FREE admission for kids of all ages. Parents/Guardians will accompany their children at all times during the sessions.
30-minute timed reservations required.
Photography | June 13, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Visit the From Portraits to Polaroids exhibit, learn how photography changed from its invention through the mid-20th century, especially here in Northwest Arkansas. Then, learn how to make your own pinhole camera.
Water | June 27, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn about local bodies of water and how mills used them for their water wheels. Then, make your very own water wheel.
Papel Picado Banners | July 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Northwest Arkansas is home to a large Hispanic community and we want to honor that! Join Museum Educators and the Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas as we learn about the Mexican art of Papel Picado Banners. Then, make your own Papel Picado banner!
Toys | July 25, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Visit the Toys exhibit, learn about homemade toys that children have played with over the years. Then make your own spinning top toy to take home.
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Join us as we explore Northwest Arkansas! Rogers Explorers is a program for children ages 6-12 that allows them to explore their community by visiting four different locations which offer hands-on learning, adventure, and activities.
Rogers Police Department | June 9, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tour the police department and meet some police officers.
War Eagle Caverns | June 23, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tour the cavern and complete activities along the Treasure Hunt Trail.
Arkansas Public Theatre | July 7, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tour the historic Victory Theatre in downtown Rogers and learn about the building’s history.
Rogers Public Library | July 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tour the library, take part in a story time, and make a fun craft.
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Patchwork ‘n Patterns: A Quilt and Coverlet Show
Friday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
and Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.,
Presented by the Northwest Arkansas Modern Quilt Guild and Northwest Arkansas Handweavers Guild.
Come meander through a special show displaying a variety of both historically inspired and modern quilts and coverlets featuring bold colors and exquisite designs. Some are stitched, some are woven, but all were created by Northwest Arkansas’s best quilters and weavers.
On Saturday, the quilt and coverlet show will take place as part of the museum’s annual Family Day. This family-friendly event includes crafts, model trains, garden tours, blacksmith demonstrations, wood carving demonstration, food trucks with food available for purchase, and much more!