Blog

Preserve Our Past Art and Essay Invitational Opens

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, January 08, 2018

Fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students throughout Arkansas are invited to participate in the 27th annual “Preserve Our Past” art and essay invitational sponsored by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

Students in two categories, one for fifth- and sixth-grade students and one for seventh- and eighth-grade students, can enter an artwork or essay based on a historic Arkansas property that is at least 50 years old, focusing on how those properties reflect Arkansas history or why it is important to preserve the state’s historic places. All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2018.

First-, second- and third-place winners in each category will receive a trophy and winners in the art division will have their artwork framed, while those awarded honorable mention will receive ribbons. All students who enter will receive a certificate. Winning entries will be displayed at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock throughout May, which is Arkansas Heritage Month.

For more information or an entry form, write AHPP Art and Essay Invitational, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, call (501) 324-9786, send an e-mail inquiry to [email protected], or download the form at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/Learn-More/preserve-our-past-contest.

Please include your name and mailing address on any phone or e-mail messages.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.



Recent Posts


Tags

Madison County Arkansas Arkansas African American Civil War History Historic Preservation Alliance Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Prairie County Arkansas Civil Works Administration Sunken Lands Pike County Courthouse Fayetteville Arkansas Rosenwald Schools Let Freedom Ring Abolition of Slavery Polk County Arkansas Free Courthouse Poster Monroe County Courthouse American Legion Huntsville Arkansas 19th Century Road Construction Burdette Arkansas Marked Tree Arkansas Rosston Arkansas Tudor Revival Architecture Folk Victorian Architecture Perry County Arkansas African American education Pope County Arkansas Arkansas religious history Poinsett County Arkansas Dr. Ruth Hawkins Arkansas Design Network Destination Downtown Conference New Century Club of Camden Three States Lumber Company Central High School Neighborhood Historic District Miller County Free Lesson Plan Arkansas Railroad History Houston Arkansas Downtown Revitalization Grants Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Nevada County Arkansas Wingmead downtown revitalization Art Deco Architecture Monsanto Chemical Corporation Mississippi Main Street Association Civilian Conservation Corps downtown economic development historic telephone booth Barney Elias House 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation Newton County Arkansas Freedmen's Bureau Freedom Park Main Street Dumas Craftsman style architecture Main Street Arkansas Arkansas Humanities Council historic Arkansas properties Conway County Library Booneville Historical Preservation Society Camden to Washington Road National Historic Landmark Arkansas Preservation Awards Clarendon Arkansas Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Elias Camp Morris Ouachita County Arkansas Morrilton Arkansas Montgomery County Courthouse Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax Tolbert Gill Evelyn Gill Walker House Walks Through History Little Rock Central High School "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Rustic Architecture Main Street Searcy Saline County Arkansas International-Style Architecture Pike County Arkansas Henry Koen Office Building Naturalistic Architecture Ozark Farming Arkansas Register of Historic Places Phillips County Arkansas Burdette Plantation National Register of Historic County courthouse Restoration Grants Historic County Courthouses Dionicio Rodriguez Mississippi County Arkansas Main Street Batesville Arkansas Historic Preservation Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 Helena Arkansas National Register of Historic Places Pulaski County Courthouse Skillern House Centennial Baptist Church Bogg Springs Hotel Sandwiching in History Camden Public Library Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum Buffalo National River Benton Arkansas Delta Cultural Center Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District historic resort communities Main Street Siloam Springs Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops Duck Hunting Arkansas History Trail of Tears in Arkansas Gothic Revival architecture Roe Arkansas cemetery preservation free teacher resources Camden Arkansas U.S. Forest Service free history tours North Little Rock Arkansas free historic preservation workshop cemetery preservsation U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkansas Business History Mid-Century Modern Architecture Booneville Arkansas News Release Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Turner Restoration Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Edgar Monsanto Queeny Cumberland Presbyterian Church Flood Control Doddridge Arkansas Renaissance Revival Architecture Cemetery Preservation Library Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Pope County Courthouse Louisiana Main Street program 13th Amendment White County Courthouse Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut historic architecture Paris Arkansas Russellville Arkansas Monroe County Arkansas Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot most endangered historic places Erbie Arkansas Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Arkansas History Lesson Plans Forrest City Arkansas steel window restoration workshop Main Street Ozark Leake-Ingham Building Kiblah School Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Huntsville Commercial Historic District Bogg Springs Arkansas Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Real Estate Transfer Tax Forrest City Cemetery Montgomery County Arkansas Main Street Texarkana slipcover removal grants St. Francis County Historical Society

Archive