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Nominate for the 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

The nomination period for the 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame is now open! Nominations will be accepted through October 31. This is the third year for the statewide program to recognize the legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events from every part of the state. “Food is ... Read More

“History in Color” to Open October 12

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

Historic Arkansas Museum (HAM) will unveil its newest exhibit “History in Color: The Spectrum of Daily Life in Early America” on Friday, Oct. 12. The exhibit is an examination of historical objects that explore the spectrum of color that shaped cultural attitudes and influenced trends in fash... Read More

Beans, Greens & Cornbread: DCC Celebrates the Delta’s Culinary Heritage

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

Bring on the ‘Beans, Greens and Cornbread,’ and you’ve got the Delta Cultural Center’s (DCC) third annual culinary heritage cook-off! The DCC will celebrate this intriguing dimension of the region’s cultural heritage with a cook-off that applauds the unique tastes of the Arkansas Delta. It ... Read More

Longtime Educator Joins the Black History Commission of Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

Longtime educator and social justice advocate Dr. Jesse Hargrove has been appointed to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. He replaces Dr. John Graves. “The commission is important because history, heritage and culture must be protected and preserved, but more importantly, it must be us... Read More

Native seed program moves forward

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has embarked on an exciting project that aims to provide locally-sourced native seed for large-scale ecological restoration and conservation throughout the state. The Arkansas Native Seed Program, a partnership between the ANHC and the Arkansas... Read More

Nov. 11 proclaimed as WWI Remembrance Day

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 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... Read More

Improvements to begin at Jacob Wolf House

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Jacob Wolf House Historic Site in Norfork will be seeing some major improvements over the next several months. Grant funding from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council will enable: Restoration work to the territorial courthouse and John Wolf cabin Renovation of an older... Read More

Arkansas Arts Council Awards Celebrate, Reward Individual Artists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Arkansas Arts Council spotlighted nine Arkansas artists with its Individual Artist Fellowship Award during a Sept. 27 award ceremony at the Historic Arkansas Museum. “It was a great opportunity for artists to come together and celebrate the arts,” artist Aaron J. Fisher said. Fisher is am... Read More

Arkansas Arts Council Promotes Grants, Workshops for Artists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

From mini-grants to individual awards, opportunities for local artists abound at the Arkansas Arts Council. The Council is taking applications for the Arts on Tour Roster until Oct. 19 and taking nominations for the 2019 Living Treasure Award until Nov. 16. Meanwhile, the Arts in Educati... Read More

First Ladies exhibit reopens at Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Old State House Museum reopened its exhibit on the lives of Arkansas’s leading ladies in September. “First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of Their Times” explores the lives and accomplishments of governor’s wives throughout Arkansas’s history and contains the largest exhibition of first la... Read More