Pillow-Thompson House and Delta Cultural Center help foster the Culture of the Arkansas Delta.

The Pillow Thompson House is one of the most unique buildings in Helena, Arkansas.


This home was built in 1896 and hosts tours and events for the public.  It has been beautifully restored and has partnered with the Delta Cultural Center and other local institutions for many events.


The Delta Cultural Center has a number of sites around Helena including the welcome center below.

Delta Cultural Center, Helena, Arkansas

The Delta Cultural Center makes available educational programs for schools in the area and  staff go out to various sites for events as well.  Under administrator Kyle Miller, activities are set up to get the children and adults involved in ways which develop thinking about the culture and history of the Arkansas Delta. Even field trips to neighboring museums and sites are used to foster learning.


Activities are held at parks and clubs for children.  Fun activities that get kids involved in  positive ways.  Below, Education Assistant James Dean is conducting a program with children at Fort Curtis and is set up at Freeman Park for  Blues activity.


Below, Education Coordinator Richard Spillman  is conducting a program on the Civil War to children at Wynne Elementary.  He also does programs for adults like this paper making workshop.






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