Arkansas Made Gifts for Mother's Day

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, May 11, 2018

Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Still haven’t found a gift that comes from the heart? We can help with that! HAM's Museum Store has numerous unique Arkansas-made gifts that are made by local ar ... 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

Colonial Foodways Dinner Supported by Research by Morris S. “Buzz” Arnold

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 05, 2018

Colonial Foodways Dinner Supported by Research by Morris S. “Buzz” Arnold Tonight, HAM will host the second dinner in the “History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series,”  ... Read More

The B SIDES: Needlepoint Samplers

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, March 29, 2018

This post is part of an occasional series where the Historic Arkansas Museum shares works that didn’t make it to the “A-side” of our exhibitions or collection catalogues. So much  ... Read More

Needlework Samplers: Pictorial Motifs

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, March 02, 2018

Though it may be tempting to assign symbolic meaning to every pictorial motif (a distinct and recurring representational image) included in a needlework sampler, it’s impossible to know ... 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

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