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).

2019 55th Spring Tour of Homes 

May 11-12, 2019 

All Spring Tour event tickets are on sale now! 

Join the QQA for the 55th Spring Tour of Homes in MacArthur Park, Little Rock’s oldest historic district. Visit the Mills-Davis House and the Bracy-Manning House on sixth street, the Holtzman-Vinsonhaler house on 9th street, and others. Check back here for more details on the homes chosen for this year’s tour.

Tickets    

  • Early Bird Tour Tickets ($20.00)  
  • Candlelight Tour, Dinner & Silent Auction ($150.00)   
  • Mother's Day Brunch ($60.00)  

Click Here to Purchase Tickets! 

Dates & Times

May 11, 2019

  • Tour starts at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Candlelight Tour, Dinner & Silent Auction starts 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm (located at the Arkansas Arts Center) 

May 12, 2019

  • Mother’s Day Brunch 11:00 am -- 1:00 pm (located at Curran Hall, 615 E. Capitol)
  • Tour 1:00 pm -- 5:00 pm

Check-in Sites

  • Curran Hall, 615 E Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72202.
  • Macarthur Park, outside the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202.   
  • The Patrick Powers House, 1402 Commerce, Little Rock, AR 72202.

Want to Volunteer for the Spring Tour? Click Here to Sign up!  

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. 

April 11, 2019  

Insurance for Historic Properties by Patrick Anders. RSVP Here. 

Knob and tube wiring can cause an owner of a historic home trouble in getting insurance.  Architect Patrick Anders will define knob and tube, discuss the pros and cons of this wiring system, how to upgrade wiring in old houses, and the problems in obtaining insurance for historic homes.   

May 9, 2019  

Historic Wooden Windows by Steve Hurd. RSVP Here. 

Preservation architect, Steve Hurd, explains why property owners  should restore historic windows and a how-to when restoring them.   

June 13, 2019 

Historic Stained Glass Windows by Jay King. RSVP Here. 

Jay King of Arkansas Glassworks explains the care, maintenance, and restoration of historic stained glass windows.