museums

The devastating attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States’ entry into World War II took place 75 years ago on December 7, 1941.  Arkansas is uniquely poised to commemorate the event, because the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum (AIMM), anchored on the North Little Rock side of the Arkansas River, is the only …
A new exhibit at ESSE Purse Museum demonstrates that you don’t have to walk a mile in a woman’s shoes to learn something about her—you only have to look at them. A Walk in Her Shoes, which runs Oct. 11 to Jan. 15 at the museum in downtown Little Rock’s SoMa district, walks visitors through a 100-year exploration …
Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad Museum, you’re missing a treat. Located inside one of the former Cotton Belt Railroad shops, …
Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first time. To help make learning about this year extra fun, here are a few themed activities …
August 15 marks the one-year anniversary of the opening of Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess. Dr. Ruth Hawkins was a key player behind the restoration and opening of the site. But this wasn’t her “first rodeo.” Ruth has been an integral part of tourism in the Arkansas Delta for over two …
You’re heard of a pub crawl? How about a museum crawl? Winter weather can be finicky in Arkansas so activities that are indoors but can include outdoors make your planning much simpler. Six facilities in the downtown Little Rock River Market District make a nice walking tour if weather permits. No matter what it’s doing …
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 “Once a River: Story Songs of the Beaver Lake Watershed,” Saturday, June 28 at 7:00 …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEA7gj3I90c&feature=youtu.be In March, music, history and the performing arts take center stage in the Arkansas Delta! The Delta Gateway Museum in Blytheville celebrates the 1950s in the Arkansas Delta during the 2nd annual Heritage Party on March 1. The museum fundraiser features a sock hop, live music, special exhibits, a silent auction, door prizes, a …
It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up with History! The Randolph County Heritage Museum, located on the Historic Court Square in Pocahontas, …
It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up with History! Winter is a great time to explore the many museums that can be …