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  • University of Arkansas Schola Cantorum, Concert Choir, & Women's Chorus

    UA Campus, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm
    Organization: UA Department of Music
  • Degree Recital: Yudai Hironaka, euphonium

    UA Campus, Fayetteville
    6:00 p.m.
    Organization: UA Department of Music

    Yudai is a graduate student at the University of Arkansas.

  • Degree Recital: Andrew Chu, violin

    UA Campus, Fayetteville
    8:00 pm
    Organization: UA Department of Music
  • Music Outreach - String Coalition Concert

    UA Campus, Fayetteville
    7:30 pm
    Organization: UA Department of Music

    Please see the link for more information on the String Coalition: http://wordpress.uark.edu/musicoutreach/string-coalition/

  • Laura's Visions

    May 1 - 31, 2015
    201 West Fourth Street, North Little Rock
    5:30 - 7:30PM

    First Presbyterian Church, in the Argenta Arts district presents “Laura’s Visions” in Fellowship Hall. Mixed media, photography and “Watchdogs” art fills the room during May. Come and meet artist Laura Morris during the festive open house event on May 15 from 5:00 – 7:30. View the art and enjoy pleasant conversation with other guests. The gallery is also open on weekdays from 10:00 - 1:00 PM.

  • Arts & The Park

    May 1 - May 10, 2015
    Various locations, Hot Springs, AR, Hot Springs

    Arts & The Park is a 10 day celebration of the arts in historic Hot Springs. Most events are free, some are ticketed. Visit our calendar for event details.

  • Argenta Arts Festival

    May 2, 2015
    406 Main Street, NLR, AR, North Little Rock
    Organization: Argenta Arts Foundation

    Argenta Arts Festival/NLR Maker Faire - Where Art Meets Science (North Little Rock, AR., March 2, 2015) - The 2015 Argenta Arts Festival will bring over 30 artists from across the state to 406 Main Street, downtown North Little Rock’s Argenta Arts District, May 2, 2015, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In its fourth year the Argenta Arts Festival, formerly Thea Arts Festival, will feature artists whose works include basketry, ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, print making, metal, wood, leather and sculpt

  • Art Springs in Hot Springs

    Sunday May 3
    626 Central Ave,, Hot Springs National Park

    This event will be held at the Historical Farmers Market, 121 Orange Street, Hot Springs, Ar.Artisans will display original art, jewelry, stained glass, pottery cards, soap, lotions and fashion. Local musicians will provide music.

  • 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 [email protected] or 5016905674.

  • Conference on Normal Tissue Radiation Effects and Countermeasures (CONTREC)

    May 6-9
    1 Rockefeller Drive, Morrilton

    CONTREC, a Winthrop Rockefeller Conference, will address three topics in the field of radiation injury: side effects of radiation during and after cancer therapy; radiological and nuclear emergencies; and exposure to radiation in space. CONTREC will bring together top national and international researchers to share their work, while also showcasing the groundbreaking work at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Division of Radiation Health.

  • Arts Society of Ozark "Art & Farm Market"

    First Thursday of each month
    Downtown Ozark, AR, Ozark
    Organization: Arts Society of Ozark

    Please join us on the first Thursday of each month, May through October, for fun family-friendly evenings filled with the finest local arts, farm fresh produce, live demonstrations, free children's activities, fine food & drink, and live music performances. Admission & activities are free! Location: Downtown Courthouse Square, Ozark, AR If you are a fine artist, farmer, or performer interested in exhibiting please contact: Amber Patton (479) 644-9903 [email protected]

  • Spotlight Lecture: The Drunken Botanist

    May 8, 2015
    600 Museum Way, Bentonville

    Amy Stewart, New York Times best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist, will discuss the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol. Her book is a fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology—with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners.

  • Crystal Bridges Garden Party

    May 9, 2015
    600 Museum Way, Bentonville

    Come out to Crystal Bridges’ beautiful trails and grounds to celebrate National Public Garden Day with fun-filled outdoor activities, events, and presenters. This multi-faceted event will include a chalk festival, live music by the Block Street Hotclub and the Squarshers, earth-art making, trail tours, and outdoor scavenger hunts, plus a native plant market, a drum circle, and regional artist Craig Colorusso’s Sun Boxes, among other events.

