Two new projects at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are bringing fresh perspectives to the connections between Arkansas and French history.
This Second Friday Art Night we will have three artists selling their creations: John Kushmaul, Gregory Moore, and Unicorn Dream Candles (Colin Jorgensen)! DJ Cat Dad will be performing! Join us for a fantastic (and free!) fun-filled evening.
Presentation on the life of Arkansan Katherine Breckinridge and the dress she wore to the coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas Romanov II in 1896.
Learn about the fight for women’s suffrage in Arkansas from community outreach archivist Danielle Afsordeh and create reproductions of suffrage pennants in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Learn about the fight for the creation and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Arkansas and create reproductions of vintage women’s movement campaign buttons in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Learn about the activism of rural Black women in Arkansas that centered around Home Demonstration Clubs in the early twentieth century. Watch a canning demonstration and take home a small jar of jam. Registration is required.
Susan Croce Kelly will join us in person to discuss the achievements and adventures of Lucile Morris Upton, captured in Kelly’s new book from the University of Arkansas Press: Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks: The Life and Times of Lucile Morris Upton.