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  • "This is the Garden: Colors Come and Go" a Solo Exhibition by Rachel Trusty

    December 12th, 2014 - February 8, 2015
    200 E. Third, Little Rock
  • Art in the Park presents Recent Work by Faculty, Students, & Alumni of the UALR Department of Art

    January 8 - February 15, 2015
    Wildwood Park for the Arts / 20919 Denny Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223, Little Rock

    Wildwood Park for the Arts invites the public to a reception on Thursday, January 15, 2015, for artists participating in Wildwood’s second Art in the Park exhibition. Recent work by faculty, students, and alumni of the Department of Art from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be on display beginning January 8th through February 15th.

  • Florence Price Music Festival

    January 30-31, 2015
    University of Arkansas Fine Arts Building, Fayetteville
    7:00 pm

    Arkansas native, Florence Price was the first African-American woman whose music was performed by a major symphony orchestra. In 2011 the UA Special Collections library acquired a number of her scores that had been lost for decades in the attic of an abandoned home in the Chicago area. This included music which has either never been performed or has not been performed for at least 60 years. A number of these newly recovered songs will be performed throughout the festival.

  • Dr. Eddie Jones Memorial Black Music Symposium - Florence B. Price

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville

    Registration requested (link below), though the event is free and open to the public. Join us in Fayetteville for a two-day program exploring Sacred and Secular Music from the African and black American tradition. To register for this event, please visit: http://wordpress.uark.edu/musicoutreach/black-mus

  • Tangram

    Jan. 30 2015
    495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
    Organization: Walton Arts Center

    Created and performed by classically trained ballerina Cristiana Casadio and world-class circus artist Stefan Sing, this compelling production encapsulates the struggles of human relationships in a performance that is both beautiful and breathtaking. Imaginative, sensuous and cutting-edge, Tangram questions what it is like to surrender to love and asks us, who is in control?

  • Music is a Verb

    February 2-27
    First Presbyterian Church. 201 W. Fourth, North Little Rock, North Little Rock
    10:00 AM - 1:00PM Monday -Friday

    Rex DeLoney artwork focuses on storytelling, symbolism, and spirituality. He reaches viewers emotionally and spiritually by creatively using color to visually awaken perceptual mental triggers. Rex employs visually thick words, phrases, or quotes to create imagery that symbolize the hopes, dreams, and struggles of the African American Culture. Mon - Fri from 10:00 – 1:00 PM in Fellowship Hall, with a special Open House, Friday, February 20, from 5:00 - 7:30 highlighting Black History month.

  • Guest Artist: Eric Stomberg, bassoon

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm

    Dr. Stomberg is a professor of bassoon at the University of Kansas and holds his D.M.A. from Cincinnati College.

  • Faculty Recital: Lia Uribe-bassoon with guest Allison Storochuk - clarinet

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm

    Dr. Lia Uribe is the bassoon professor at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Allison Storochuk instructs clarinet at Missouri State University.

  • Family Sunday >> I Love Art

    February 8, 2015
    600 Museum Way, Bentonville

    Get ready for Valentine’s day at our third annual I ? Art celebration with music, art-making and more! Sponsored by Rockline Industries. Member Lounge Members and their families are invited to drop in the Member Lounge during Family Sunday. Members will enjoy the build-your-own hot chocolate bar and snacks in the Member Lounge.

  • Student Recital: S. Michael Shuman, piano

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Farmington
    7:30 pm

    Michael Shuman will be giving a piano, organ, and harpsichord recital.

  • Artinfusion Black Hearts Ball

    February 14, 2015e
    600 Museum Way, Bentonville

    Crystal Bridges artinfusion Members and guests are invited to the third annual Black Hearts Ball. Just like that bad ex that you keep going back to, the Black Hearts Ball returns to taunt you yet again. Soothe your jaded heart with seductive tunes spun by DJ Abboriginal, using state of the art high-fidelity speakers.

  • Bees for Bach

    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Fayetteville
    2:00

    Dr. Moon-Sook Park- soprano, Dr. Linda Strommen- guest oboe artist, Dr. Theresa Delaplain-oboe, Dr. Lia Uribe- bassoon, Dr. Robert Mueller- organ, and University of Arkansas students present the 4th Annual "Bees for Bach" concert. The concert features the music of J.S. Bach. Donations are taken at the door to contribute to Heifer International, a humanitarian group which helps needy families by giving them a source of income in the form of beehives and/or livestock.

  • University of Arkansas Saxophone Studio Recital

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    6:00 p.m.

    The saxophone studio is comprised of undergraduate saxophone students under the direction of Mr. Stan Morris.

