ArkansasGives: Support art in education today

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TODAY ONLY: Join us in celebrating the creativity and talent of Arkansas students by donating to ArkansasGives, a one-day giving event hosted by the Arkansas Community Foundation. Any donations made to the Arkansas Arts Center today will help us qualify for bonus dollars to support our statewide educational outreach programs, like the annual Young Arkansas Artists exhibition. For more than 50 years, the Arkansas Arts Center’s annual Young Arkansas Artists exhibition has celebrated the creative achievements of elementary and secondary … Read More

ArkansasGives: Support art in education this week

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This Thursday, join us in supporting the arts in education by donating to ArkansasGives, a one-day giving event hosted by the Arkansas Community Foundation. Any donations made to the Arkansas Arts Center on April 6 will help us qualify for bonus dollars to support our statewide educational outreach programs, like the annual Young Arkansas Artists exhibition. For more than 50 years, the Arkansas Arts Center’s annual Young Arkansas Artists exhibition has celebrated the creative achievements of elementary and secondary students across … Read More

ArkansasGives: Support art in education

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On April 6, the Arkansas Arts Center is encouraging patrons to support art in education by donating to ArkansasGives, a one-day giving event hosted by the Arkansas Community Foundation. Any donations made in honor of the Arkansas Arts Center on April 6 will help us qualify for bonus dollars to support the statewide educational outreach of the Young Arkansas Artists exhibition. For more than 50 years, the Arkansas Arts Center’s annual Young Arkansas Artists exhibition has celebrated and promoted the … Read More

Artmobile Profile: Leslie Stewart, Cook Elementary

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Leslie Stewart, art educator at Cook Elementary school in Fort Smith, brought the Artmobile to her school because many students may otherwise never have an opportunity to visit an art museum. “It’s my responsibility to provide art experiences for them, and here was one put right in front of me,” Stewart says. She shared the provided curriculum guide with teachers in all grades and subjects, but was especially pleased with the quality of the gallery … Read More

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

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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