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The Radio Man, Arkansan Bob Burns

Old State House Museum - Thursday, October 19, 2017

For this month's collections highlight, we are featuring musician, comedian and actor Bob Burns. Burns was born in Greenwood, Arkansas, on August 2, 1890, and grew up in Van Buren, Arkansas. He be ... Read More

The Man Who Built Arkansas

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Our collection is privileged to be the home of over 8,000 architectural drawings by Charles Thompson, one of the most successful architects in Arkansas history. His firm designed more than 2,000 b ... Read More

La chanteuse d’opéra: The Interrupted Melody of Marjorie Lawrence

Old State House Museum - Monday, January 23, 2017

This month we are featuring an opera gown worn by Marjorie Lawrence in her performance as leading soprano Delilah in Camille Saint-Saëns’ Samson and Delilah. Marjorie’s costume consists of a white ... Read More