Children's Museum of Arkansas
Putter BertSome people believe we've come a long way as a society in terms of our capacity to talk to one another, Putter Bert says. "I'm not so sure, but I do think places like the Children's Museum can bring people together in a common cause."
In practical terms, this comes down to making a real effort to respond to
the needs of the whole community, not just part of it.
"Economic diversity means we have visitors with no money and visitors with a lot of," Ben says. "It means a lot to me that we were able to serve over 100,000 people our first year of operation."
Bert, 32, says the museum defines itself as a collecting educational institution.
"We offer parenting programs and programs for after school and breaks, ranging from how to make ice cream in a coffee can to building three-legged stools." she says.
Bert is particularly proud of the museum's Free Friday program where museum admission is free.
"We started out with about 15 people," she says. "Now there a about 500 people who take advantage of this program."
- Heartbleed? No Need for Heart Attack, We've Got Help, Advice
- CMS Database Shows Medicare Payments to Doctors, Others in 2012
- NY Post Reports Alice Walton Might Be Buyer of $70M Penthouse
- Home BancShares Eyes Another Florida Bank, Expects More Acquisitions 14 hours ago
- Harry Scott, Former President of Thompson Industries of Russellville, Dies at 64 9 months ago
- Shoe Company Munro Laying Off 56 in Hot Springs 14 hours ago
- Wal-Mart Jumps Into the Money Transfer Business, Loudly 10 hours ago
- Attorney General Rejects Wording of Proposal to Make Alcohol Sales Legal Througout Arkansas 10 hours ago