  • Guest Artist: Olli Mustonen, piano

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    8:00 pm
  • Paul Lake & John Vanderslice @ the Big Rock Reading Series

    Tuesday, February 17
    3000 W. Scenic Dr., North Little Rock
    6:00 PM

    Big Rock Reading Series: Paul Lake (poetry) and John Vanderslice (fiction) Reading, Audience Q & A, and Book Signing Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:00 p.m., RJ Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center 2nd Floor, Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock Contact: Sandy Longhorn (slonghorn@pulaskitech.edu) *Event is free and open to the public.

  • University of Arkansas Schola Cantorum

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm
  • Degree Recital: Jared Aragon, composition

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm

    Jared will be joined by Susan Nigro, contrabassoon and Richard Bobo, contrabassoon.

  • Lecture >> Doug Dreishpoon, Chief Curator Emeritus of the Albright Knox Gallery

    February 20, 2015
    600 Museum Way, Bentonville

    Meet Chief Curator Emeritus of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Doug Dreishpoon, who led the development of the Van Gogh to Rothko exhibition from the Albright-Knox’s original exhibition, The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (2011).

  • Degree Recital: Haley Morgan Myles, piano

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    2:00
  • Play it Forward Concert Series at The Walmart Museum

    February 21, 2015
    105 N. Main St., Bentonville
    6:30 pm
    Organization: Walmart Museum

    Enjoy classical music performed by a string quartet from the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. Saturday, February 21st, at 6:30 pm in the Walmart World Room at The Walmart Museum. Tickets are $5 with proceeds benefiting the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNa). Doors open at 6. Ticket can be purchased in advance: http://tinyurl.com/nwtd3yy

  • University of Arkansas New Music Ensemble

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm

    This performance by the New Music Ensemble will feature the works of Matthew Tommasini and David Lang. The ensemble will explore the character traits that make us unique. Featuring Dr. Cory Mixdorf on trombone and Dr. Benjamin Pierce on tuba.

  • Arkansas Trombone Workshop

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    8:30 am

    Audience: The event is geared for anyone who loves the trombone, but primarily high school students, students from other colleges and adults who wish to learn more about the trombone. The solo competition, however is open only to current juniors and seniors in high school who wish to be a music major in college. Fee: $25 for early registration, by February 7 $40 after February 7 and at the door

  • Arkansas Trombone Workshop

    Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fayetteville
    6:00 p.m.

    This concert is the culmination of the University of Arkansas Trombone Workshop and is free and open to the public. For more information about the day-long workshop, please visit the event website at: http://bands.uark.edu/7720.php

  • Guest Artist, Annie Balabanian, piano

    Giffels Auditorium, Old Main, Fayetteville
    8:00 pm

    The performance of Annie Balabanian is in collaboration with the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies.

  • Arkansas Chamber Singers Spring Concert: Music of the Civil War Era

    March 13, 14, 15, 2015
    Arkansas Old State House Museum 300 West Markham Street , Little Rock
    7:00 pm
    Organization: Arkansas Chamber Singers

    We are extremely excited about our 3rd concert this season entitled "Music of the Civil War Era," which will also be presented in conjunction with the Old State House Museum Board. Choral music composed during, performed during, or inspired by the American Civil War featuring music by Verdi, Brahms, Stephen Foster and many Civil War tunes arranged for choir. We bid farewell to our commemoration of this cataclysmic event with a tribute to the men and women who created meaningful beauty during a

  • Arkansas Chamber Singers Spring Concert: Music of the Civil War Era

    March 13, 14, 15, 2015
    Arkansas Old State House Museum 300 West Markham Street , Little Rock
    7:00 pm
    Organization: Arkansas Chamber Singers

    We are extremely excited about our 3rd concert this season entitled "Music of the Civil War Era," which will also be presented in conjunction with the Old State House Museum Board. Choral music composed during, performed during, or inspired by the American Civil War featuring music by Verdi, Brahms, Stephen Foster and many Civil War tunes arranged for choir. We bid farewell to our commemoration of this cataclysmic event with a tribute to the men and women who created meaningful beauty during a

  • Albert Handell workshop

    May 4 to May 8, 2015
    267 osprey dr. On lake hamilton, Hot Springs National Park

    Join me and master artist, Albert Handell for a 5 day indoor/ outdoor oil and pastel workshop. The workshop will be held on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs. You may work in either medium and both will be demoed the only living artist who is a member of the hall of fame in both oil painters of America and pastel painters of America, this is an unforgettable experience. Contact Lori Lewis at loritlew@yahoo.com or 5016905674.

Funding for the Arkansas Arts Council and its programs is provided by the State of Arkansas and The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.