Scheidt’s Woodworking Works on Display at Arkansas Historic Museum

The furniture sculptures of Peter Scheidt, UA Little Rock woodworking professor, are on display at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock in a new exhibit featuring how local artists have reinvented abandoned objects that might otherwise be considered metaphorically dead.  Continue reading “Scheidt’s Woodworking Works on Display at Arkansas Historic Museum”

Kensuke Yamada and Ben Krain

Krain, Yamada featured in exhibit that explores aloneness of creativity during COVID-19

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees are featured in a new art exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum that converges around the artists’ observations and thoughts surrounding the aloneness of creating during the COVID-19 era.

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The two porcelain vessels were made by Julian Stair and are gifts of the Diane and Sandy Besser Collection.

UA Little Rock Downtown to host virtual art tour for 2nd Friday Art Night

If you are in the mood for some art and culture without leaving the comfort of your home, UA Little Rock Downtown is one of the city’s downtown venues participating in Virtual 2nd Friday Art Night on Sept. 11.

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Dr. Kelly Houston Jones, Assistant Professor of History at Arkansas Tech University and former UA Little Rock graduate

History lecture to explore characteristics of absentee plantations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a lecture about life on absentee plantations in the Mississippi River on Nov. 5.  Continue reading “History lecture to explore characteristics of absentee plantations”

Nicole Ursin, the 2019 Whitbeck Scholar Award winner, has worked at the Arkansas Historic Museum for two years.

Ursin named 2019 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner

A Donaghey Scholar who is passionate about preserving and sharing history through her work at museums has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Ursin named 2019 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner”

UA Little Rock Downtown

UA Little Rock Downtown joins 2nd Friday Art Night line-up

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. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown joins 2nd Friday Art Night line-up”

Charles Romney

Evenings with History lecture will explore how to define the American empire

The next UA Little Rock Evenings with History lecture series will explore how to define the expansion of the American empire on Tuesday, March 5.  Continue reading “Evenings with History lecture will explore how to define the American empire”