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

Sanctioning Request

The Commission has established procedures under which activities to be held in 2017 and 2018 will be permitted to display the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee logo as officially sanctioned WWI Commemorative Events. Please click here for a copy of the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee sanctioning request form and here for a copy of the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee sanctioning procedures guidelines. The Committee logo is a registered trademark and can be used only with the written permission of the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee. Events that have received permission to use the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee logo are marked with the Committee logo on the list below.


Request For Sanctions

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I have read this form and understand the sanctioning objectives of the Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee. On behalf of my organization, I attest that the activity described above conforms with the stated requirements. I understand that any violation of these requirements may result in the denial or loss of sanction as an official activity of the celebration. I further realize that the Committee has the sole right to sanction all WWI Centennial events.




Sanctioning Guidelines* Sanctioning Guidelines* (65 KB)

All Events

Jan
1

"In Fields Far Away" Exhibit

Rogers Historical Museum
322 South Second St.
Rogers, AR 72756
Jan
1

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum Exhibit

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Dr.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Jan
1

Lonoke County and the Great War

The Museum of American History in Cabot
114 South First St.
Cabot, AR 72023
Jan
1

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
Jan
1

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.

Jan
1

First Call: American Posters of WWI Exhibit

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Jan
1

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


Arkansas State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Jul
20

Grand Opening of Camp Pike Exhibit

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

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Aug
5

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Washington County Historical Society
118 East Dickson Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Aug
23

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Historic Cane Hill Museum
18040 McClellan Road
Cane Hill, AR 72717
Sep
20

The DAR and the World War I Mural at the Historic Washington County Courthouse

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
118 W. Johnson Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sep
5

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Arkansas Supreme Court Library
625 Marshall Street, Suite 1500
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oct
10

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

91 W Fulbright Avenue
Williams Baptist College
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Nov
1

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Bailey Library
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, AR 72032

8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Nov
11

Untold Stories: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I Exhibit

TBD

TBD -

Nov
11

Untold Stories: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I Symposium

TBD

TBD - TBD

Dec
6

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I

Cross County Library
410 Merriman St E
Wynne AR, 72396
Dec
19

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I” Traveling Exhibit

Museum of Regional History
219 State Line Avenue
Texarkana, Texas