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Exploring Arts and Culture

Immerse Yourself in Culture

The arts learning community gives students who are curious about the world around them the freedom to explore. In this community, learning extends far beyond the classroom—students help professors organize events both artistic and intellectual, soak in the rich culture of Little Rock and other cities, and share it all with an entire floor of new-found friends.

Field trips aren’t for bystanders—our learning community students may do any or all of the following:

  • See a play at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and get a backstage tour to meet the actors.
  • Hear a concert and witness the collaboration of professional musicians.
  • Visit the Arkansas Arts Center and see how the curators plan an exhibition.
  • Take a behind-the-scenes look at artifacts and archives at the Clinton Presidential Library, the Center for Arkansas Studies, or the Historic Arkansas Museum, and experience the real “stuff” of the historian’s detective work.

Fall 2014

Exploring Arts & Culture/Theatre & Dance

THEA 1201 Theater/Dance: A First Experience

CRN 62383, Section 01
Friday 12:15-1:45 p.m.
Instructor: Yslan Hicks

Exploring Arts & Culture/Visual Arts

ARST 1201 FYE Visual Arts

Friday 1:00-2:20 p.m.
CRN 62791, Section 01
Instructor: Taimur Amin-Cleary

Exploring Arts & Culture/Music

MUAP 1111 First Year Experience

Instructors: Vicki Lind and Rosella Ewing


Arts and Culture Living and Learning Community

Faculty: Taimur Cleary (Art), Rosella Ewing (Music), Yslan Hicks (Theatre and Dance)

Fall 2014

Calendar of Events
Date Day Event
August 20 Wednesday LLC pizza party in West Hall
September 5 Friday Delta Exhibition Arkansas Arts Center
September 24 Thursday “Memphis” (7 pm curtain) Arkansas Repertory Theatre
October 17/18 Friday/Saturday Blazing Brass (Haydn & Bruckner) Arkansas Symphony Orchestra view a final rehearsal
November 7 Friday “First Friday” Argenta Art Walk NLR Argenta Arts District
November 20 Thursday Fall Dance Harvest UALR University Theatre
December TBA TBA Semester Conclusion Party