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Passport Program Encourages Visits to Historic Sites

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s National Register of Historic Places Passport program continues to encourage Arkansans and heritage tourists to visit historic sites around the state, learning about Arkansas’s history while gaining stamps for prizes. The AHPP developed the Ark... Read More

Arkansas Arts Council Accepting Mini Grant Applications

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting applications for two of its popular mini grant programs: Arts in Education Mini Grants and Arts for Lifelong Learning Mini Grants. Both grants provide funding for residency programs that will occur between Oct. 1, 2017, and August 31, 2018. Applic... Read More

Arkansas Arts Council Seeks Nominations for 2018 Arkansas Living Treasure

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Arkansas Arts Council is seeking nominations for the 2018 Arkansas Living Treasure award. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Nomination forms are available at www.arkansasarts.org. Since 2002, the Arkansas Living Treasure program honors an Arkansan who is outstand... Read More

2nd Annual Beans, Greens & Cornbread Cook-off

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

In keeping with the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s recognition of the best in Arkansas foods through the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame initiative, the Delta Cultural Center will celebrate the culinary heritage of the Delta region with the second annual Beans, Greens & Cornbread Coo... Read More

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Civil War Roundtable of the Delta will feature Dr. Bobby Roberts presenting a program entitled "The Unburdening of Southern History: Will the Removal of Confederate Monuments Unburden Us of Our Past?,” on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The program will be at the Beth El Heritage Hall from 6-7 p.m. ... Read More

Another endangered bat documented at Hell Creek Natural Area

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, April 24, 2017

A federally endangered species, the Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), was recently added to the list of endangered species at Hell Creek Natural Area in Stone County. Two Indiana bats were documented during surveys in February by Bryan Rupar, ANHC Chief of Land Acquisition and Stewardship; Patr... Read More

44th Annual Territorial Fair to feature Historic Arkansas Foodways

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, April 24, 2017

Discover the cultures and conditions that shaped what 19th century Arkansans ate by taking a culinary tour through time as you watch frontier cooking at several stops and collect recipes as you go. Historic Arkansas Museum’s 44th Annual Territorial Fair will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May... Read More

Old State House to host Arkansas Artifact Fair

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, April 24, 2017

Bring World War I artifacts or other family treasures to the Old State House Museum on May 7 to learn more about them. In recognition of the centennial observation of World War I, the Arkansas Artifact Fair is an opportunity for anyone with an artifact or family heirloom to speak with ar... Read More

New MTCC exhibit to explore family, community

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, April 24, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is pleased to announce its latest exhibit, which features the work of New York-based photographer Nina Robinson, will open June 6. In 2014, Robinson’s grandmother and family matriarch fell ill. Compelled to visit her in Arkansas, Robinson traveled from N... Read More

Erica Campbell to headline 17th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, April 24, 2017

Recording artist and radio host Erica Campbell will headline the 17th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest on Saturday, May 20. This free event will run from noon to 7 p.m. on the Cherry Street Pavilion in downtown Helena. Campbell brings her style of urban contemporary gospel to the ... Read More