Historic Museum of Fine Arts Façade Revealed

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Building, Museum, Video

When the reimagined Arkansas Arts Center opens in 2022, the façade will once again be the entrance to the Arkansas Arts Center, welcoming visitors through the north courtyard. Representing the institution’s proud 80-year legacy, the historic façade will play a prominent role in the MacArthur Park building’s new identity.

DELTA 60 to premiere at Arkansas Arts Center

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 60, Delta 61, Delta Exhibition, Events, Exhibitions, Museum, Video, Voices of the Delta

The hour-long documentary explores the innovative work featured in the 60th Annual Delta Exhibition through the eyes of 10 Arkansas artists. Following these artists as they create work that addresses place, identity, representation and history, DELTA 60 proves the power of art to challenge its viewers – and its makers.

Meet the Speaker: Michelle Andonian

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Education, Events, Exhibitions, Meet the Speaker, Museum, Video

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ART AFTER HOURS Why Documentary Photography Matters Thursday, August 24 Lower Lobby Lecture Hall 5:30 p.m. Wine Reception | 6 p.m. Lecture | 7-9 p.m.  Late Night  Join us for a lecture with photographer Michelle Andonian. Stay after the lecture and tour the galleries, including Will Counts: The Central High School Photographs, enjoy dinner at the restaurant and shop in the Museum Shop. The Arkansas Arts Center will be open until 9 p.m. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers – purchase … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Ray Allen Parker

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 59, Exhibitions, Image, Museum, Video, Voices of the Delta

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Ray Allen Park, born San Diego, California, lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Faded Hoodie (self portrait), 2017, oil on watercolor paper, 84 x 52 inches Ray Allen Park, born San Diego, California, lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Great Scott II, 2017, oil on watercolor paper, 84 x 52 inches Share this Post

Voices of the Delta: Carlyle Wolfe

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 59, Exhibitions, Image, Museum, Quote, Video, Voices of the Delta

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Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Fall, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches, Delta Award Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Magnolias, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches My paintings and works on paper are about awareness of the natural world—becoming progressively, cyclically more present to its rhythms, gaining deeper understanding … 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