Dr. Carl Townsend

UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a grant to explore the cultural and political sphere of Dr. William Townsend, an Arkansas civil rights leader and the first African American licensed to practice optometry in the state. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend”

UA Little Rock Downtown will host an exhibit of art projects by BFA students from 2-5 p.m. May 14.

UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student artwork at 2nd Friday Art Afternoon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Downtown Center will host a free exhibit of artwork by graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program during the 2nd Friday Art Afternoon on May 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student artwork at 2nd Friday Art Afternoon”

Paige Bowers and David Montague

UA Little Rock to host March 11 Conversation with Authors David Montague, Paige Bowers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual conversation with authors David Montague and Paige Bowers to discuss their new book on the life and legacy of the U.S. Navy’s ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host March 11 Conversation with Authors David Montague, Paige Bowers”

2nd Friday Art Night Returns to Little Rock River Market

UA Little Rock Downtown will be showcasing the photographs of graduate assistant Chris Banks at 2nd Friday Art Night from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 13.

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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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Artwork from the UA Little Rock Permanent Art Collection.

UA Little Rock Downtown to host virtual art tour for 2nd Friday Art Night on May 8

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 many of the city’s downtown venues participating in Virtual 2nd Friday Art Night on May 8.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to host virtual art tour for 2nd Friday Art Night on May 8”

UA Little Rock Downtown

UA Little Rock Downtown Center release spring lecture series

Faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present their research and creative works on a variety of topics this fall at the UA Little Rock Downtown Center, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown Center release spring lecture series”