William J. Clinton Presidential Center Announces Contingency Plan

Center Responds to Federal Government Shutdown 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 15, 2013) --  The William J. Clinton Presidential Center is a facility that houses federal, state, and private/non-profit entities.  These entities include the Clinton Library and Museum, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation.

As a result of the federal government shutdown, the permanent exhibits at the Clinton Library and Museum will be closed.  Walk-in visitors cannot be accommodated.

However, previously scheduled school and group tours will be honored although access will be limited to the Center’s temporary exhibit, “And Freedom for All: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.”

Forty Two, the Center’s on-site restaurant, the Clinton School of Public Service, the Clinton Museum Store and the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation will remain open.  Foundation event staff will also be available to discuss or plan future events.

For the week of Oct. 14 through Oct. 21, 2013:

*   October 17: THEA Foundation's "Engaging Curious Minds: Introduction to Arkansas A+"will proceed as planned.
*   October 19: The History Day Student Showcase has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
*   All previously scheduled private events will proceed as planned.
 
For information about programs at the Clinton School of Public Service, please visit www.clintonschool.uasys.edu.
 
In addition, Forty Two is offering a 25 percent discount on lunch for the duration of the shutdown.  Lunch is available Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 

 

 

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Little Rock, AR 72201

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The Clinton Center

The Clinton Presidential Center offers a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States William Jefferson Clinton. It also provides year-round educational and cultural opportunities to visitors of all ages that reflect President Clinton’s lifetime commitment to advancing opportunity for everybody, instilling responsibility throughout our society, and cultivating a sense of community within our great nation. The Clinton Center is home to the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and is a managing partner of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program.

Our renowned on-site restaurant, 42 bar and table, offers a variety of dining selections for Clinton Center visitors and locals alike. Featuring unparalleled views of the lighted pedestrian bridge and a menu with a delicious blend of local favorites and internationally-inspired cuisine, 42 bar and table ensures a presidential experience for every guest. Admission fees are NOT required to dine at 42 bar and table; 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