. March is National Women’s History Month, and a wonderful way to celebrate

Quantia Fletcher’s “heart work” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

In celebration of Black History Month, we visited with Quantia Fletcher, the interim director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a Little Rock museum that celebrates African-American history and culture. Quantia—who goes by “Key” (hint: “Quantia” sounds more like the Italian wine

Purse-onas photo exhibit to open at ESSE purse museum

ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona

The Amazeum Opens in Bentonville July 15

Opening July 15, the Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families in Northwest Arkansas. It is another layer enriching the lives of those who live in and visit this growing metropolitan area. The nearly 50,000-square-foot

Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

The new exhibit, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, will be on display from Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 22, at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. The exhibit features 51 vintage and contemporary examples that review the apron’s

Get a Nostalgia Blast with Vintage Barbie Exhibit

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer looking to revisit your childhood or a girl who just loves dolls, you need to visit the Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972 Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum in downtown Little Rock.   It opens this

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

New One Ton Wooly Mammoth on Display

The Museum of Native American History in Bentonville unveiled its newest exhibit today, a one ton wooly mammoth skeleton standing 12 feet tall and stretching 17 feet in length. It is believed to be between 12,000 and 20,000 years old.