May 2020
Digital Series

"Exploring Arkansas: Trails Less Traveled"

Join host Chuck Dovish as he highlights less-trafficked hiking and waterway options to experience safely while observing social distance in this 14-part, digital first series. He'll also publish a weekly blog, new each Monday, at myarkansaspbs.org .

Watch Wednesdays at 2 p.m. beginning May 6 at youtube.com/exploringarkansas , on Facebook and in the Engage Arkansas PBS app . Episodes will also air in prime time Thursday nights.
Programming

"In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story"

This half-hour coronavirus special will spotlight the many personal stories, photographs and videos shared by thousands of Americans in response to the prompt “I never expected…,” and viewers will hear firsthand accounts of how this global pandemic has affected the nation.

Tune in Friday, May 8, at 8 p.m., and share your story today at pbs.org/americanportrait .
Education

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8, Arkansas PBS is helping students thank teachers virtually with printable cards and social media prompts like "Post a #TBT that brings back memories of your favorite teacher." We'll also be featuring profiles of "Arkansas AMI" instructors as they share what inspires and motivates them.

Thank a teacher virtually, and join the celebration on Facebook .
Foundation

Be a Champion for Arkansas PBS

Your support makes a difference. Because of you, Arkansas PBS has been able to provide critical learning services and essential news and information during the COVID-19 crisis. Be a champion for Arkansas PBS, and help us meet our challenge of 3,000 new members by June 7 to receive a $20,000 grant.

Donate now at myarkansaspbs.org/donate .
Education

"Arkansas AMI" continues on Arkansas PBS

“Arkansas AMI” continues weekdays on Arkansas PBS. Joining the broadcasts have been Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, UAMS STAR Program and Appleseeds Teaching Farm, among others. Watch on ARPBS-1, online, in the Engage Arkansas PBS app or PBS Video app.

Learn more at myarkansaspbs.org/arkansasami , which has been viewed more than 1 million times since March 30.
Programming

National Memorial Day Concert

Tune in to the 31st annual broadcast of America’s national night of remembrance, honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and all those who gave their lives for our country.

Tune in Sunday, May 24, at 7 p.m. See the complete schedule at myarkansaspbs.org/schedule .
Streaming Programs

"American Masters: Charley Pride: I'm Just Me"

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice. This and other "American Masters" programs are streaming free for a limited time!

Stream now at watch.myarkansaspbs.orgStream all your favorites, all the time, with Arkansas PBS Passport .
Screening

"State of the Art" to be featured in Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series

Attend an online screening of Arkansas PBS's "State of the Art." After an exhilarating national journey of artistic discovery, 100 under-recognized American artists were selected for one unforgettable exhibition at Crystal Bridges. See the personal stories of seven of these diverse artists who are redefining the American aesthetic.

RSVP for the screening and discussion Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. on Facebook .