As you know, the Faulkner County Museum is currently closed for unexpected repairs to its flat roof, which was found to have sprung a leak, dripping water into the masonry and causing mold to grow in a storage room. County officials, who were preparing for a major interior renovation project over several years, temporarily closed the building on August 15 to clean up the mold and repair the leaky roof — but the Museum is forging ahead with its fundraising projects anyway.
“We’re selling the ornaments to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Museum, which will be next year, 2017 Continue reading
A leaky roof and reports of mold have shut down the Faulkner County Museum until repairs can be completed.
The Museum is housed in the oldest publicly owned building in Faulkner County, which was already slated for a major interior renovation when mold was found in a storage room. Continue reading
Beginning this week the Faulkner County Museum presents an ongoing display of antique friendship quilts at the Faulkner County Library. The museum’s textile collection contains quilts from three centuries, and this display contains a few of those from the 1930’s and 1940’s.
Each quilt comes from a small community in the county and contains Continue reading
The Faulkner County Museum in downtown Conway will be preserved and restored over an 8-year span, according to the local Museum Commission, with help from the community, business stakeholders, and volunteers.
The Commission seeks to combine public, private and grant money to complete needed restoration projects beginning with roof repairs. Other needs include insulation, plumbing, wiring, windows, flooring, Continue reading
Interns hard at work! Hendrix history intern Karissa Varga (on left), UCA history intern Rachel Hiller (center), and UCA anthropology intern (and History major) Katelyn Trammell (right) learned corn husk doll making skills which they will demonstrate to the public at the 13th annual Holiday Open House at the Faulkner County Museum on November 7.