Permanent Exhibit Programs & Tours
Educators may add a classroom discussion and screening of the Clinton Center’s orientation film where President Clinton tells his life story in the context of the American experience during the 20th century. This will add an additional 20 minutes to your visit.
The Mini-Presidential Tour was designed specifically for our youngest student visitors. This hands-on tour encourages exploration and invites imagination. Students are welcomed by an engaging classroom activity in which they play a matching and identification game that helps define national symbols and the responsibilities of the President. On the tour, students will explore the Oval Office
and Life in the White House
exhibits and learn more about the symbols and duties explained in the classroom. This tour will last up to 60 minutes. Click here to register your students for a Guided Tour.
Holidays at the White House
Holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, St. Patrick’s Day, and Chanukah have long been celebrated at the White House each year. During the Clinton Administration, the White House also celebrated Ramadan for the first time. During this combined classroom program and tour, students will learn more about White House holiday traditions by viewing objects used during the celebrations – including hand-painted Easter eggs, a handcrafted menorah, and a crystal shamrock bowl. This program and tour will last up to 60 minutes. Click here to register your students for a Guided Tour.
Temporary Exhibit Tours
Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea
April 27 - October 27, 2019
During this guided tour of Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea
, students will search for everyday items they recognize in the sculptures and will discuss how they think these items ended up in the ocean. This activity will raise students’ awareness of how items they may use every day contribute to the larger issue of plastic pollution. This tour will last up to 45 minutes. Click here to register your students for a Guided Tour.
Fusion: Arts + Humanities Arkansas
The Mighty Mississippi: The HeART and Soul of the Southern Delta
December 2019-March 2020
… Like It’s 1999: American Pop Culture in the 1990s
November 23, 2019-May 17, 2020
Special Events & Programs
Read for the Record (Pre-K-Third Grades)
November 7, 2019 • 9:30-10:30 a.m., 10:30-11:30 a.m., & 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
In partnership with Too Small To Fail
This fall, the Clinton Center will participate in the 14th annual national “Read for the Record” campaign, which highlights the importance of building early literacy and language skills for every child. Join us as local celebrities and community leaders read Thank You, Omu!
by Oge Moral. Thank You, Omu!
tells the story of a generous elderly woman who makes a fantastic pot of thick red stew. The scent from her stew travels all throughout her neighborhood and brings her community members over to her home for a taste. By the end, she shares a lovely feast with her neighbors where everyone contributes to the meal. Each student who participates will receive a copy of Thank You, Omu!
, available in both English and Spanish. Click here to register your students for this special program.(link is external)
Too Small to Fail, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, is leading a public awareness and action campaign to promote the importance of early brain and
Dr. Seuss’s Week-long Birthday Party
language development and to empower parents with tools to talk, read, and sing with their young children. For more information about Too Small to Fail, visit www.toosmall.org.(link is external)
March 2-6, 2020
9:30-10:30 a.m., 10:30-11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., & 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Every March, the Clinton Center celebrates the one and only Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. During his birthday week, local celebrities and community leaders will read from their favorite Seuss stories and share their love of reading with elementary-aged children. Students will receive a book from the Dr. Seuss collection and enjoy a special birthday surprise. Make your reservations now! Space is limited. Green eggs and ham are not included.