All family programs are free. Regular admission rates apply to tour the museum.
Spring Break at the Center
March 20-24, 2016
In conjunction with Ladies and Gentlemen … The Beatles!, students will fine-tune their musical skills at the Instrumental Petting Zoo, a chance for students to see, hear, and touch musical instruments. Additional exhibit-related activities will be announced. Spring Break activities are free; however, admission fees to tour the Clinton Center still apply
Curbside Couture (Third – Twelfth Grades)
Submission Deadline: February 1, 2017
Mentoring Session: March 4, 2017 • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fashion Show: April 9, 2017 • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The sixth annual Curbside Couture, Arkansas’s largest “green” fashion show, will feature recycled and up cycled designs. Third-Twelfth grade students are invited to apply their creativity and technical skills to create wearable designs made of recycled material. Students will have the opportunity to attend a mentoring session with acclaimed fashion designers, including Korto Momolu, who was first runner-up in Project Runway’s fifth season, and the Clinton Center’s own Connie Fails. For more information about the event, please contact Connie Fails at 501-748- 0405, 501-258-1127, or email@example.com. In 2016, Curbside Couture was made possible by the generous support of Friends of Patrick, Laura and Kyle Winning, Thea Foundation, Beth and Mike Coulson, Nancy Green and Rich Cosgrove, Michael Hickerson, Dennis Long, L’Oreal, Mindi and Dan Moore, and Leslie Singer.
Bridge to the Future (Infant – Age Eight)
Presented with Central Arkansas Library System, HIPPY Arkansas, Knowledge Tree, and Renaissance Learning.
April 29, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Bridge to the Future is a free community festival that encourages students to read throughout the summer break in an effort to avoid learning loss. The festival brings together community organizations to provide fun, educational activities for kids, and literacy, health, and safety resources for parents.
Bridge to the Future will bring together organizations that support the missions of early learning health, and nutrition while providing enjoyable, interactive educational activities for children and parents. The festival will kick off with a walk from the Clinton Presidential Park by HIPPY Arkansas participants. From there, visitors can venture into several “villages” with the following themes: Education, Food and Nutrition, Health and Fitness, Gardening, Safety, and Activity. Each Village will feature interactive educational activities as well as healthy snacks.
Super Summer Saturdays
June 17 and 24; July 8, 15, 22, and 29; and August 5, 2017 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Each year, the Clinton Center welcomes families to enjoy free activities during Summer Saturdays, at which we offer fun and educational family programs. Super Summer Saturday activities are free, but regular admission fees to tour the permanent and temporary exhibits apply.
The Center welcomes kids to enjoy free Super Summer Saturday activities. This summer, as the Center celebrates the Olympics, we will offer fun-filled and educational activities that pay tribute to the Games. Super Summer Saturdays are free; however, admission fees to tour the Clinton Center apply.
In 2016, Culinary Camp was made possible by the generous support of Ben E. Keith and Chef Works.
Year Four: June 12-16,
Year Three: June 19-23,
Year Two: June 26-30,
Year One (Grades 7-8): July 17-21,
Year One (Grades 4-6): July 24-28, 2017
The culinary staff of Forty Two and the staff of the Educational Programs Department lead this unique week-long summer day camp. Over the progression of four years, student chefs learn proper culinary techniques, discuss nutritional information, visit local farms and much more. Students participate in exciting food challenges throughout the week and conclude by preparing and executing a special reception to reveal their new culinary skills to family members and guests. Oneweek camp fees are $250 for Clinton Presidential Center members and $300 for non-members. At graduation, students earn culinary essentials. Space is limited. Please contact Emily Deer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Free Admission Days
The Clinton Center offers four free-admission days annually in celebration of Presidents’ Day, the Fourth of July, President Clinton’s birthday, and the anniversary of the Clinton Center’s grand opening. This year we will host two free admission days in celebration of President Clinton’s birthday.
Clinton Presidential Center Mobile App NEW IN 2016
The Clinton Center’s new mobile app provides a unique user experience and indepth look at the work — past, present, and future — of President Clinton. The app is FREE to download on any Apple or Android mobile device.
The app includes permanent exhibit tours with multi-media-rich content including exclusive photos and videos; a museum audio guide narrated by President Clinton; Bluetooth beacon-based maps for exhibit wayfinding; quizzes and trivia; and much more. Additionally, it creates an educational opportunity for teachers who can use it in their classrooms prior to a visit with their students, as well as throughout their on-site tours. The app’s content will be continually updated, providing users with a more in-depth experience and the most up-to-date Clinton Center information.