  • Hansel & Gretel, a storybook ballet

    May 15-17, 2015
    9th & Commerce, Little Rock
    2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Organization: Arkansas Arts Center

    Arkansas Festival Ballet, Rebecca M. Stalcup, Artistic Director presents Hansel & Gretel May 15-17, 2015 Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre May 15 at 7:30 pm May 16 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm May 17 at 2:00 pm Photo Op with cast after each performance Tickets Advance Purchase: $20 adults/$15 students and children Purchase at the Door: $25 adults/$20 students and children Purchase tickets online at arkansasdance.org [email protected] 501-227-5320

  • Osceola Center for Arts and Heritage Art Fair

    May 16, 2015
    Walnut Street, Osceola
    8 am to 4pm

    OSCEOLA ART FAIR A chance to showcase the talent of our local and regional artists. May 16, 2015 8 am to 4 pm Downtown Osceola, AR Contact Debra Felske at 870-549-2877 For more details and to reserve your spot!

  • Play it Forward Concert Series at The Walmart Museum

    May 30, 2015
    105 N. Main St., Bentonville
    6:30 pm
    Organization: The Walmart Museum

    The 4TET is back with live jazz on Saturday, May 30th, at 6:30 pm in the Walmart World Room at The Walmart Museum. Tickets are $5 with proceeds benefiting Faith in Action. Doors open at 6. Tickets can be purchased in advance: http://purchase.downtownbentonville.org/collections/tickets/products/walmart-museum-presents-4tet-saturday-may-30-at-6-30pm

  • 2015 Bentonville Art Walk

    Saturday June 13 and Sunday June 14
    E Central Ave and S Main St, Bentonville
    11AM to 6PM

    Bentonville Art Market: June 13, 11-6 pm and June 14, 11 – 6 pm 2015 If you are an artist interested in participating in this event please visit Zapplication to apply: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3529

  • Henderson State Summer Intensive Studio Workshop 2015

    June 22 - June 26
    1100 Henderson St., Arkadelphia
    8am - 5pm daily

    The Henderson State University Visual Arts Department invites artists and educators to attend the 2015 seventh annual Henderson Summer Intensive Studio Classes. Dates are June 22 - June 26. Come down and create works of art at the beautiful Henderson State University Campus in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Educators will receive 30 hours of professional development approved by the Arkansas Department of Education. Studio Courses include - Papermaking, Glass Sculpture, Ceramics, Digital Photography,

  • Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

    July 17-19, 2015
    1 Rockefeller Drive, Morrilton

    The Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, presented in partnership with the Clinton School of Public Service, the University of Arkansas Office of Entrepreneurship and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, will be held July 17-19, 2015, at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain and will provide training for new and aspiring social entrepreneurs, focusing on such topics as business skills, legal issues, scalability, measuring impact, ethics and benefit corporations.

  • Arkadelphia Chamber Players

    September 20, 2015
    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia
    2 pm

    Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music, art, and fall treats with the newly formed Arkadelphia Chamber Players. The inaugural concert is September 20,2015 at 2 pm in McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University. Talented musicians from Arkadelphia will present a concert of chamber music. Sarah Gilbert will display photographs in the lobby. After the concert we will offer fall treats and the opportunity to mingle with the musicians and the artist. For more info:Heather Thayer [email protected]

  • Art of the Heartland

    Entries: 04/01/15 to 07/10/15; Exhibit 10/07/15 t
    607 Mena Street, Mena

    National juried painting competition with over $12,000 in cash awards plus one artist entering work will be selected by American Art Collector and featured in their magazine. Entries should depict the best of America and its people. Full details and prospectus are on our website.

  • Ouachita Arts Celebration

    607 Mena Street, Mena
    10am 4 pm
    Organization: SouthWest Artists

    Mena's downtown Art District brings together a special day to enrich the arts. Local artists & artisans come together to show their work. Thru out the day you will learn from many art form demonstrations including: fine arts, culinary art, preforming arts and cultural arts. This is a great family day, filled with ideas and insight into how the actual work is done. Please come join us for a day filled with education & entertainment.

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.