Tagged: arkansas arts center

Tour Little Rock: Discover These 11 Unique Places

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:13 am

You'll find education, the arts and defenders of the nation feel right at home in Little Rock.

Little Rock Voters Approve Bond Issue for Arts Center

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 6:57 am

Voters in Little Rock have easily approved a plan that authorizes a bond issue of up to $37.5 million to pay for improvements at the Arkansas Arts Center.

Little Rock OKs Hotel Tax Increase to Fund Cultural Projects

by Associated Press 12/2/2015 8:40 am

Little Rock city leaders have approved a 2-cent increase on hotel taxes and plan to ask voters to dedicate that money for improvements at the Arkansas Arts Center.

UA Architecture Dean Peter MacKeith To Speak in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Peter MacKeith, dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, will speak at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock on Feb. 10.

John Marin Collection Donated to Arkansas Arts Center

by Jan Cottingham 2/21/2014 10:39 am

The Arkansas Arts Center has received a gift of a large collection of artworks by John Marin, an important American modernist artist best known for watercolors. The Arts Center said it is planning an exhibition, tentatively scheduled for 2016, of Marin's work.

New Book Recalls Little Rock’s Architectural History

by Luke Jones 8/26/2013 12:00 am

The architecture firms of Wittenberg Delony & Davidson and Witsell Evans & Rasco have been present for the design and restoration of scores of Little Rock landmarks. Two retired principals of those firms, Gordon Wittenberg and Charlie Witsell, have completed a book. “Architects of Little Rock, 1833-1950,” profiling many of those landmarks and the stories behind them.

European Masters Exhibit Continues at Arkansas Arts Center Through Sept. 8

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2013 12:00 am

Although Arkansans are rightfully proud of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art — which by now should have welcomed its 1 millionth visitor since it opened Nov. 11, 2011 — we shouldn’t forget another treasure now in our midst: “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London.”

Arkansas Arts Center Names Kelly Ford Development Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2013 11:21 am

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock has named Kelly Ford as its director of development.

Architecture & Design Network Backs Lecture Series

by Jennifer Ellis 10/8/2012 12:00 am

Organizers of the lecture series the Art of Architecture have established the nonprofit Architecture & Design Network to help fund the continuation of the series.

Walton Foundation to Give Arkansas Arts Center $1 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2012 2:58 pm

Arkansas Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman says the center will receive a $1 million donation from The Walton Family Foundation to be distributed over the next 10 years.

CFO of the Year Finalists (Nonprofits): Laine Harber

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2011 12:00 am

As CFO and deputy director of operations for the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, Laine Harber has taken on a wider range of responsibilities than he’s had in the past but for a much smaller, community-focused organization.

How to Host an Event People Actually Want to Attend

by Lindsay Irvin 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Skip the standard boardroom gatherings. Instead, borrow the following ideas from your Arkansas event-planning peers to create a memorable meeting or event that fulfills its purpose.