Special Exhibits

History of the Diverse Music of Northwest Arkansas

Open through February 23, 2020

How did we get here? Early on, immigrants to America brought with them their own musical traditions. As Americans spread out across the country their music began to interact with each other and become a sound unique to America. New technologies of radio and television, and the ease of travel sped up this process. Now, more remote parts of the county were influenced by an evolving musical sound and began adding back their own perspective.

George David Walker Collection

Open until end of December

Come see a snap shot of a large collection of objects related to George David Walker. An Arkansas from a small town who was part of the Army Counter Intelligence Corp during WWII and studied law at the University of Arkansas.

Here Comes Santa Claus

December 7 - January 4, 2020

Santa wasn't always seen as the jolly gentleman in a red suit. Learn the history of Santa Claus while taking a tour through the 1895 Hawkins House.