See how the Boones and residents of the Missouri Ozarks celebrated Christmas.
Before or after taking a stroll outdoors, enjoy the scenic photography of nationally known nature photographer Tim Ernst as he returns to share images from his latest book Arkansas Splendor.
Stop by to see members of the Ozark Whittlers and Woodcarvers transform wood into treasures. All ages.
With the signing of the National Bison Legacy Act on May 9, 2016 by former President Barack Obama, the bison became our official National Mammal, to be celebrated the first Saturday of November. Prairie State Park will recognize this momentous occasion with a day-long event at the park.
Olive Boone was no stranger to crafting handmade items during her time on the homestead. Join site staff to see how residents of the Boone homestead transformed raw materials into finished goods. Try your hand at spinning cotton or operating a 19th century barn frame loom.
This year the theme of our Annual Conference will be Wonder and Sustainability. The conference, held in Springfield, Missouri, will allow professionals to share moments of wonder that are happening at their museums and archives, as well as best practices for creating a sustainable future. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: due July 1 Join us for tours of Bass Pro and Wonders…
All animals need food, water and appropriate habitat to survive. Using bears as an example, we will discuss how the quantity and quality of these and other items impact animal populations.
Save the date for the next AMI conference “Let your Resources Roar!” at Roaring River State Park, near Cassville MO, September 15-17, 2019.
A living history event highlighting the role of the 3rd Louisiana Infantry in the Battle of Wilson’s Creek will be held at Tour Road Stop Number 5, with small arms firing demonstrations every hour from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Discover how Carver used some often overlooked plants to change the way we think about agriculture.