Fun activities for families that teach reading, history, math, engineering, and more. (More activities will be added regularly, so check back often!)
Search our collection and explore the Arkansas Made art and objects you find there. (Check in periodically for additional Art Finder activities.)
The Arkansas Traveler
Examine regional stereotypes, the power of music, and a story stretching from our state's earliest days to the present through this classic painting.
Pot Belly Stove
Take a "bird's eye view" of an old-time scene and use your imagination to bring it to life.
Experience a piece of artwork through all of your senses.
Additional Website Art Finder Sheets: Bike Riding, Caddo Head Pot, C.C. Cook Cabinet Card, Chester Ashley, Flood at Granny's, Friendship, Judge William Byers Family, Landscape, The Steamboat Sultana, The Chess Game, Tom, Gladys and Patsy, Woman in the Yellow Dress, Zinnias.
During 2020, we hosted a virtual quilting bee. We asked you to use whatever craft supplies you had, make a square and illustrate your individual or family story, then scan or take a picture of your quilt square and email it to: [email protected]. Include a short (45 char.) description, if you like. During this period of social distancing, it was the perfect way to show that each of us are part of something bigger, and that community still exists, even six feet apart!
For more inspiration, check out the 144-year old quilt that inspired this project!
by Dhani Stevenson
by Olivia Tucker, age 8
by Ellen Korenblat
by Barbara Hanley
by Luke Krammer
by Tess Kramer
by Victoria Chandler
by Debbie Susky
by Casey Marshall
by Jacob Stevenson, age 8
Classic Quilt Pattern
by Joleen Linson
by Victoria Chandler
Ayoka Boaitey: The chain represents slavery which is where we started in the US. The arrow is showing change and progress between the different time periods. The bird is a crow which is a metaphor for jim crow. After that, there is an image there of a ...
Karama Neal: Whether we are paused (by not working at all or by the different routine of working from home) or working at a fast forward pace (for essential workers and relationship building), during this green and unusual spring, love is and always ...
This square represents the Mike Parsley family of Pulaski County. It depicts our farm name, “The Moontower”, named by our grown children, Will & Molly, and known by all their friends as the place all could gather, hang out, and feel safe..