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UA Little Rock’s Annual Holiday Art Sale to be held Nov. 14-15

Alumna Myriam Saavedra works on jewlery at the annual Department of Art Holiday Sale will feature truly unique work by UA Little Rock art students, alumni, and faculty.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Friends of the Arts will host its annual Student and Faculty Holiday Art Sale Nov. 14-15 at the Windgate Center of Art and Design. 

Handcrafted items made by Department of Art and Design faculty and students will be featured. The pre-sale event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. Admission is $25 for UA Little Rock staff and students or $50 for the public. Tickets can be purchased here. Libations and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. A bronze pour will take place at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

“We deeply appreciate the work that Friends of the Arts, faculty, and students put forward to raise funds for student scholarships through this sale,” said Thomas Clifton, chair of the Department of Art and Design.

The pre-sale on Nov. 14 offers guests first pick of the sale items, which will include jewelry, ceramics, photography, drawing, painting, and woodworking. The admission fee includes annual membership in Friends of the Arts, a College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences program that provides support such as student scholarships, opportunities for students to interact with professionals, underwriting of visiting artist performances, and grants for supplies and equipment. Benefits of membership include special events such as receptions with visiting artists and gallery openings.

The art sale will continue with free admission from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Windgate Center of Art and Design.