Welcome Home....

knife exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum

Event Details

knife exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum

Time: December 13, 2013 to June 27, 2014
Location: Historic Arkansas Museum
Street: 200 E. Third Street
City/Town: Little Rock, AR 72201
Website or Map: http://www.historicarkansas.o…
Event Type: world's, largest, bowie, knife, exhibit
Organized By: Jan Carter
Latest Activity: May 11, 2014

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America"

Comment Wall

Add a Comment

RSVP for knife exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum to add comments!

Join iKnife Collector

Comment by Mark Zalesky on December 10, 2013 at 10:12

Just in case anyone here lives within range of Little Rock, here's the schedule for opening weekend. All of these events are free and open to the public.

Friday December 13th

12:30 - 4:00 PM   Bowie Knife Symposium in the Ottenheimer Theater at the Museum. [talks on Samuel Bell, James Black, folding bowie knives, and counterfeits)

5 - 8 PM  Public Opening of the exhibit. Annual Nog-off (eggnog making competition), hors d'oeuvres, and music, all a part of 2nd Friday Art Night at the Museum


Saturday December 14th

10 AM - 12 noon and 1 - 4 PM  Bladesmithing in Blacksmith Shop, demonstrations by ABS MS and ABKA member Lin Rhea

10 AM - 4 PM  Knife Film Festival: videos in Ottenheimer Theater at the museum. Showing:
"The Iron Mistress" (1952, Alan Ladd & Virginia Mayo)
"Dirty Work: Arkansas's Knife Heritage from Bowie to Rambo" (2010, documentary)
"The Adventures of Jim Bowie" TV show starring Scott Forbes, first episode "The Birth of the Blade" (1956)
"The Sandbar Duel" documentary for Natchez TV, narrated by Jack Edmondson

Gallery Talks: Curator's Tours of the Bowie Knife Exhibit by Mark Zalesky and Bill Worthen

Special Performances: Jack Edmondson's presentations as Jim Bowie and/or on the Sandbar Fight

10 AM - 4 PM  Open House in all museum houses

Mark Z

Comment by Mark Zalesky on October 17, 2013 at 7:45

Here are two of Guy's knives from the exhibit, flanking one of mine -- these folding knives were the pocket-sized versions of bowies and dirk knives, and are an important part of our exhibit.

We'll have a grand opening Dec. 14th & 15th, and additional events the weekend of the Arkansas Custom Knife Show in February -- otherwise the museum is open 7 days a week and you can stop by anytime it's convenient. This is going to be something really special!

Mark Z

exhibit Guest Curator (and Knife World editor)

Comment by Guy on October 17, 2013 at 6:57

I have a few knives I've loaned to the Museum and look forward to seeing the exhibit.

Attending (4)

Franks Classic Knives

Latest Activity

Tracey Reed joined Nick Hansen's group
2 minutes ago
Tracey Reed joined Keelen Grimm's group
5 minutes ago
Tracey Reed joined Ken Mundhenk's group
8 minutes ago
tim payne commented on tim payne's photo
9 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Craig Henry's photo
13 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Craig Henry's photo
14 minutes ago
tim payne left a comment for Ken Mundhenk
16 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Charles Sample's photo
17 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Charles Sample's photo
19 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Alexander Noot's photo
28 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Fred Swan's photo
30 minutes ago
tim payne commented on D ale's photo
32 minutes ago
tim payne commented on J.J. Smith III's photo
33 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Fred Swan's photo
36 minutes ago
Tracey Reed posted an event

Belleville Knife Expo at Belle Clair Fairgrounds

July 10, 2015 at 2pm to July 12, 2015 at 2pm
37 minutes ago
tim payne commented on Ivars's group Knife Pattern Collectors
38 minutes ago
D ale commented on Fred Swan's photo
41 minutes ago
Jan Carter posted a status
"CLOSE OUT SALE! AXES AND HATCHETS ARE BEING DISCONTINUED! PRICES AT FINAL MARKDOWN!! http://www.hammersource.com/Hatchets/"
42 minutes ago
Tracey Reed is attending Jan Carter's event
Thumbnail

Blade Show 2015 at The Cobb Galleria

June 5, 2015 to June 7, 2015
44 minutes ago
Tracey Reed replied to Jan Carter's discussion Knife Days, a great show
45 minutes ago

Reed Cutlery Company

Visit Lee' s Cutlery

iKC discount code ikc

Cherokee Knife Supply

© 2015   Created by Jan Carter.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service