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Arkansawyers Blog Series – Part Three

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Just for the love of the work... Makers Arley Payne, Arthur Arlington Castera, and “the elusive Ex-Confederate" certainly fit Ethel C. Simpson’s summarization of early settlers of the state as  ... Read More

Arkansawyers Blog Series: Part Two

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, August 11, 2020

When British Naturalist Thomas Nuttall arrived at the Arkansas Post, he commented that a particular Arkansan“did not appear to have had much acquaintance with the civilized world.” This perhaps al ... Read More

Giving Voice

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, May 21, 2020

By Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Researcher, and Joleen Linson, Director of Education Over Historic Arkansas Museum’s 79 year lifespan, our interpretation of the people who lived on thes ... Read More

“Tablescapes” of Colonial Arkansas

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, May 07, 2020

By Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made Resesarcher For the 2nd History is Served dinner of 2018, guests were treated to a night all about the French and Spanish colonists of Arkansas. Part of t ... Read More

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

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

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

History is Served dinner to celebrate 2019 Arkansas Food of the Year

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The “History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series” makes its return on Thursday with this year’s dinners focusing on ingredients that are integral to Arkansas’s food culture. In recogn ... Read More