The Great American Eclipse at the Historic Arkansas Museum

The Division of Arkansas Heritage invites visitors and residents to experience the Great American Eclipse at its Little Rock museums.
Saturday, April 6
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Historic Arkansas Museum will host a traveling 19th century scientist to discuss the 1834 Eclipse and the 19th century methods of viewing and understanding a celestial event. 

Monday, April 8
The museum will be open to the public, which is a rarity for the institution.
“We encourage the community to enjoy this celestial phenomenon at one of our museums,” said Shea Lewis, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism. “These events are family-friendly and sure to offer a host of fun activities for all.”
All events are free and ISO-certified glasses will be available to guests while supplies last.
“The upcoming Great American Eclipse presents a wonderful opportunity for Arkansas, promising a significant economic and tourism boost across the state this spring,” said Marty Ryall, director of the Division of Arkansas Heritage. “Guests and locals alike are encouraged to enjoy the family-friendly activities at our museums to not only experience the Eclipse, but also unique aspects of the state’s heritage.”

Living Craft Workshop: Watercolor Paint from Foraged Rocks

$25 (includes lunch); limited space
Learn how to make paints with foraged minerals through the process of grinding and blending. Then use your paints to create your own watercolor. Artist Madison Woods of Wild Ozark will lead you through the process and share her rich experience. Materials are included. Check out some of Madison’s work at WildOzark.com or on social media @wildozark.
We provide all the materials and your fee includes a box lunch from Community Bakery. Let us know your lunch preferences on the registration form. We are unable to accommodate dietary restrictions beyond the offerings on this menu and you are encouraged to bring your own meal if this does not meet you requirements. 
Register online to attend. 

Historic Arkansas Museum Commission meeting  

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Historic Arkansas Commission Meeting  

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