Philadelphia artist Mia Rosenthal, whose work is part of the "12th National Drawing Invitational: Outside the Lines" exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center, will give a talk at the Arts Center at noon Friday as part of the "Feed Your Mind" lunchtime lecture series and then offer a drawing workshop on Saturday. /more/
UCA's Baum Gallery director Barclay McConnell is seeking volunteers to gather up materials for stick-weaving artist Patrick Dougherty, who's in Conway preparing to build a sculpture on the UCA campus. /more/
The Sequoyah National Research Center opens its exhibition, "Toy Tipis and Totem Poles: Native American Stereotypes in the Lives of Children,” more than 1,500 objects and documents from the Hirschfelder-Molin collection, with a reception 5:30 p.m. tonight. /more/
UALR gallery director Brad Cushman talks about UALR's new exhibition, "Piranesi and Perspectives of Rome," featuring the works by the 18th century engraver from the university's and other collections, in this video. /more/
Expressionist figurative works by Theresa Pfarr, mixed media on paper by Fay Ku and large-scale photographs of the Mississippi Delta by Kathleen Robbins go on exhibit today in the Baum Gallery of the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. There will be a reception at 4 p.m. with music by High Lonesome. /more/
Nigerian-American artist Victor Ekpuk, whose work in on exhibit in the "12th National Drawing Invitational: Outside the Lines" exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center, will create a drawing on the wall of the Arkansas Arts Center and speak about his work at starting at 6 p.m. tonight. /more/
Ceramicist Barbara Satterfield, one of the Arkansas Times' "Visionaries" in 2013, has announced the creation of a touring, interactive sculpture exhibit that will be installed in public places in Helena, Heber Springs, Dardanelle and Warren before the final exhibition at the Cox Creative Center. /more/
The Thea Foundation's annual sidewalk chalk art event is tomorrow at the Clinton Center. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER, 1200 President Clinton Ave.: “Thea Paves the Way,” sidewalk chalk art event for students, 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 13, with music, family activities; “Chihuly,” studio glass, through Jan. 5, 2015; permanent exhibits on the Clinton administration.
We ended up adopting Fred due to his incorrigible stubbornness. Originally bred to track game, basset hounds can be amazingly persistent. It sometimes appears that when their noses are working, their hearing shuts down.
The Koch political lobby is trying mightily to pretend it supports American farmers and that Tom Cotton's vote against the farm bill isn't a measure of farm support. A new report from a Democratic organization blows that dishonest messaging out of the water.