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Experiencing the Rich Food Tradition of the Quapaw Tribe

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, February 22, 2018

Caption: Wooden bowl from Benton County, @AD 1200-1600, Courtesy of the University of Arkansas Museum Collections. Tonight, HAM will host the first dinner in the “History is Se ... Read More

2nd Friday Heart Night: 3 Reasons why 2FAN is a Great Date

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, February 08, 2018

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, February's 2nd Friday Art Night will have an especially romantic feel to it. As of late, conversation at HAM has been about how great museum dates  ... Read More

Capital Hotel takes Two of Three at 13th Ever Nog-of

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Historic Arkansas Museum hosted the 13th Ever Nog-off last Friday with an estimated 1,000 people in attendance throughout the evening. The event was kicked-off by HAM Director Swanne ... Read More

HAM Releases Bowie Knife Book

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, November 29, 2017

“A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America” officially went on sale this past Tuesday. The book, co-authored by Bill Worthen, former director of HAM, and Mark Zalesky, renowned knife expert ... Read More

44th Annual Territorial Fair

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, May 01, 2017

44th Annual Territorial Fair Historic Arkansas Foodways Saturday, May 13 10 am – 4 pm Free Discover the cultures and conditions that shaped what 19th century Arkansa ... Read More

2nd Friday Art Night Survey

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Have you been to 2nd Friday Art Night? We've got the survey (https://www.allcounted.com/s?did=cflmvodzhm8d7&lang=en_US) for you!  ... Read More

2017 Spring School Fair, Seed to Supper :: April 19 - April 21

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, March 27, 2017

Grades K - 6 9:30 am - 12 pm or 11 am - 1:30 pm This field trip program is typically $6 per student, but thanks to the Bill Worthen Future of History Fund (http://www.historicarkans ... 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

Fall School Fair 2016

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, September 12, 2016

Grades K - 6 9:30 am - 12 pm or 11 am - 1:30 pm This field trip program is typically $6 per student, but we're celebrating our 75th anniversary by offering free field trip programs th ... Read More

Hugo & Gayne Preller's House of Light opening April 8, 2016

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, March 16, 2016

April 8, 2016 5 - 8 pm, FREE 6 pm - Brief Introduction and Gallery Talk with Guest Curator, Chris Engholm, and Gayne Preller Schmidt, granddaughter of Hugo and Gayne Preller.  ... Read More