Historic Arkansas Commission Meeting

The meeting will be conducted via Zoom and in-person.  Lunch will be provided in the Loughborough Conference Room for those who wish to attend in-person, and it will be Wright’s BBQ this month! Kevin Waruszewski from Everon (formerly ADT), LeRoy Bobbitt with Axis Communications (security cameras) and Mike Hale, ADPHT security systems specialist, will join […]

Genealogy Lunch and Learn with the DCC

The DCC would like to invite everyone out, who are interested, to a special “Lunch and Learn” genealogy workshop on Friday, June 28, 2024, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Depot Museum Delta Eagle Room at 95 Missouri Street in Helena-West Helena, AR.

July 4 With The DCC

Please help celebrate the 4th of July holiday with a special event sponsored by the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas on July 4, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Living Craft Workshop: Traditional Caddo Pottery  with Chase Kahwinhut Earles

$25, includes lunch and supplies. Minimum age for participation is 18.
Caddo artist Chace Earles has found purpose in reviving and reintroducing Caddo pottery traditions. He creates traditional and modern interpretations of his ancestral pottery which is in the permanent collections of several museums across the country.

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the history of traditional Caddo pottery,  how their ancient clay was made, and learn about the process of pit firing. Then, you’ll make a basic pot or jar with commercial clay.
Register online to attend. 

Geneology After Hours

Arkansas State Archives/Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives invites you to sharpen your family history skills at this after-hours event.  Whether new to genealogy or a long-time researcher, come learn how to get started, or learn more about the resources SARA has to offer for researching southwest Arkansas. Those new to genealogy should bring vital records information such as names, birth and death dates and places, and marriage dates and places for themselves, their parents, and grandparents to help with a starting point. 
Melissa Nesbitt, Archival Manager of SARA, will assist those new to genealogy with tips on how to get started and will highlight materials available for southwest Arkansas at SARA.
Registration is required by June 21, 2024 and this event is limited to 15 people. Pizza will be served to attendees.
For more information, contact Melissa Nesbitt at melissa.nesbit@arkansas.gov or (870) 983-2633.

Register today.

2nd Friday Art Night, June

Opening reception, live music, #ArkansasMade beer and moonshine, hand-cut silhouette portraits and more!

DCC Delta Days Summer Camp 2024

The DCC is excited to announce the return of our Kid’s Delta Days Summer Camp at the Depot Museum from Monday, June 24, to Thursday, June 27.

Delta Craft-Master’s Workshop

The Delta Cultural Center is partnering with the Legacy Birthing Project to teach long lost crafts and life skills such as quilt making, sewing, knitting, cooking, gardening, and so much more.

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