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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:55:00

Last call at Esse, Hot Springs; N. Scott found; new show at Gallery 26

Here's a roundup of exhibitions that are closing this weekend, plus some continuing and new shows:

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:17:00

The Rock of the New: Gallery-goers guide May 10-16:

Here are some things to do that you won't have read about in the print version of the Arkansas Times.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 13:50:00

Gallery guide: New shows, Argenta Art Walk

Tonight's the third Friday of the month, which means that you can see lots of art on and off Main Street in Argenta, which is holding its after-hours Art Walk from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 16:51:00

It's 3rd Friday Art Walk in Argenta ...

It's Third Friday Art Walk in Argenta, and it's beautiful outdoors. So go.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 13:11:00

The American melting pot: See it in the newly hung galleries at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has rehung its Early American galleries that Director Rod Bigelow says better reflects "the complexity of the American story —and we look forward to ongoing dialogue and discoveries as new connections with historic American art are revealed.”

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:39:00

Arts Center to reveal architectural plan — finally

The architectural firm designing the renovated Arkansas Arts Center will reveal its concept at the Arts Center starting with champagne at 6 p.m. and the presentation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Jeanne Gang, whose Studio Gang Architects of Chicago have been working on the design, and Arts Center Director Todd Herman will preside.

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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:19:00

Argenta Art Walk: Rex DeLoney, Gary Cawood, Glennray Tutor

Rex DeLoney's exhibition "The Brotherhood of Color" at Argenta Gallery (413 Main St. in North Little Rock) features mixed media works about the former slaves who served on Pullman Cars at the end of the 19th century. That's one show you won't want to miss at tonight's after-hours art walk in Argenta, 5-8 p.m.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 14:08:00

2018 Small Prints: Big show at ASU

The "2018 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition," a juried show of contemporary small printmaking by artists from across the country, opens today with 60 works in four galleries at Arkansas State University's Bradbury Art Museum with a 5 p.m. reception.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:12:00

Windgate makes $300,000 grant to Pulaski Tech for arts

A grant of $300,000 from the Windgate Charitable Foundation in Siloam Springs will promote UA Pulaski Tech's arts programming at its Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS), the college announced today.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 16:34:00

Dissent, in black and white: Show at New Deal Gallery

This troubled, Trumpian world we live in, and the unrest it has spawned, has provided lots of fodder for photographers. An exhibit this weekend at New Deal Gallery, "We Dissent: An Exhibition of Protest Photography," shows the work of five local photographers who've been on the scene of the many shows of protest by the public in 2017.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 15:13:00

New at the Butler Center: Arkansas Pastel Society's national show

The juror for the Arkansas Pastel Society's 7th National Exhibition told viewers assembled at the Butler Center Galleries during 2nd Friday Art Night for the awards presentation said pastels were considered second to paintings and other fine art, and the artists in the crowd nodded their exasperation.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:20:00

Get out your pocketbooks: Collectors show is open

The Arkansas Arts Center's annual Collector's Show and Sale, artwork for the discerning buyer, both new and experienced, priced between $500 and $85,000, opens today at the Arkansas Arts Center.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:57:00

Pulaski Tech says 'Boo!' with art at CHARTS

The Halloween mood set in sometime last November for lots of us. But Pulaski Technical College's Center for the Humanities and the Arts is adding a soothing artistic touch to the scary season with its "Boo! Images of the Macabre," a show coming from "the darkest corners of the vault of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts," the school has announced.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 16:02:00

Big reveal: 'Hidden No More' at Mosaic Templars

Works by 11 African-American artists whose works are in the Creativity Arkansas collection of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. Ninth St., will be revealed at a reception Thursday, Oct. 5, when the museum opens "Hidden No More."

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:33:00

Art in the Park: Wildwood exhibits work by UA Little Rock profs, students

Two- and three-dimensional works by students, former students and faculty of the Department of Art and Design at UA Little Rock are on exhibit at Wildwood Park for the Arts, which hosts a reception tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with music by university students.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:04:00

What to see now in Arkansas galleries: A random tour

Just for fun, I pulled together images of some of the works now on exhibit in various Arkansas galleries, including Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, Justus Fine Art in Hot Springs, the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff, the Argenta Gallery and Little Rock venues. It's a diverse grouping, a tiny example of the reach of art.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 17:07:00

Frank Frazier at Hearne Fine Art: Tribute to the Nine

Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Ave., is featuring on social media every week an artist from its 29th anniversary exhibition, "XXIX Prime." This week's focus is Frank Frazier,

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 14:04:00

"The Plant" becomes "The Momentary" in Bentonville

That great big Bentonville cheese factory that brothers and Walmart heirs Tom and Stueart Walton are turning into a Mass MoCA-style contemporary art facility, which has been referred to as "the plant" by the folks working on the project, now has a real name: It will be called the Momentary, sister institution Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:09:00

Ben Butler, photographers open Baum season

The fall exhibition season opens Sept. 1 at the University of Central Arkansas's Baum Gallery with an installation by Memphis sculptor Ben Butler and a group photography show.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:22:00

Third Friday in Argenta: Artwalking to see Southern landscapes and more

Works by some of Arkansas's most distinguished artists, including the late Al Allen and Carroll Cloar, along with famed regionalist Thomas Hart Benton make up part of the offerings in "Southern Landscapes," a new exhibition at Greg Thompson Fine Art (429 Main St.) opening with the monthly Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk tonight.

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