AAC Contemporaries present the 6th Annual Fountain Fest

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The Arkansas Arts Center’s Contemporaries return to the Carrie Remmel Dickinson Fountain this fall with the 6th Annual Fountain Fest. The fundraiser – featuring food, music, art and libations – will center around the reveal of a surprise art installation in the fountain on Thursday, October 25. “Fountain Fest is back, bigger and better than ever,” Contemporaries President Jessie McLarty said. “But Fountain Fest is also more than just a great party – funds raised will … Read More

Meet the Artist: Perception Pool

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Perception Pool delighted viewers at its unveiling at the Contemporaries’ 5th Annual Fountain Fest October 19! The installation was devised and designed by a team of architects at Polk Stanley Wilcox led by Heather Davis – we caught up with Heather to give us the scoop on Perception Pool, from inspiration to execution. What was the inspiration for Perception Pool? Perception Pool is conceived as a metaphor for why and how art is experienced. Art is inherently subjective, as … Read More

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss #FountainFest5

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Fountain Fest is back for its 5th anniversary celebration! As one of our most anticipated events of the year, Fountain Fest returns to the Carrie Remmel Dickinson Fountain October 19, featuring food, music, art and libations, all centered around the reveal of a surprise installation in the fountain. Fountain Fest is the can’t-miss party of the fall! Still don’t believe us? Here are five reasons you can’t miss Fountain Fest 5: 1. Fountain The centerpiece … Read More