Community Conversation with Studio Gang

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At the first of many community conversations regarding the future of the Arkansas Arts Center, Studio Gang founder and principal Jeanne Gang shared insights on her firm’s philosophy regarding architecture and approach to design, focusing on the ways architecture can help people connect with each other and their environment. Gang highlighted three of the firm’s previous projects – the Nature Boardwalk in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo, the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Ill. and University of Chicago Residential Commons. … Read More

Arkansas Arts Center announces associate architect

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The Arkansas Arts Center announced the selection of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects as associate architect for its upcoming building project. Polk Stanley Wilcox will work in partnership with Studio Gang Architects on a reimagined Arkansas Arts Center. Studio Gang was selected as design architect for the expansion and renovation in December. Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects is a programming, architectural, planning and interior design firm with offices in Little Rock and Fayetteville. They have experience working … Read More

A Year of Community Support, Fiscal Stability

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The Arkansas Arts Center has finished its sixth consecutive year in the black in a year that has shown overwhelming community support, increased outreach and public approval of a bond issue to help fund a newly renovated museum. “We took another giant step toward our goal of a renovated Arts Center with the successful public vote to bond the revenue from an existing sales tax on out of town visitors for the benefit of the … Read More