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A note from the director

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, March 19, 2018

As director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, I take seriously our shared responsibility to tell the story of Arkansas. Mr. Bill Worthen, the longtime beloved former director at Historic Arkansas Museum, put it best when he said, “We protect the best of Arkansas.” As an agency of state ... Read More

2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Winners Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, March 07, 2018

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

Small Museum Grant Workshop & Panel Discussion

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Small Museum Grant Workshop & Panel Discussion Set for March 9 Grant application deadline is April 18 The Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) will host a panel and grant workshop on small museum management and resources on Friday, March 9, 2 – 4 p.m., in DAH’s Diamond Room at 1100 No... Read More

March 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

WWI Memorial Tree dedications and exhibits across the state are among the March 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 ... Read More

10 ways to create #AuthenticArkansas memories during Spring Break

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, February 26, 2018

Spring Break is almost here – and it’s the perfect opportunity to get the family out to explore the Natural State! Whether your interest is in outdoor activities, museums, history or art – the Department of Arkansas Heritage can help create #AuthenticArkansas memories to last a lifetime. ... Read More

Dardanelle Rotary to Sponsor WWI Memorial Tree

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, February 23, 2018

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved an application from Dardanelle Rotary Club to sponsor a World War I Memorial Tree, which will be located at Merritt Park in Dardanelle. The Committee and Commission are seeking to pl... Read More

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