Education Programs for Upper Elementary School Students (Third – Fifth Grades)
The Clinton Presidential Library offers a variety of educational experiences for elementary, middle and high school classes visiting the museum. All student tours are scheduled Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. School groups, homeschool groups, and school personnel are admitted for FREE with a reservation. All additional adults will be admitted at the group rate of $8.00 per adult.
To make a reservation for a school group or field trip, fill out our online reservation form here.
Student Presidential Tour
The Student Presidential Tour is docent-led and includes a tour includes a tour of the Oval Office replica, the Life in the White House exhibit, and the current temporary exhibit. Additionally, students will spend time in the Cabinet Room replica and the Early Years exhibit. This tour will last one hour and 15 minutes.
Third Grade Student Presidential Tour Frameworks
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Best of Both Worlds
Presented in partnership with Heifer International
This partnership allows students to tour the sites of two world-class, non-profit organizations located in Little Rock. This visit will include tours of the Clinton Presidential Library and Heifer Village – two buildings that have attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. The tours are designed to be grade-level specific and will last up to two and a half hours.
Third Grade Best of Both Worlds Frameworks
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Temporary Exhibit Classroom Programs
White House, Green Building
September 8, 2018 – March 24, 2019
Building Green: Designing an Energy Efficient House
Buildings can be designed to save energy but some environmentally friendly options are expensive. In our temporary exhibit White House, Green Building, students will learn about how President Clinton worked to protect the environment and what makes the Clinton Presidential Library a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building. In the classroom, students will design an energy efficient house and compare the cost savings to the price of different options.
White House Collection of American Crafts: 25th Anniversary Exhibit
September 15, 2018 – March 31, 2019
Origin and Evolution of Craft
Presented by the Clinton Foundation
With origins traced by to the Native-American communities and European settlers, the spirit and energy of craft art have survived the test of time. While in the White House, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton elevated craft art to new levels with The White House Collection of American Crafts. In a classroom conversation, students will explore how craft art – spanning glass to metal – is woven into the history of the United States of America through exploring native and international influences, the impact of the American Industrial Revolution, and the juxtaposition of craft art in the White House.
Best of Both Collections
Presented by the Clinton Foundation in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center
In conjunction with our current temporary exhibit, this partnership allows students to visit the White House Collection of American Crafts: 25th Anniversary Exhibit at the Clinton Center and view drawings, contemporary craft, and special collections at the Arkansas Arts Center. The combined tours are limited to 100 students and are designed to be grade-level specific and will last up to 2 1/2 hours.
Special Events & Programs
Black History Month Programs
Student Programs: February 21 & 22, 2019 • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Public Program: February 24, 2019 • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Presented in partnership with Parkview Arts & Science Magnet High School
We will celebrate Black History Month with a series of historically-rooted performances by Parkview High School drama, choir, and orchestra students. This annual educational and entertaining experience enlightens students about events that influenced the history of our country. Additional program details will be announced.
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Clinton Foundation Special Events & Programs
Arkansas Literary Festival
April 25, 2019 • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presented in partnership with Central Arkansas Library System
Bring your students to participate in the 2019 Mayor’s Day of Science and Reading, part of the Arkansas Literary Festival, the foremost gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas. Join us for a full day of reading fun in which students will hear from a noted children’s book author at the Clinton Center, followed by a program at the Museum of Discovery. More details to be announced.
School Group Tour Information
All student tours are scheduled Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. Students, homeschool groups, and school personnel are admitted for FREE with a reservation. All additional adults will be admitted at the group rate of $8.00 per adult. To make a reservation for a school group, complete our online reservation form at www.clintonfoundation.org/cpcschooltour or call Volunteer and Visitor Services at 501.748.0419.
Limited bus transportation grants for school districts are available. For more information, please contact the Clinton Foundation education department at 501.748.0557.
Transportation assistance is made possible by a generous grant from Bank of America Foundation.
42 bar and table
Our award-winning on-site restaurant, 42 bar and table, can provide healthy lunches for your school visit. For more information about menu options, contact the restaurant at 501.537.0042.
Clinton Museum Store
The Clinton Museum Store, now located inside the lobby of the Clinton Presidential Library, offers a diverse selection of unique memorabilia and gifts, including books, accessories, collectibles, and more. The store also features items related to the current temporary exhibit. Special packages for school groups are available. Call 501.748.0400 for more information. Shop online at www.clintonmuseumstore.com.
Oval Office Group Photos
Following your student group tour, photos of your group in the Oval Office are available for purchase from an exclusive photographer.