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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

WWI Seminar Set for August 18 at Old State House

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Old State House Museum will host a seminar on Arkansas during World War I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, at the museum at 300 West Markham Street in Little Rock. The seminar, “The War to End All Wars: The Lega... Read More

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee kicks off ‘Votes for Women’ celebration on July 28

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee (WSCCC) will celebrate “Votes for Women” during a kickoff event and press conference from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 28 at the Old State House Museum. During the event, the committee, created in 2017 by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, will unveil i... Read More

Explore the Wilder Side of Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

Written by: Stacy Hurst, Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage The stunning diversity of Arkansas’s ecosystems is evident in our state’s conserved areas. Have you ever hiked in the Ouachita Mountains near the Cossatot River, fished a crystal clear river at Cow Shoals, kayaked th... Read More

Arkansans encouraged to 'ring the bells' for end of Great War

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, July 02, 2018

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, November 11, to celebrate the end of World War I and to remember the millions who fought, suffered and died in what was hoped to be “The Wa... Read More

Download the New Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App Now

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Taste Arkansas with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App “We are so pleased to bring the best of Arkansas’s food heritage to the palm of your hand. No matter where you go in Arkansas, there’s a Food Hall... Read More

June 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, May 31, 2018

Exhibits and WWI Memorial Tree dedications across the state are among the June 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 b... Read More

Combine fun and learning at our kids' summer day camps!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Don’t let your kids tell you they’re bored this summer! The Department of Arkansas Heritage has summer day camps happening across its divisions to keep kids’ minds and bodies active. June 5-8, Delta Days Day Camp (Delta Cultural Center, Helena) Take a trip back in time with this highly ... Read More

Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area opens today

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Today at 2 p.m., Governor Asa Hutchinson and Stacy Hurst, director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, dedicated Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area, the newest addition to Arkansas’s System of Natural Areas. The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), a division of the Department of Arka... Read More

May 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

New exhibits and WWI Memorial Tree dedications across the state are among the May 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, ca... Read More