The Delta Cultural Center is committed to the preservation of the history of the Arkansas Delta. The museum suggests the following links of interest:
Department of Arkansas Heritage Agency Links
- Arkansas Arts Council
The mission of the Arkansas Arts Council is to advance and empower the arts in Arkansas for the benefit of all Arkansans by developing, encouraging and supporting arts in education for lifelong learning, community cultural development, fair and equitable access to the arts for all Arkansans, artistic excellence, diversity and innovation.
- Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program identifies, evaluates, registers, and preserves Arkansas's historic and cultural resources and seeks to instill a preservation ethic in future generations of Arkansans. The agency also houses the Main Street Arkansas program, which works with local communities to revitalize downtown commercial areas.
- Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Preserving the rare species and natural communities of Arkansas. By focusing attention upon those natural communities and species that need the most protection, the ANHC can help to ensure that Arkansas's unique natural diversity is not lost.
- Department of Arkansas Heritage
Since 1975, the Department of Arkansas Heritage has been promoting and coordinating the discovery, preservation and presentation of Arkansas's natural and cultural resources.
- Historic Arkansas Museum
The Historic Arkansas Museum is a historic site museum of Arkansas's frontier days. Five pre-Civil War houses, on their original block, are restored to antebellum appearances. Guided tours of the historic houses encounter actors portraying original residents.
- Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
The mission of the Cultural Center is to collect, preserve, interpret, and celebrate Arkansas's African American culture and community from 1870 to the present, and to inform and educate the public about black achievement - especially in business, politics, and the arts. Continuing the tradition of the Mosaic Templars, the Center will be a place for community sharing and education; a place that inspires innovation, entrepreneurship, and achievement.
- Old State House
The Old State House museum is housed in the oldest surviving state capital west of the Mississippi. The magnificent structure overlooking the Arkansas River houses a multimedia museum of Arkansas state history, with a special emphasis on women's history, political history, and educational programming for school children.
- Edwardian Inn
built in 1904, the beautiful home now serves as a bed and breakfast.
Built in 1900, the bed and breakfast overlooks historic downtown Helena
- KFFA Radio
Home of King Biscuit Time radio show.
One of the largest free blues festivals in the United States. Held annually the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Columbus Day in October.
- Magnolia Hill
- Main Street Helena
Founded in 1984 as one of the original Main Street Arkansas projects, Main Street Helena continues to make great strides in restoring, preserving and restructuring Historic Downtown Helena.
- Pillow Thompson House
Built in 1896, the restored home offers visitors a look at one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture in the South. The house was restored through a joint effort of the community and Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas.
- The Phillips County Chamber of Commerce
A voluntary organization of the business community of Phillips County.
- The Wild Hog Motorcycle Festival
Wild Hog Musicfest and Motorcycle Rally, held annually in April in downtown Helena. Activities include music, stage and motorcycle contests and events.
- MS River Parkway Commission (Great River Road)
A multi-state organization which works collectively to preserve, promote, and enhance the scenic, historic, and recreational resources of the Mississippi River, to foster economic growth in the corridor, and to develop the national, scenic and historic parkway known as the Great River Road.
- Southeastern Museums Conference
A nonprofit membership organization that serves 12 states throughout the Southeast - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia - and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. SEMC fosters professionalism, mutual support, and communication among its members and the larger museum community.
- American Association for State and Local History
The only comprehensive national organization dedicated to state and local history.
- American Association of Museums
The AAM represents the museum community, addresses its needs, and enhances museums' ability to serve the public.
- America's Byways
A grass-roots collaborative effort established to help recognize, preserve and enhance selected roads throughout the United States. Since 1992, the National Scenic Byways Program has provided funding for almost 1500 state and nationally designated byway projects in 48 states.
- National Trail of Tears Association
Promotes and engages in the protection and preservation of Trail of Tears National Historic Trail resources.