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Sponsors Approved for 4 WWI Memorial Trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved four applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: • Mississippi River State Park, Marianna • Sheridan School District, Sher... Read More

Black History Month Events in Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, January 29, 2018

The Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) has compiled a list of Black History Month events taking place across Arkansas in February 2018.  This list includes events submitted to the Department and is not intended to be comprehensive. To have your event included, send an email to [email protected] Read More

Sponsors Approved for 6 WWI Memorial Trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, January 26, 2018

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved six applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Education Center, at the museum, Piggott... Read More

February 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, January 25, 2018

WWI Memorial Tree dedications and exhibits across the state are among the February 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, c... Read More

DAH Announces 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Finalists have been announced for the 2018 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Department of Arkansas Heritage launched the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame in 2016 to recognize Arkansas’s legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. Nominations were accepted... Read More

Explore #AuthenticArkansas Art

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 31 is National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day! Arkansas is full of artists. At the Department of Arkansas Heritage, we are inspired every day by different art forms, whether it's a painting, a needlepoint piece, a hand-carved instrument, a poem, a song, a quilt, dance, a p... Read More

Sponsors approved for 7 WWI memorial trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, January 12, 2018

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved seven applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: Stone County Honor Guard, Mountain View City Park South Arkans... Read More

A Portrait is Worth a Thousand Words

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Historians have always used drawings and paintings to give us insight into life in times past. Pictures are worth a thousand words, and portraits are no exception. Check out some of our favorite portraits held in Department of Arkansas Heritage collections: George Weigart, by unkno... Read More

Sponsors approved for 6 WWI memorial trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, December 15, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved six applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: • Madison County Public Library, at the library in Huntsville • American L... Read More

USS Little Rock to be commissioned Dec. 16

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 11, 2017

Arkansas has a unique opportunity to take part in a historic event on Dec. 16, when the commissioning of a new Naval vessel, the USS Little Rock, will take place. The ceremony will be held in Buffalo, New York, where the original USS Little Rock, which was decommissioned in 1976, now sits as... Read More