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Arkansas Arts Center Picks Studio Gang to Design Expansion, Renovation

by Sarah Campbell 12/6/2016 3:45 pm

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock selects Studio Gang of Chicago and New York as the design architect for a $46 million museum expansion and renovation.

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.

Mary Ellen Irons Shares Secrets from Arkansas Arts Center's Permanent Collection

by Rosemary Hallmark 3/3/2015 12:00 am

Mary Ellen Irons is not your typical accountant. She doesn’t dress like you might expect an accountant to dress. There are stripes painted on the walls of her office at JPMS Cox, where she is a partner. The shelves hold small sculptures and the walls are covered with artwork. Some might think that art and numbers don’t always mix, but Irons couldn’t have one without the other.

ACANSA Kickoff Event

by Staff 8/1/2014 12:01 am

ACANSA hosted an annual gathering at the home of John and Marjem Gill to update its advocate council members about the progress of ACANSA and to thank them for their support. Bob Hupp of The Rep and Todd Herman of the Arkansas Arts Center both made remarks.

ACANSA Arts Festival Unites The Rep, The Arts Center and The Symphony

by Rosemary Hallmark 8/1/2014 12:00 am

The goal of ACANSA is to showcase local, state and regional artists at a variety of venues around central Arkansas, creating affordable and accessible arts programming for all who are interested in participating with local arts groups such as the Arkansas Repertory Theatre (The Rep), Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and Arkansas Arts Center (AAC).

Arkansas Arts Center Provides Variety of Exhibitions

by Justin Freeman 5/28/2014 8:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center presents plenty of options for those interested in viewing some of the best art that Arkansas has to offer. Come see what they have in store!

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.

Annamary Thompson Leads Fine Arts Club Into Its Centennial Year

by Soirée Staff 9/1/2013 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center is truly a masterpiece in our community and it was originally crafted by the volunteer work of a little known group called the Fine Arts Club (FAC). The FAC started in 1914, and during the 2014 social season will celebrate its 100th anniversary by bringing back the original ball that launched large event fundraising in Arkansas, the Beaux Arts Ball. Championing the 100th year efforts is FAC President Annamary Thompson, who came on board with the club two years ago and has since held several different positions in the organization.

Kaki Hockersmith Unveils Elegant Surprises for Tabriz

by Jennifer Pyron 4/1/2013 12:00 am

This year, the Arkansas Arts Center celebrates 50 years of expanding the cultural tastes of visitors through exhibits, programs and events. Its signature fundraiser Tabriz celebrates its 50th birthday, as well, and event Chair Kaki Hockersmith is pulling out all the stops to recreate the Moroccan theme of what has become one of the “must-attend” events on Little Rock’s social calendar.

AAC Welcomes New Curators

by Staff 11/1/2012 12:01 am

Arkansas Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman hosted a welcome reception for the AAC’s new Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Craft Brian Lang and Curator of Drawings Ann Wagner. The event was held in the AAC’s lower lobby.

Arkansas Arts Center Fine Arts Club Invites You to Lollapalooza Thursday

by Karen Martin 8/29/2012 7:41 am

A kickoff party for members and others interested in joining the Arkansas Arts Center's Fine Arts Club will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 30) at the AAC, Ninth and Commerce streets, Little Rock. Admission is free.

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.

Jazzkapelle: Van and Elizabeth Tilbury Support the Arkansas Arts Center

by Caroline Damron 3/1/2012 12:00 am

When Elizabeth and Van Tilbury are not at home with their kids or serving with the Junior League of Little Rock and the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce (among other boards and committees), they are avid patrons of the Arkansas Arts Center (AAC).

Reception Welcomes Todd Herman

by Staff 8/25/2011 4:31 pm

A reception was held at the Arkansas Arts Center honoring Todd Herman the new director of the Arts Center.

Todd Herman Brings His Many Gifts to the Arkansas Arts Center

by Karen Martin 7/27/2011 5:41 am

Chief curator for six years at the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, S.C., Todd Herman was selected to lead the Arkansas Arts Center based on his successful record with cultivating new donors and creating new audiences.

Todd Herman Brings Gifts to Arkansas Arts Center

by 6/30/2011 12:00 am

Todd Herman's academic accomplishments aren't the only things he brings to the table.