Calendar of Events

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee will sanction suitable events and activities throughout Arkansas during the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Great War, 2017-2018. During the time leading up to the centennial, the Committee website will include a calendar of WWI-related events taking place around the state.

If you have an event you would like included in the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee calendar of events, please fill out the event sanctioning form.

We are having technical difficulties with the website events-sanctioning form. Please send the information on your event, in the same format as the form, to [email protected] so that we can get your event on our schedule. If you previously submitted an event and it is not on our schedule, please re-submit via email. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Sanctioning Request Form

Questions? Send an e-mail to [email protected].

All Events

Ongoing

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Exhibit

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Dr.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Ongoing

Lonoke County and the Great War

The Museum of American History in Cabot
114 South First St.
Cabot, AR 72023
Ongoing

A Soldier's Haversack: A WWI themed loan box for schools

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ongoing

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum William Grant Still and WWI Exhibit

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Dr.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Ongoing

Camp Pike Exhibit

Arkansas National Guard Museum
Camp Robinson
704 E. Military Dr.
North Little Rock, AR

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ongoing

First Call: American Posters of WWI Exhibit

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ongoing

"On the Fields and in the Trenches: Relics of the First World War"


Arkansas State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ongoing

"Over Here and There: The Sons and Daughters of Arkansas' Delta at War" Exhibit

Delta Cultural Center
141 Cherry St.
Helena, AR 72342

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Aug
14

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at Delta Gateway Museum in Blytheville

Delta Gateway Museum
210 W. Main Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
Aug
18

Legacies of WWI & Arkansas Seminar

Old State House Museum
300 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sep
7

WWI Reading Retreat

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center
1021 W Cherry
Piggott, AR 72454

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Oct
5

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at the Mulberry Community Center

Mulberry Community Center
29 Kirksey Parkway
Mulberry, AR 72947
Oct
19

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at the Barton Public Library

Barton Library
200 E. 5th St.
El Dorado, AR 71730
Oct
23

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at the SouthArk Library

SouthArk Library
300 Summit Ave.
El Dorado, AR 71730

7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Oct
29

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at the Deer Public School

Deer Public School
Hwy 16
Deer, Arkansas

3:20 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Nov
5

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at the Mt. Judea School

Mt. Judea School
Hwy 123
Mt. Judea, Arkansas

3:20 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Nov
11

Bells of Peace

Various Locations around the state

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Nov
23

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit at UA Rich Mountain

University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
1100 College Drive
Mena, AR 71953

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.