Favorite

Houses for boomers 

Lecture at AAC addresses future needs of aging population.

WELTY: At Walton.
  • WELTY: At Walton.

A University of Arkansas architect who consults with agencies on how to design affordable, adaptable and inclusive housing will give a talk Tuesday, Dec. 5, on the housing trends and the needs of Arkansas’s aging baby boomers.

Assistant professor Korydon H. Smith, author of “ ‘Colored’ Socks in the ‘All-White’ Laundry: A Brief History of Inclusive Design Thinking,” will give the talk at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Art of Architecture Series at the Arkansas Arts Center. Smith will discuss housing problems and designs that could meet the future needs of the boomer generation.

A reception will be held at 6 p.m. The lecture is free. For more information, call 372-4000.

The Friends of Contemporary Craft “Conversation” series features ceramic artist Don Reitz on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Arts Center.

Reitz, holder of the 2005 Peter Voulkos Fellowship Award of the Archie Bray Foundation, will talk about his work with stoneware and salt and wood-firing techniques. He’ll also be the juror for the 49th annual Delta Exhibition that will hang at the Arts Center Jan. 12 through Feb. 25.

The talk is at 6 p.m. A light dinner will be served afterward. Tickets are $12 for FOCC members and $15 for guests. Reserve at 396-0357.

On Monday, Dec. 4, The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville opens two socially conscious exhibits: “Passionate Observer: Photographs by Eudora Welty” and “From Slavery to Freedom: The Issue of Race in Film.”

The Welty show, in the Joy Pratt Markham gallery, includes more than 50 photos the writer took in the 1930s in her home state of Mississippi for the Works Progress Administration. The exhibit was developed by the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson. “From Slavery to Freedom” features posters from the Separate Cinema Archive that illustrate the evolution of the treatment of race in American film from the 1900s until today. The show will hang in the Cynthia H. Coughlin Gallery. Both exhibits will run through Feb. 17.

More Christmas shopping opportunities: The Art Student Association and the Clay Guild of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Central Arkansas Clay Club are selling student works on their respective campuses.

At UALR, works on paper, paintings, ceramics and jewelry will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 1, in the Fine Arts Building.

The Clay Club sale is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 on the lawn of the Student Center on the Conway campus. Proceeds will help Clay Club students attend the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in Louisville, Ky., next year. For more information, call Liz Smith at 501-450-5780.

Favorite

Tags:

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Most Shared

  • Department of Arkansas Heritage archeologist resigns

    Bob Scoggin, 50, the Department of Arkansas Heritage archeologist whose job it was to review the work of agencies, including DAH and the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, for possible impacts on historic properties, resigned from the agency on Monday. Multiple sources say Scoggin, whom they describe as an "exemplary" employee who the week before had completed an archeological project on DAH property, was told he would be fired if he did not resign.
  • Lessons from Standing Rock

    A Fayetteville resident joins the 'water protectors' allied against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
  • Child welfare too often about 'punishing parents,' DCFS consultant tells legislators

    Reforms promised by the Division of Children and Family Services are "absolutely necessary," the president of DCFS's independent consultant told a legislative committee this morning. But they still may not be enough to control the state's alarming growth in foster care cases.
  • Donald Trump taps Tom Price for HHS Secretary; Medicaid and Medicare cuts could be next

    The selection of Tom Price as HHS secretary could signal that the Trump administration will dismantle the current healthcare safety net, both Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Fake economics

    Fake news is a new phenomenon in the world of politics and policy, but hokey economic scholarship has been around as long as Form 1040 and is about as reliable as the news hoaxes that enlivened the presidential campaign.

Latest in Art Notes

Visit Arkansas

Arkansas remembers Pearl Harbor

Arkansas remembers Pearl Harbor

Central Arkansas venues have a full week of commemorative events planned

Event Calendar

« »

December

S M T W T F S
  1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Woeful

    • If the UA could get the SEC to stop all games if at any time…

    • on December 2, 2016
  • Re: Woeful

    • The Mizz loss was worse than getting beat by Louisiana-Moron

    • on December 2, 2016
 

© 2016 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation