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).

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 for 2020.  

January 9, 2020 

Preservation Conversations: History of Public Water in Central Arkansas by Tad Bohannon. 

Join the QQA as we hear Tad Bohannon speak about the history of public water in Central Arkansas. C. Tad Bohannon has served as Chief Executive Officer of Central Arkansas Water, the largest public drinking water system in Arkansas, since 2016. CAW has operating revenues in excess of $70 million and serves over 450,000 consumers in 17 communities. RSVP Here. 

February 13, 2020

Preservation Conversations: Abatement Issues with Historic Properties, by Jason Dixon of Snyder Environmental. Join the QQA as we discuss abatement issues and historic properties with Jason Dixon of Snyder Environmental. You can find out about their abestos abatement work here. You can RSVP here. 

March 12, 2020

Preservation Conversations: Solar 101 for Historic Places, Seal Energy Solutions by Heather R. Nelson and Josh Davenport Seal. Join the QQA as we discuss using solar on historic properties. You can RSVP here. 

April 9, 2020 

Preservation Conversations: Chimney Safety: Maintenance and Repair by Jason Ward with Firecrest Chimney Services, LLC.  Join the QQA for a discussion about chimney maintenance in historic structures. Jason Ward, owner of Firecrest Chimney Service LLC has lots of experience working with historic homes, including removal of 70 years worth of bat droppings during the restoration of the Mills-Davis house in the MacArthur Park Neighborhood Historic District. Mr. Ward has 19 years experience as a firefighter as well as a chimney sweep. RSVP here.

May 9-10, 56th QQA Spring Tour 2020 

Check back for more details.   

May 14, 2020

Preservation Conversations: Albert Pike: The Man and the Scottish Rite Temple by Maureen Richmond

Join the QQA as we discuss the Albert Pike Memorial Masonic Temple in Little Rock. RSVP here.

June 11, 2020

Preservation Conversations: Vestal Florists by Sarah Vestal

Join the QQA as we listen to Sarah Vestal talk about the history of her family's horticulture and floral businesses in Little Rock. RSVP here. 

July 9, 2020

Preservation Conversations: Rackensack Folklore Society Pulaski County by Charlotte Copeland and others.

Join the QQa to learn more about the Rackensack Folklore Society. RSVP here.