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Saving Our Capitol

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The story of the Old State House is anything but simple. As the original Arkansas capitol, the building itself has been through its fair share of ups and downs. For a comprehensive look at the lif ... Read More

Travel Back in Time for National Forefathers Day on Dec. 21

Old State House Museum - Friday, December 22, 2017

The concept of time travel may sound like a scene from a science fiction movie, but the Old State House Museum is giving patrons the perfect opportunity to step back in time in recognition of Nati ... Read More

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

Creating Living History at the Old State House Museum

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Creating Living History at the Old State House Museum The Old State House Museum (OSH) plays a vital role in preserving, sharing, and celebrating the history of Arkansas and its people. One of  ... 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

Celebrate Arkansas Statehood June 3

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Old State House Museum will host a free family-friendly event June 3 from 1-6 p.m. to celebrate the 181st anniversary of Arkansas becoming a state. This year’s theme is Work and Play ... 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