What We Do


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).

2019 Summer Suppers

2. Fine Dining in Soma: The Root Cafe. July 14, 2019. Buy Tickets Here. 

3. Dinner in the Valley: An Artist's Home. August 24, 2019.  Buy Tickets here. 

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.    

July 11, 2019   

Roofing Historic Buildings with Bray Sheet Metal  RSVP Here.  

Woody Simmons and Robert Purtle of Bray Sheet Metal wil share theirexperience and recommendationsfor proper roof maintenance with a variety of roofing materials. 

August 8, 2019

Quapaw Tribal Pottery with Betty Geadtke. RSVP Here.   

Betty Gaedtke, Quapaw Nation, discusses traditional methods of creating pottery.

September 12, 2019 

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

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.