Best of Both Worlds The Clinton Foundation and Heifer International Partnership This partnership allows students of all grades to tour the sites of two world-class nonprofit organizations located in Little Rock. This visit will include tours of the Clinton Center and Heifer Village – two buildings that have attained Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. The tours are designed to be grade-level specific and will last up to two and a half hours.
The Student Presidential Tour
The Student Presidential Tour is docent-led and includes the Clinton Center’s orientation film, a tour of its Cabinet Room, Oval Office, and the current temporary exhibit. Additionally, students will spend time in Life in the White House to explore the significance of a White House State Dinner. This tour is designed to be grade-level specific and lasts one hour and 15 minutes.
Take a trip around the African continent! Within this classroom experience, students will explore Africa – second largest in land mass next to Asia - by interpreting historically significant gifts from four countries: Egypt, Togo, Uganda, and South Africa. Through the study of these gifts and countries, we will explore the culture, national symbols, and art to gain a more holistic understanding of Africa.
Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu
Peace and Democracy
Ubuntu ( oo’boon(t)oo ) – a quality that includes the essential human virtues: compassion and humanity.
President Bill Clinton speaks frequently about his admiration and deep rooted respect for President Nelson Mandela, a leader who brought peace, democracy, and freedom to South Africa and inspiration to the masses. Students will learn about the dynamic life of President Mandela, and the six years that the administrations’ of President Clinton and President Mandela overlapped. Students will also study selected items from the Clinton Presidential Library’s permanent collection, as well as items from President Clinton’s personal collection. An optional tour of the temporary exhibit is available.
Meet the President: Theodore Roosevelt is a unique opportunity for students learn more about the 26th President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt served two terms as president and is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation. While in office, President Clinton showed his admiration for Roosevelt by hanging his portrait in the Cabinet Room and placing a bust of his likeness in the Oval Office. Joe Weigand, who has portrayed President Roosevelt at the White House and the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, will bring President Roosevelt to life in this hour-long program and allow students to ask questions about his life.
Presented in partnership with Central Arkansas Library System.
April 27, 2018
The Arkansas Literary Festival is the foremost gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas. We will bring a noted children’s book author to present two programs at the Clinton Center and one program at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center. More details to be announced.
The William J. Clinton Presidential Center is the home of the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation; the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum; the Clinton School of Public Service, the first institution in the nation to offer a Master of Public Service (MPS) degree; and is a managing partner of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a national bipartisan executive-style leadership development initiative. Additionally, the Clinton Center is a world-class educational and cultural venue offering a variety of educational programs, special events, exhibitions, and lectures, presenting a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton.
Our renowned on-site restaurant, Forty Two, offers a variety of dining selections for Center visitors and locals alike. Stop by 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday to enjoy a delicious and affordable lunch featuring seasonal and locally grown ingredients. It’s farm-to-table in a modern museum setting. Admission fees are NOT required to dine at Forty Two; however, regular admission fees apply to tour the museum. Visit Website
The Clinton Museum Store, conveniently located in the lobby of the museum, offers a diverse selection of unique memorabilia and gifts, including books, accessories, collectibles, and more. The Museum Store also features items related to the current temporary exhibit. Admission fees are NOT required to shop at the Museum Store; however, regular admission fees apply to tour the museum.Visit Website