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Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Twenty-seven sites around Arkansas will participate in “Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day” on Nov. 11., which marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended hostilities in World War I at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918 – the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of... Read More

Groups across state to participate in 'Bells for Peace' on Nov. 11

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 26, 2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed Nov. 11, 2018, as “Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day.” The Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, to celebrate the end of Wor... Read More

DAH museums to participate in Big BOO!seum Bash Oct. 25

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 19, 2018

The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s three downtown Little Rock museums will participate in the Big BOO!seum Bash on Oct. 25. Historic Arkansas Museum, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Old State House Museum will provide free, family-friendly activities from 5:30-8 p.m. Guests are encoura... Read More

October 2018 WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 28, 2018

A variety of exhibits across the state are among the October 2018 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found at http://... Read More

Governor proclaims Nov. 11 as Bells of Peace: WWI Remembrance Day

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed November 11, 2018, as “Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day” and is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, to celebrate the end of World War I and to remember the millions who... Read More

September 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, September 04, 2018

A WWI reading retreat and exhibits across the state are among the September 2018 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be f... Read More

She Never Expected to Be There: Gay White (First Lady of Arkansas, 1981-1983)

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Life brought Gay Daniels far from being a self-described “Navy Brat” in Oakland, Calif., to the pinnacle of prominence as Gay White, First Lady of Arkansas. Life was indeed exciting, challenging and anything but normal for the Navy officer’s daughter. Born in Oakland on March 7, 1947, to... Read More

DAH Provides Support with Grants to Local Museums, Courthouses and Other Heritage Programs

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 14, 2018

By Stacy Hurst, Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage Arkansas is blessed with an abundance of unique places, special programs, and meaningful projects that help preserve and celebrate our heritage. Small museums, preservation projects, and educational programs, primarily fu... Read More

WWI Centennial Commemoration events during August

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, July 27, 2018

Movies, lectures and exhibits across the state are among the August 2018 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found... Read More

Explore the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, July 24, 2018

If you are in Arkansas for any length of time, you are sure to discover the delicious food and unique food culture of our state. Whether it’s the world’s sweetest watermelon in Hope, Delta tamales from Rhoda’s in Lake Village, or that legendary burger and fries from Feltner’s Whattaburger in Russ... Read More