Blog

Blog

Check Out Our Curiosities on Absurdity Day!

Old State House Museum - Friday, November 17, 2017

Celebrate National Absurdity Day on November 20 at the Old State House Museum. Embrace all things absurd in our “Cabinet of Curiosities: Treasures from the University of Arkansas Museum Coll ... Read More

OSHM Oct. Blog: First Family/National Story Day

Old State House Museum - Thursday, October 26, 2017

Arkansans are known for storytelling — tall-tales, sentimental reminiscences and funny family stories. Whether you’re a native Arkansan or a new resident of The Natural State, chances are yo ... Read More

Nine Boy Scout Badges at the Old State House Museum

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Nine Boy Scout Badges at the Old State House Museum Did you know that some of the requirements for at least nine different Boy Scout merit badges can be achieved at the Old State House Museum (OSH ... Read More

Summit Bus, IC Bus donate to Old State House Museum School Bus Fund

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Summit Bus and IC Bus recently donated $2,000 for the Old State House Museum’s School Bus Fund. The School Bus Fund helps pay costs associated with bringing students to the Old State House ... Read More

Old State House Museum to host seminar on Reconstruction Aug. 5

Old State House Museum - Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Old State House Museum, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will host a seminar on Reconstruction in Arkansas on Aug. 5. The seminar, entitled “A Confused and Confusing Affai ... Read More

Seersucker, Here to Stay

Old State House Museum - Thursday, May 04, 2017

A brief history of the classic Southern summer wardrobe staple. Don YOUR seersucker or favorite Southern summer attire from 6-8 p.m. on May 18 and join us for the Seersucker Social on the lawn of  ... Read More

Sixth annual Seersucker Social scheduled for May 18

Old State House Museum - Thursday, April 27, 2017

It’s a party on the lawn at Old State House Museum for the sixth annual Seersucker Social, hosted by the museum’s 1836 Club. The Seersucker Social will be from 6-8 p.m. on May 18. The event s ... Read More

Artifact Fair at Old State House Museum on May 7

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Bring World War I artifacts or other family treasures to the Old State House Museum on May 7 to learn more about them. In recognition of the centennial observation of World War I, the Arka ... Read More

OSHM to participate in ArkansasGives on April 6

Old State House Museum - Monday, March 27, 2017

Support the Old State House Museum during ArkansasGives, a one-day only online giving event presented by the Arkansas Community Foundation. On April 6, you can help keep history alive at the Old S ... Read More

February Brown Bag Lunch Lectures to center on Black History Month

Old State House Museum - Friday, February 03, 2017

Join us in February for two Brown Bag Lunch Lecture programs honoring Black History Month. On Feb. 16, Misti Nicole Harper will speak on "When Middle-Class Black Womanhood Shook the P ... Read More