What We Do

Events

The QQA hosts a variety of events throughout the year. In addition to our free Preservation Conversations educational events, we also host the Summer Suppers series (dinner at historic properties), the Spring Tour (Mother’s day weekend), and a Mid-Century Modern Tour (on a biennial basis).

Specters, Spirits & Stories: A Haunted History Tour 

Come hang out with us at QQA's first ever Haunted History Tour on October 18, 2019. There will be two tours available: Tour 1 starts at 5:00 pm. Tour 2 starts at 7:30 pm.Take a bus tour around Little Rock and North Little Rock to visit some of the spookiest historic places around, and hear creepy folktales about hauntings -- some you may have never heard before! Ticket price includes tour, snacks, non-alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail. This event is intended for adults only.  Buy Tickets Here. 

Membership Meeting & Greater Little Rock Preservation Awards   

Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Moon Distributors Training Center, 2800 Vance Street, Little Rock, AR 72206
RSVP: Seating is limited. Please RSVP by October 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Click here or e-mail qqa@quapaw.com. 

This event is for QQA members only. If you would like to attend but are not member, please join here.   

Questions? Call 501-371-0075 ext. 3 to speak to our Membership & Activities Coordinator.

Preservation Conversations

The QQA hosts Preservation Conversations on the second Thursday of every month. All lectures are free and open to the public.  Please RSVP using the links below.  Download a Preservation Conversations Brochure.    

September 12, 2019 (Sold Out!) 

140th Anniversary of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences by Timothy Nutt.  

The success of the institution now-known as UAMS seemed uncertain after itsrocky establishment
in 1879. During the last 140 years, events, interesting personalities, and politics have shaped the state's only
academic health center.

October 10, 2019   

Historic Hardware with Mike Smith. RSVP Here. 

Mike Smith, Secretary of the Antique Doorknob Collectors of America,shares the history of the study and collection of antique ornamental hardware, especially doorknobs, as well as artifacts from his collection. 

November 14, 2019 

Weatherizing Your Historic Building    

A discussion about effective measures to weatherize historic buildings. Weatherization means implementing cost-effective measures to make a building's envelope more energy efficient. Weatherizing a historic building requires undertaking those measures in ways that have minimal impact on the historic buildings design and materials.  RSVP Here. 

December 12, 2019   

Race and Housing: How Urban Renewal Changed the Landscapes of Little Rock by John Kirk, PhD. RSVP Here. 

r. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History and director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, shares findings of his research on the impact of Urban Renewal policies on Little Rock's built environment.