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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 …
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 Chianti than it looks)—is originally from New Orleans. Her stepfather is from Blytheville, and he …
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 exhibit and features 18 of his photo diptychs shot between 2011 and 2015. The staff …
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 space is located in Bentonville at the intersection of J Street and Museum Way, which …
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 role as an emotionally charged vehicle for expression with a rich and varied craft history …
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 Sunday, Sept. 28 and is on display through Sunday, Jan. 4. From the signature black …
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. The museum displays world-class artifacts and art of the original inhabitants of the Americas. It …