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Beauty Blog: Part Two

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, April 21, 2020

By Carey Voss, Curator of Exhibits, and Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Researcher Since it is necessary to physically distance ourselves from others, this is a perfect time to reflect on be ... Read More

Beauty Blog: Part One

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, April 20, 2020

By Carey Voss, Curator of Exhibits, and Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Researcher Experiences of beauty provoke emotional and physical responses that allow us to escape uncomfortable fee ... Read More

Beauty Blog

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, April 20, 2020

By Carey Voss, Curator of Exhibits, and Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Researcher For those of us at Historic Arkansas Museum, this week marks one month of cancelled events, telecommuting, an ... Read More

#HAMily Quilt

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Quilts have been made for centuries, and they’ve been made for bringing beauty and color into their makers lives as well as offering warmth and comfort. Often quilts were put together dur ... Read More

"Deadly Foe to Mankind" - Eggnog

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, December 13, 2019

By Victoria Chandler Throughout Arkansas’s history, fewer drinks have remained as popular and prominent as eggnog. In the late 1800s, as December drew near, the saloons and bars across Little ... Read More

La Salle’s Impact on North American Maps (or How one man’s blunders influenced early maps of North America)

Historic Arkansas Museum - Monday, October 21, 2019

By Kathryn Bryles Prior to La Salle’s voyage down the Mississippi River and into Texas, the interior of North America was a vast blank space on European-made maps. Cartographers used  ... Read More

Uncover the true history of Arkansas quilts

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, August 28, 2019

“Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” –Mark Twain Myths about the history of quilting persist because they make great stories, and we want to believe them because they  ... 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

Exhibit featuring quilts from museum’s collection to open in July

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, June 21, 2019

Historic Arkansas Museum is pleased to announce the opening of “Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts” on Friday, July 12. The new exhibit, which is free to view, will be house ... Read More

Chef Rains Cooks Catfish Four Ways

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, April 19, 2019

Smoked, brined, fried & stewed, Little Rock chef Scott Rains, of Table 28, cooked catfish four ways for Historic Arkansas Museum’s History is Served dinner on April 18.th The meal cele ... Read More