museums

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNsykQkFohY 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! If you love history, the Helena Museum of Phillips County in Helena-West …
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! Today we visit the Grant County Museum in Sheridan. Also featured is a …
Get ready to do some major Christmas celebrating in Central Arkansas.  Many of the events, which were postponed from last weekend due to the icy weather, have been rescheduled. The annual Big Jingle Jubilee Parade  kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade features floats, marching bands, animals, and two very special grand marshals — …
Considering the history and heritage that built Fort Smith, there’s no surprise there will be a plethora of programs in May to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month. The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s theme for this year is “Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas’s Historic Structures.” The Fort Smith Museum of History has several events planned. Join Judge and …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N7oaJ9pvVs (The above interview with George Takei is courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture) On Tuesday, April 16, Japanese American internment in Arkansas during World War II will be commemorated through two ceremonies in Desha County. The events begin with the dedication and opening of the …
The Museum of Discovery in downtown Little Rock has had a banner year since reopening in 2012.  Approximately 170,000 people have visited since the totally renovated space was launched. This year brings more accolades as the museum has been named a finalist for the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service award.  The honor …
21C Museum Hotel opens in Bentonville today as an exciting new option for a place to stay in the heart of the downtown, a fabulous place to eat, and as an attraction in and of itself with its museum gallery space. I got a sneak peek of the hotel a couple of weeks ago when …