Storyline

Storyline

Arkansas State House Society to Host Derby Day Fundraiser

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Don your Southern summer best and enjoy food from Brewski's Pub & Grub while sipping on specialty drinks — like mint juleps, of course! — great locally made whiskey from Rock Town Distillery and craft beer from Lost Forty. The party starts at 3 p.m. on May 5 with lawn games, m... Read More

New Exhibit Honors 'Sons and Daughters of Arkansas's Delta at War'

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

In commemorating the centennial of America’s military involvement in World War I, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena has created an exhibition, "Over Here and There: the Sons and Daughters of Arkansas’s Delta at War," honoring the men and women of Arkansas’s Delta counties who answered t... Read More

Main Street Arkansas Cities Invest More Than $68 Million in 2017

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

  Main Street Arkansas cities recorded $68,731,656 in investments in downtown projects in 2017. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. “Investments in the historic commercial cores of our ... Read More

New Hiking Trail at Natural Area

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Work has been completed on a new hiking trail at Devil’s Knob-Devil’s Backbone Natural Area (DKDBNA) in Izard County. The trail is open to the public and will be dedicated in a ceremony later this year. Blue diamonds mark the path of this moderately difficult trail. DKDBNA became part o... Read More

Hank Kaminsky Named 2018 Arkansas Living Treasure

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Since the age of 19, 79-year-old Hank Kaminsky of Fayetteville has made a living as a full-time sculptor. He creates abstract sculptures, portrait busts, plaques and medals, as well as jewelry, belt buckles and pendants, most of which are inspired by landscapes. He is probably best-known for ... Read More

ANHC Receives Grant for $500,000

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently accepted a check for $500,000 from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT), the state agency responsible for administering the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant for Arkansas. The $500,000 that the ANHC received t... Read More

Annual Juneteenth celebration to be June 16 at MTCC

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will host its annual Juneteenth celebration on June 16. MTCC hosts the festival each year to celebrate African American freedom and achievement. This year’s event will be Saturday, June 16, from noon to 6 p.m. and will include vendors, food trucks, live mu... Read More

Heritage Month to Kick Off at New Natural Area

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

A May 2 opening with Gov. Asa Hutchinson is planned for Rattlesnake Ridge, the newest addition to Arkansas’s system of natural areas, managed by the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH). The dedication will take place at 2 p.m. ... Read More

Changes Coming to First Families Exhibit at Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Changes are coming to one of the Old State House Museum's most popular exhibits. The Old State House Museum is renovating its First Families Exhibit to tell the deeper stories of the First Ladies and Governors. The new First Ladies exhibit will no longer be just about the inaugural gowns,... Read More

“True Faith, True Light” Delights Audiences Young and Old at Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Since its opening in November 2016, "True Faith, True Light: The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley" has remained one of the most popular exhibits at the Old State House Museum. The installation tells the story of Ed Stilley, a “preacher man” from the rural Arkansas Ozarks, who – with no formal tr... Read More