A Social Medium

WHEN THEY were published by the Historic Arkansas Museum in the early ’90s, the first two volumes of Arkansas Made were something to behold—unprecedented not only for their “survey of decorative, mechanical and fine arts,” but for the glimpse their pages offered of a shared past, the potential to realize a previously unmade connection. Nowadays, though a third volume is nearing publication, the modern era has opened other channels for a new generation to connect with its history—namely on the social media accounts of the Arkansas Made team. Although the format might look a little different, the tone more informal, the images clumps of pixels, the aim behind each post is the same as it’s always been: They all connect us to our shared history.

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Staying in Town for The Holidays? Here’s How to Celebrate

12.1-17 Mother Goose Christmas at Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre A sweet story that follows a family on an adventure through Mother Goose’s Realm of Romp and Rhyme. Dec. 8 is “Pajama Night”—one more opp to wear those matching Christmas jammies! (arkansasartscenter.org) 12.3 Holiday Open House at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center There’ll be live music…

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Museum Guide

Arkansas is brimming with museums, so if you’re trying to decide where to get your culture on, a coin flip just won’t cut it. this might.   BEST AIRBNB AND VRBO DIGS SELFIE ROAD TRIP     DINNER AND A SHOW TALIMENA NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY ALL DAY TRIPS

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