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La Salle’s Impact on North American Maps (or How one man’s blunders influenced early maps of North America)

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, October 21, 2019

By Kathryn Bryles Prior to La Salle’s voyage down the Mississippi River and into Texas, the interior of North America was a vast blank space on European-made maps. Cartographers used  ... Read More

Arkansas artists David Carpenter & Neal Harrington

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, November 04, 2015

David Carpenter Sculptor David Carpenter’s desire to find comfort in chaos drives him to work through several iterations. Carpenter explains, “My attempt is not to map what is u ... Read More

2nd Friday Art Night, August 14, 5 - 8 pm

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, August 10, 2015

Join us for the opening reception of two new exhibits and live music by John Willis and the Late Romantics (https://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Willis-Music/274991735863887), described by th ... Read More

Recent Acquisitions

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, March 13, 2015

The Recent Acquisitions exhibition will feature objects acquired for the museum’s permanent collection from 2012 to late 2014. The exhibition includes both 2-D and 3-D historical artifacts a ... Read More