Gone Fishing!

Gone Fishing!

Special Exhibit

Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-704)

Gone Fishing!

June 15—December 11, 2022

A photo exhibit about fishing in Northwest Arkansas including the rise of commercial tourism, the business of fishing, the changing landscape, private trout farms and hatcheries, fishing as a profession, managing today’s resources, and the future of fishing.

Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-704)

Gone Fishing!

June 15—December 11, 2021

A photo exhibit about fishing in Northwest Arkansas including the rise of commercial tourism, the business of fishing, the changing landscape, private trout farms and hatcheries, fishing as a profession, managing today’s resources, and the future of fishing.

I Just Know I Like to Paint

I Just Know I Like to Paint

Special Exhibit

“I Just Know I Like to Paint”: Ozark Folk Artist Essie Ward

On exhibit through January 8, 2022

Essie Ward at her home near Marshall (Searcy County), Arkansas, 1970s. Jeanne Hofer-Tucker Collection (S-96-10-3)

An exploration of the life and work of Essie Treat Ward, a self-taught artist from Searcy County, Arkansas.

“I Just Know I Like to Paint”: Ozark Folk Artist Essie Ward

On exhibit through January 8, 2022

An exploration of the life and work of Essie Treat Ward, a self-taught artist from Searcy County, Arkansas.

Seen through Her Wardrobe

Seen through Her Wardrobe

Special Exhibit

Annabel Applegate Searcy, believed to be the day of her wedding to Lockwood Searcy on June 11, 1919. Annabel Searcy Collection (S-92-145)

Seen through Her Wardrobe

On exhibit through April 26, 2022

An exhibit on the life and times of Springdale resident Annabel Applegate Searcy (1897–1980). Searcy was one of many women exercising their independence at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit explores Annabel Searcy’s life using her clothing as well as her diaries, letters, travel journals, and photos.

Annabel Applegate Searcy, believed to be the day of her wedding to Lockwood Searcy on June 11, 1919. Annabel Searcy Collection (S-92-145)

Seen through Her Wardrobe

On exhibit through April 26, 2022

An exhibit on the life and times of Springdale resident Annabel Applegate Searcy (1897–1980). Searcy was one of many women exercising their independence at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit explores Annabel Searcy’s life using her clothing as well as her diaries, letters, travel journals, and photos.