Tagged: mid-america science museum

Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing Allure

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state’s top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things.

6 Family-Friendly Weekend Activities

by Lydia McAllister 11/10/2016 8:49 am

Now that it finally feels like fall, we have some perfect activities to get you in the holiday spirit.

6 Events for Weekend Fun: Arkansas State Fair, Harry Potter Science & More!

by Lydia McAllister 10/13/2016 7:00 am

Head out to the 77th Annual Arkansas State Fair for some delicious funnel cake or escape your Muggle life for the wizarding world at the Museum of Discovery's Harry Potter Science Day.

Mid-America Science Museum to Host Weekend Workshops

by Lydia McAllister 9/12/2016 3:59 pm

The school year is in full-swing, but that doesn’t mean the learning needs to be confined to Monday-Friday. In fact, the Mid-America Science Museum has class offerings for everyone from your Boy Scout to your middle school daughter.

5 Weekend Events: Pool Party, Travs Games, Trampoline Jump and More!

by Lydia McAllister 8/18/2016 8:00 am

School is starting back up and that means kids are already missing the dog days of summer. Help them ease back into the school year with some of these fun, end-of-summer activities ranging from a science bash to a morning spent at Altitude Trampoline Park.

15 Mother's Day Events and Activities in Central Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/3/2016 11:00 am

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8. Here are a few events, brunches and activities where moms are being honored and celebrated around town! Moms can pick up beautiful plants at ACCESS Gardens' plant sale, snag a free manicure at McCain Mall or enjoy a mom-themed storytime with the whole family.

Oaklawn, Mid-America Museum Make Moves in Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Brad Keller has been named controller for Oaklawn Racing & Gaming while Harmony Morrissey has been named director of development for the Mid-America Science Museum

AIA People's Choice Award: Mid-America Science Museum by Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Inc.

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The challenge for Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center (MASM) in Hot Springs was to create a unique visitor experience that utilized the museum’s natural wooded context & existing facility, originally built in 1979, while reinforcing science education through hands on learning and adventure play.

Greetings From Little Rock: Spend Spring Break As A Tourist in Your Own Town

by Blair Neel and Alison Karrh 3/16/2015 12:00 am

You don't have to make big travel plans for big spring break fun! See how the rest of the world looks at your home town when you spend spring break acting like a tourist right here in central Arkansas. Here are 10 local destinations, from museums to mini golf!

Mid-America Science Museum Renovation on Schedule, Re-opening Set for March

by Mark Carter 11/19/2014 9:53 am

The museum closed in August to begin remodeling and adding exhibits and new features, thanks to a $7.8 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Mid-America Science Museum Gets Ross Foundation Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2014 1:31 pm

Two schools in Clark County are the beneficiaries of a grant from the Ross Foundation in Arkadelphia to the Mid-America Science Museum.

Museum Fun: 7 Exhibits Opening in May

by Lauren James 5/16/2014 12:36 pm

Need a little fun in your life? Take in some of the fun exhibits opening at local joints. From student artwork and bicycle history to glass installations and archaeology and more, there is plenty to see (and do!) at museums this month!

Diane LaFollette Gives Overview of Mid-America Museum Revamp

by Associated Press 2/3/2014 7:08 am

Diane LaFollette, executive director of Mid-America Science Museum, gave an overview of a multi-million renovation to the museum that will begin later this year to members of the Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club.

Mid-America Science Museum Offering Special Deal in February

by Lauren James 1/23/2014 11:00 am

Want to keep your kiddos entertained after school? Hot Springs' Mid-America Science Museum is offering a great deal on admission throughout the month of February to help you save!

Center of Everything: Midtown Hot Springs Offers Horse Racing, Relaxation and More

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 1/6/2014 12:00 am

More entertainment, restaurants and shopping opportunities await you in the section of Hot Springs sandwiched between downtown and the lake district.

Work Begins This Summer on Mid-America Science Museum's $7.8M Renovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2013 10:18 am

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs on unveils new designs for a $7.8 million renovation of its building and exhibits.

11 Family Activities to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Central Arkansas

by Blair Neel 8/30/2013 10:00 am

Need some ideas to celebrate Labor Day with your family? Here are 11 family-friendly activities for Labor Day weekend, including the first Razorbacks football game of the season, a family festival at Arkansas Arts Center, special holiday hours at the Museum of Discovery, and outdoor activities at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

Last Chance: See the Dinosaurs Exhibit at Mid-America Science Museum

by Blair Neel 8/22/2013 8:29 am

Families have two more weekends to immerse themselves in the prehistoric era in which dinosaurs roamed Earth. After a summer of educational entertainment, the popular Dinosaurs exhibit at Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs will close after Sept. 2.

Diane LaFollette Named Executive Director of Mid-America Science Museum

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 11:29 am

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has named Diane LaFollette its new executive director. LaFollette has been chief operations officer for the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, where she has worked in several capacities since since 1997.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.