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

"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

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 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

Join HAM for the second year of the Arkansas Foodways Dinner

Historic Arkansas Museum - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Historic Arkansas Museum (HAM) will again host the “History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series” in 2019. The program, which is in its second year, explores Arkansas’s food heritage ... Read More