Arkansawyers Blog Series: Introduction

Historic Arkansas Museum - Sunday, August 09, 2020

What makes Arkansas, Arkansas? As part of the Arkansas Arts Center’s 62nd Annual Delta Exhibition, Brian Lang, Chief Curator of the AAC, asked Historic Arkansas Museum to create a themed g ... 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

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

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

Arkansas artists David Carpenter & Neal Harrington

Historic Arkansas Museum - Wednesday, November 04, 2015

David Carpenter Sculptor David Carpenter’s desire to find comfort in chaos drives him to work through several iterations. Carpenter explains, “My attempt is not to map what is u ... Read More

Suggin Territory: The Marvelous World of Folklorist Josephine Graham

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

Arkansas Made Gallery Josephine Graham (1915-1999) a.k.a. “Josus,” was a celebrated artist and folklorist of Arkansas’s White River culture. Her “Suggin” folk paintings depict the Depression ... Read More

Suyao Tian: Entangled Beauty

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, April 09, 2015

2nd Floor Gallery The artwork of Suyao Tian is influenced by both eastern and western cultures. Her art explores contrast, cooperation and balance. Her musical background contributes concept ... Read More

John Harlan Norris: Public Face

Historic Arkansas Museum - Friday, February 13, 2015

In a twist on traditional portraiture, painter John Harlan Norris focuses on the uniforms and tools of each sitter’s trade in order to describe the subject’s complex relationship with his or her p ... Read More