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"The Sonny" to be awarded to James "Tail Dragger" Jones

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, October 05, 2017

The Delta Cultural Center’s Sonny Payne Award for Blues Excellence – lovingly referred to as “The Sonny” – is presented annually recognizing individuals who have strongly influenced the blues mu ... Read More

2017 Blues Heritage Youth Art Reception

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, September 28, 2017

The DCC will host a reception to announce the winners of the 2017 Blues Heritage Youth Art Competition on Tuesday, October 3. The event will be held at the Depot, 95 Missouri Street from 5:30 - 6: ... Read More

Educational Workshops Planned for Fall

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Delta Cultural Center education coordinator Richard Spilman is planning a series of workshop focusing on teaching skills from a bygone era. These workshops are free, but registration is requi ... Read More

Hometown Teams to Celebrate Sports

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The Delta Cultural Center’s upcoming exhibit, “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America,” celebrates sports of all kinds and examines the many roles that sports play in American society. The  ... Read More

Dr. Curt Fields to Portray Gen. U.S. Grant at CW Roundtable

Delta Cultural Center - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The Delta Cultural Center will host the Civil War Roundtable of the Delta on Monday, August 7, with Dr. E.C. (Curt) Fields presenting a first person portrayal of General U.S. Grant. The event ... Read More

New Exhibit Features Rarely Seen Items

Delta Cultural Center - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Delta Cultural Center opened a new exhibit entitled, “Special Presentation: Out of the Dark and Into the Limelight,” on July 6 at the DCC’s Visitors Center, 141 Cherry Street. This specia ... Read More

Civil War Weapon Demonstration

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Plans are underway to observe the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Helena which was fought on July 4, 1863. The observance will take place on July 4 at Fort Curtis, 350 Columbia St., from 9 ... Read More

DCC Increases Outreach

Delta Cultural Center - Friday, June 09, 2017

The Delta Cultural Center (DCC) was established in 1990 and was charged with preserving, interpreting, and presenting the heritage of the Arkansas Delta. As the only museum of the Department  ... Read More

DCC to Host Day Camp

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, May 11, 2017

Have you ever wondered what life was like 150 years ago? The Delta Cultural is offering a Delta Days Day Camp that will include games, activities, and crafts from this bygone era. The day cam ... Read More

Erica Campbell to Headline 2017 Gospel Fest

Delta Cultural Center - Thursday, May 04, 2017

The 17th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest, held each May at the Cherry Street Pavilion, features the finest local, regional and national gospel performers. This year’s event will be  ... Read More