Beauty Blog: Part Five

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, April 24, 2020

By Carey Voss, Curator of Exhibits, and Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Researcher More is more: the significance of time, intricacy, and perfection School closures, layoffs, and soci ... Read More

The Root Café cooks dinner inspired by Arkansas fruits and berries

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, July 01, 2019

For the second dinner in our 2019 History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series, Jonathan Arrington and Jack Sundell of The Root Café presented a meal that was inspired by Arkansas’s ric ... Read More

Territorial Fare! HAM Celebrates Foodways of German and Scottish Immigrants

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, July 26, 2018

When Little Rock became the territorial capital of Arkansas in 1821, the city was still relatively small, with around 700 people living within its boundaries. Despite its small populati ... Read More

Chef Ringgold Cooks Colonial Arkansas

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, April 10, 2018

On April 5, Executive Chef Mary Beth Ringgold stepped back into Arkansas’s Colonial days to prepare for the second dinner of Historic Arkansas Museum’s History is Served: Arkansas ... Read More

Seasoned Little Rock chefs learn something new cooking Quapaw cuisine

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, February 26, 2018

INSPIRED BY QUAPAW CUISINE: Chefs Michael Selig (left) and Gilbert Alaquinez talk about cooking traditional Quapaw recipes. To kick off our inaugural History is Served heritage dinner s ... Read More

In the Workshop

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, October 31, 2016

The latest project of the museum’s conservator, Andy Zawacki, is the reproduction of an 1830s Pleasure Wagon (shown to the right). A pleasure wagon was a popular, single horse drawn carriage that  ... Read More

New to the collection: Day Remembered

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, June 01, 2015

This recent addition to the museum’s permanent collection, Day Remembered (1955)by Carroll Cloar, is a study drawing for the painting ( ... Read More

Museum Receives Rare Ashley-Crittenden Document

Historic Arkansas Museum - Saturday, May 30, 2015

Historic Arkansas Museum Commissioner Frances Ross accepted the donation of a rare document on September 26, 2012. The document dates to 1820 and is a partnership agreement between Chester Ashley  ... Read More

Arkansas Made

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, May 22, 2015

Elizabeth Lenora Hanna Elizabeth Lenora Hanna (1916 – 2008), was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas, and lived in Lonoke at the time of her death. After receiving her degree at the George Peabody Co ... Read More

Leaving a Legacy Gordon and Wenonah Fay Holl

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“It will go to the Historic Arkansas Museum because they focus on Arkansas artists.” This is what Wenonah Fay Holl (1915-2011) told Soirée in 2004 when asked what would happen after her death to t ... Read More