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Meet Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash Sculptors

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on April 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm

The artists who are creating the new statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash that will eventually represent Arkansas in the U.S. Capitol will visit our campus the week of April 25th.

The public is invited to visit nationally recognized sculptor Benjamin Victor as he works on the sculpture of Daisy Bates in the Windgate Center of Art and Design. He will be available:

Monday, April 25, 3-7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 26, 1-5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 1-5 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 1-5 p.m.
Friday, April 29, 1-3 p.m.

Group tours with specific times can be arranged by emailing Amber Crawford at amber.crawford@sos.arkansas.gov.

Victor and Arkansas artist Kevin Kresse, a UA Little Rock alumnus who has been commissioned to create the Cash statue, will speak about their work during a reception from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Windgate Center of Art and Design. Tickets for the event, which is hosted by the Political Animals Club, are $25 and can be made via this website. For more information on this event, email politicalanimalsclub@gmail.com.

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Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Windgate Center of Art + Design
2801 S. University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72205 United States
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Website:
https://ualr.edu/admissions/venue/windgate-center-of-art-design/
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