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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:18:00

Friday in Hot Springs: 'Place Holders' at Justus

Hot Springs' monthly Gallery Walk on Friday, May 5, should lead you to Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827 A Central Ave.,  where work by a number of Arkansas artists will be featured in a show called "Place Holders."

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 15:43:00

Big night in Argenta: Harringtons at Laman, a Southern spring at Greg Thompson

Neal Harrington, Tammy Harrington, Jed Jackson, Alan Gerson, Dolores Justus, Stephano Sutherlin: Those are six reasons — and there are many more — to head over to Argenta tonight for the monthly ArtWalk, 5-8 p.m.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:06:00

Louise Halsey chosen 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure

Weaver Louise Halsey of Oark, who creates fine art, rugs and dolls, and whose weavings of houses on fire ignited such admiration that she was included in the 2012 Women to Watch exhibition at the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., has been named by the Arkansas Arts Council as the 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure. The annual award goes to a dedicated craftsperson who has helped preserve the craft by teaching to others.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 17:05:00

More Delta news: The artist lineup

The 59th Annual Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center, to open June 9, will feature 73 works by 57 artists from seven states, the Arts Center announced today. Read the news release here. Of the 57 artists, 41 are from Arkansas.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 16:56:00

Cantrell Gallery is open! See Jeffery Nodelman, "Doug" there

The remodeled Cantrell Gallery opens today with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an exhibition of work by Jeffery Nodelman, “The Making of an Artist: Creative Inspirations.”

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 16:46:00

59th annual Delta Exhibition preview: Thanks, Facebook! UPDATES

Pleased as punch artists have been posting on Facebook the good news that their artworks have been accepted into the 59th annual Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center. Here's a slideshow of works posted by accepted artists.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 16:02:00

Butler, Beasley and Williams-Smith: Non-traditional artists at reception at Hearne

Fabric artist Bisa Butler, collage artist Phoebe Beasley and metalpoint artist Marjorie Williams-Smith will be at a reception at Hearne Fine Art tonight in conjunction with the  exhibition, "Beyond Magic," reviewed here. The reception is from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; tomorrow, at 2 p.m., the artists will gather for a panel discussion on the show, which features women artists working in non-traditional mediums, including the glass and found art works by Lillian Blades (see image above) and the wire mesh sculptures of Anyta Thomas.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 16:07:00

The art of the book, Cuban-style, at UA Little Rock's Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Ottenheimer Library has opened an exhibition, "Binding Communities: Cuba's Ediciones Vigia and the Art of the Book and Entrpreneurism," from the handmade collective in Matanzas, Cuba. Book artist Steven Miller of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa will give a talk on the show, which includes works by 71 artists, at 5 p.m. tonight, May 17, in the Fine Arts Building, Room 161.

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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:48:00

Argenta ArtWalking: Gaudin, Buys, Cloar and a passel of D-G artists

It's the third Friday of March, so Argenta Artwalk is blowing in with three new exhibitions and a painting demonstration at venues in downtown North Little Rock, 5-8 p.m.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 12:00:00

2nd Friday Art Night: Dinosaur toes and 'Humanity'

At Friday night's after-hour art events, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., you'll see dinosaur toes, paintings, photography, prison camp artifacts and more.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 17:31:00

Tonight at Wildwood: Printmaking exhibit and jazz by John Willis

"Nature in Print: Arkansas Printmakers Exploring the Natural World," an exhibition of work by Daniella Napolitano, Sarah Burns and Miranda Young," opens tonight with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wildwood Park for the Arts.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:52:00

2nd Friday Art Night artists: Grace Ramsey, Luke Knox, Bruce Jackson, Susan Chambers, Sofia Gonzalez

  In synch with Art Night, symbolist works — paintings by Grace Mikell Ramsey and mixed media sculpture by Luke Amram Knox — go on exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum in a show called "Modern Mythology"; Vino's Brewpub is supplying the beer.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:22:00

Henri Linton: See his works tonight, hear him tomorrow

Hearne Fine Art is having a reception at 5:30 p.m. tonight for its new exhibition, "Henri Linton: Recent Works on Paper and Canvas." Linton will talk about the work Saturday at noon.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:54:00

Art of Architecture: Steve Luoni talks about Mayflower, Vilonia plans: UPDATE

Tonight's June Freeman lecture series at the Arkansas Arts Center features Steve Luoni of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, who'll talk about recovery plans for Vilonia and Mayflower, towns devastated by tornadoes in 2014.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:43:00

Perfect timing: "End Hate" doors by V.L. Cox headed to Washington

Arkansas artist V.L. Cox, who for the past couple of years has been creating three-dimensional works representing discrimination against women, African Americans, immigrants and LGBT people, is returning her "End Hate" doors to the Lincoln Memorial on Feb. 11. They'll be on exhibit 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Reflecting Pool steps.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:15:00

McSwain's departure as head of Historic Preservation confirmed

As mentioned in the previous post about the new Arts Council director, which was prepared before the official announcement, the Department of Arkansas Heritage announced today that Missy McSwain, longtime director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, has resigned. Her resignation takes effect March 15.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:52:00

Arts Council gets a new director: Patrick Ralston

The word is out that Patrick Ralston, who has been an analyst with the Legislative Bureau of Legislative Research and previously worked with the Department of Arkansas Heritage in the Historic Preservation Program, is the new Arkansas Arts Council director.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:49:00

Miami to Little Rock: Artists of Spectrum at Boswell Mourot

Boswell Mourot is exhibiting works by the Arkansas artists of Spectrum: Anais Dasse, Delita Martin, Jeff Horton, Dennis McCann, Keith Runkle and Kyle Boswell.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 16:05:00

Convention Center sculpture commemorates Louisiana Purchase survey

Michael Warrick and Aaron Hussey glass and steel sculpture, "Straight Lines on a Round World," which celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase survey, has been installed outside the Statehouse Convention Center.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 14:53:00

36 artists in 'Small Works' juried show

To get into the "Small Works on Paper" show, you have to prove you can make fine art no larger than 18 by 24 inches. Here are the 36 artists who satisfied the Arkansas Arts Council's judges for the 30th annual traveling exhibition, which opens Jan. 3 at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center in Forrest City:

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