Museum Shop Holiday Gift Guide

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The holiday season is here, and the Arkansas Arts Center Museum Shop has a perfectly unique gift for everyone on your list. From hand-blown glass ornaments to limited edition art catalogs, the Museum Shop is your go-to for shopping this season. Here’s a look at a few of the great items you will find at the Museum Shop. Ceramics Shop one-of-a-kind ceramics, both functional and decorative, by local artists Adrian Quintanar, Julia Baugh and Jane Haskins. … Read More

Museum School Highlight: Kelly Edwards

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You’re probably familiar with Kelly Edwards’ work even if you don’t realize it. Her art adorns several Arkansas galleries as well as one in Miami, Florida; she’s been a ceramics instructor at the Museum School for 15 years and you can view (and even purchase!) her work in the AAC Museum Shop. Basically, Kelly is an Arts Center all star. Interested in art from a young age, Kelly creates three-dimensional wall hangings including clocks, crosses, masks, bowls … Read More

Ashley Morrison’s Humble Hum

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Ashley MorrisonArkansas Arts Center Resident Artist Ashley Morrison seeks to balance the functional and decorative in her work, and draws inspiration from everyday traditional objects as well as the Art Nouveau movement that sought to raise the status of craft. When asked about her choice of color in her work, she says, “I’m drawn to natural tones, like the color of clay itself. You get different sounds from colors, a snowy day or cherry blossoms, ... Read More