Art patrons will now have one more option for their monthly art walks through Little Rock’s River Market District and Creative Corridor. UA Little Rock Downtown will be participating in 2nd Friday Art Night for the first time, beginning April 12.
UA Little Rock Downtown, at 333 President Clinton Ave., will host a dance pop-up event showcasing the partnership between with UA Little Rock Department of Theater Arts and Dance and Ballet Arkansas. Performances will begin outside, weather permitting, and move indoors. Afterward, visitors can see Joe Jones’ 1935 historic mural,“The Struggle in the South,” which is housed at UA Little Rock Downtown.
“We are looking forward to being a part of this vibrant initiative,” said Ross Owyoung, director of UA Little Rock Downtown. “The 2nd Friday Art Night brings together a diverse group of individuals who share a common passion for the arts, and UA Little Rock Downtown can showcase how the arts influence education and how education influences the arts.”
The 2nd Friday Art Night takes place in downtown Little Rock on the second Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m.Regular hosts include Historic Arkansas Museum, Old State House Museum, Central Arkansas Library System’s Butler Center and Cox Creative Center, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Bella Vita Jewelry, Matt McLeod Fine Art Gallery, Nexus Coffee and Creative, Gallery 221, and Mariposa Studio.