Tagged: arkansas arts center

6 Events for Weekend Fun: Arkansas State Fair, Harry Potter Science & More!

by Lydia McAllister 10/13/2016 7:00 am

Head out to the 77th Annual Arkansas State Fair for some delicious funnel cake or escape your Muggle life for the wizarding world at the Museum of Discovery's Harry Potter Science Day.

Little Rock's Metrocentre Mall District Begins Dissolution Process

by George Waldon 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Property owners in downtown Little Rock’s Metrocentre Improvement District No. 1 are finally getting a break from decades of shouldering $12.5 million of debt.

The Arkansas Arts Center Announces Future Renovations

by Lydia McAllister 10/6/2016 10:16 am

The Arkansas Arts Center is getting a makeover, and no, we’re not just talking about its restaurant. Yes, you read that right. The AAC recently announced the five architecture firm finalists that are in the running to spearhead the renovations.

Why You Should Go to Fountain Fest

by Jess Ardrey 10/2/2016 3:58 pm

With the annual Arkansas Arts Center event just around the corner, we caught up with event chair Jessie Walker McLarty to find out what to look forward to at Fountain Fest 2016.

AAC Annual Board Meeting

by Arvest Bank 9/30/2016 5:00 pm

The Arkansas Arts Center held its annual meeting of the board of trustees August 22.  Mayor Mark Stodola recognized outgoing board members and Mary Ellen Irons recognized both incoming and reappointed board members and trustees. Terri Erwin was presented the Winthrop Rockefeller Memorial Award for the work that she has done to support the Arkansas Arts Center.

31 Cool Things To Do in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:26 am

An eclectic guide to the best activities and attractions in and around Metro Little Rock.

8 Events for Weekend Fun: Tea Party with Fairytale Princesses, Fall Festivals and More

by Lydia McAllister 9/22/2016 8:00 am

It's full-on fall, guys. That means your calendar just got way busier. This weekend is filled to the brim with fun events to kick-off the season in style.

NYC Fashion Blogger to Speak at Arkansas Arts Center

by Soirée Staff 9/21/2016 6:00 am

Prepare yourselves. The New York fashion scene comes to the Arkansas Arts Center on Sept. 29 with noted fashion blogger and stylist Mangue Banzima.

Arkansas Arts Center Kicks Off Children's Theatre Season

by Lydia McAllister 9/19/2016 2:01 pm

The Arkansas Arts Center will begin their Children's Theatre season with "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." The performance will run from Sept. 22 through Oct. 9, 2016.

Get Ready for the Fourth Annual Fountain Fest

by Lydia McAllister 9/6/2016 10:03 am

Fountain Fest is going four years strong and this time around is bound to be even better than the last. Organized by the AAC Contemporaries, this year’s festival on Oct. 13 features art, music by Luke Johnson and Brian Nahlen, food and beverages.

Delta Exhibit Reception

by Arvest Bank 9/1/2016 12:00 am

A perfect evening at the Arkansas Arts Center was enjoyed by many to celebrate the opening of the 58th Annual Delta Exhibition. Attendees enjoyed live music from the Rackensack Folklore Society and a lecture from Elizabeth K Garvey, co-founder and owner of Garvey-Simon Art Access Inc. in addition to being the first to see the exhibition

Business Icons: Warren Stephens Steers Company Into Growth, Expansion

by George Waldon 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Warren Stephens has done more than just safeguard the fortunes of a company birthed during the Depression and founded on entrepreneurial moxie. The second-generation CEO and stakeholder took it to another level and solidified his status as a billionaire along the way.

'Art of Fashion' Newest Series at Arkansas Arts Center

by Soirée Staff 8/5/2016 7:52 am

You’ve seen the ruffled collars, the buckled shoes, the poofy sleeves. Now you can learn about the role of fashion in classical art and beyond.

5 Events for Weekend Fun: Faulkner County Music Festival, Christmas in July and More!

by Lydia McAllister 7/21/2016 8:00 am

Summer is heating up! We see ourselves freeing up our weekend schedule for some of these free and cheap events, including Magic Spring’s International Culture Day, insect inspecting at Pinnacle Mountain and a music festival in the River Market Pavilion.

Jon Schueler Exhibit Comes to AAC

by Soirée Staff 7/19/2016 7:47 am

The American painter's fascination with the skies will be on display at the Arkansas Arts Center beginning in August.

5 Events for Weekend Fun: Canoe Float at Pinnacle Mountain, Homegoods Day Activities, and More

by Lydia McAllister 7/7/2016 8:45 am

This weekend's theme is nature and all that comes with it. Take your little ones to the Central Arkansas Nature Center, on an evening canoe float at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, or choose another great activity for weekend fun.

Beaux Arts Ball

by Arvest Bank 7/1/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center's Fine Arts Club held its biennial bash with Portrait of a Patron (POP!) Awards going to the Windgate Charitable Foundation for philanthropy, Jeane Hamilton for service and the posthumous award to Winthrop Rockefeller. Guests enjoyed the perfect glass of bubbly with an assortment of chocolates, fruit, nuts and cheeses.

AAC to Host Internet Cat Video Festival

by Soirée Staff 6/13/2016 4:19 pm

What a time to be alive.

58th Annual Delta Exhibition Opens at AAC

by Soirée Staff 6/6/2016 3:30 pm

Local art enthusiasts, the time has finally come to experience the work of some of the Mississippi Delta region’s finest artists. Read on for details on this week's big opening.

How The Arkansas Arts Center Is Revolutionizing The Art Experience

by Dwain Hebda 4/29/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center is revolutionizing the art experience. Soirée meets the patrons making sure no one is left behind.