• 16 Mar 2020 3:29 PM | Heather Marie Wells (Administrator)

    Closed:

    Arkansas Arts Center

    AGFC Nature Centers (state wide)

    Calico Rock Museum and Visitor Center

    Clinton House Museum - closed for at least 2 weeks

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art - Closing March 16 - March 31

    Curran Hall visitor center

    Heifer Village and Urban Farm March 13-20

    MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History March 13 - March 29

    Shiloh Museum of Ozark History March 16 - end of April

    State Capitol


    Canceling Programs and Tours:

    Arkansas Museum of Discovery - Open but limiting simultaneous attendance to 200

    Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources - suspending all programing until May 13

    Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas - Suspending public programs, open to the public

    CALS - all programs canceled

    Central High - all programs canceled


  • 13 Mar 2020 4:09 PM | Heather Marie Wells (Administrator)

    As you are aware, the world is the midst of a coronavirus outbreak. Since the World Health Organizationhas declared a world pandemic and there are reported cases in Arkansas with all likelihood that there will be more, the AMA Board has decided to postpone the 2020 annual meeting.

    The AMA Board has been staying up to date on the latest developments and for the safety and wellbeing of our members, and our home communities, we feel it prudent to not gather at DeGray Lake Resort State Park March 30 – April 1 as planned.

    We are currently investigating alternatives including, but not limited to, re-scheduling the annual meeting, having a shortened annual meeting, or having a virtual meeting. Please bear with us as we work through these alternatives while continuing to consider the future course of this virus in our communities during this rapidly evolving situation.

    If you have made lodging reservations for the annual meeting you will need to individually cancel. We ask for your patience regarding refunds since we are pursuing rescheduling the meeting and would be able to just transfer your registration. 

    We will continue to provide updates through our website, emails, and social media platforms. If you have individual concerns, please email, arkansasmuseums@gmail.com.

Arkansas Museums Association
P. O. Box 3292
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203

arkansasmuseums@gmail.com



          


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