Arkansas Arts Center remains vibrant in year of historic progress

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Artmobile, Building, Children's Theatre, Community, Delta 60, Education, Faculty & Staff, Museum, Museum School, News, Theater on Tour

Incoming Executive Director Victoria Ramirez joins Arts Center leadership in celebrating the year’s accomplishments The Arkansas Arts Center continued to deliver accessible and engaging programs during a year of historic transition, leaders announced at the September 23 Annual Meeting. The Arts Center’s new Executive Director Victoria Ramirez joined Board of Trustees President Merritt Dyke, Foundation President Bobby Tucker and Interim Executive Director Laine Harber in congratulating the board, foundation, staff and community on a year … Read More

Curtains up across the state as AAC expands Children’s Theatre programming

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Building, Children's Theatre, Community, Education, Theater on Tour, Tours

Children’s Theatre Restaged to feature community-focused productions as lights go down in MacArthur Park theater While the Children’s Theatre at the Arkansas Arts Center undergoes a much-needed renovation, Children’s Theatre Restaged will bring the magic of live theatre to stages across Arkansas.   In this reimagined format, the Children’s Theatre will expand its touring capacity while the Arts Center’s MacArthur Park facility undergoes its major renovation and expansion project. The Hobbit, on stage April 26 … Read More

Year of Milestones, Accomplishments Celebrated on Eclipse Day

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Artmobile, Building, Children's Theatre, Collection, Community, Education, Events, Exhibitions, General, Museum, Museum School, Theater on Tour, Traveling Exhibitions

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The Arkansas Arts Center finished its seventh consecutive year in the black this June, Executive Director Todd Herman announced at the August 21 Annual Meeting. It was a year of milestone accomplishments, including a 10-year reaccreditation, selection of an architectural team for the AAC building project, completion of a five-year strategic plan, and a successful Tabriz. The AAC also rebranded its onsite restaurant, Canvas, updating both the restaurant and Museum Shop spaces, and launched a … Read More

How does the AAC serve the entire state? The Artmobile!

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Artmobile, Community, General, Theater on Tour, Traveling Exhibitions, VideoLeave a Comment

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Did you know the Arkansas Arts Center is the only cultural institution to serve the entire state? It’s true. And how do we do it? With the Artmobile of course! The Arkansas Arts Center’s Artmobile has been serving the state for more than 50 years and is one of the nation’s few mobile art museums. This unique gallery space features themed exhibitions of works from the Arkansas Arts Center’s permanent collection, carefully selected for their artistic integrity and educational value, and travels … Read More

Grow the Love on April 7 – ArkansasGives

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Artmobile, Community, General, Support, Theater on Tour, Traveling Exhibitions, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

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ArkansasGives is a one-day giving event hosted by the Arkansas Community Foundation. Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on April 7, all Arkansans can go to ArkansasGives.org to make a donation to the charities of their choice. During this one-day event, each donation you give will help the Arkansas Arts Center qualify for additional bonus dollars from the Arkansas Community Foundation. All participating nonprofits will receive a portion of a $250,000 bonus pool, but the more a nonprofit raises in proportion … Read More