Before joining the Arkansas Arts Center, Victoria Ramirez was the director of the El Paso Museum of Art, where she increased the endowment, broadened the scope of exhibitions and renovated galleries and public spaces. read more >
Prominent museum supporters, including Harriet and Warren Stephens and Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr., celebrated the groundbreaking of the near-$100 million renovation and expansion of the Arkansas Arts Center in downtown Little Rock’s MacArthur Park. read more >
Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI of Little Rock was a top winner at the recent ARCom Awards for public relations excellence, with finalist entries in 35 of 41 categories and 32 total prizes. read more >
Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be.
And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.” read more >
As a result of changes to the federal tax code, donations to charities are expected to fall by $13.1 billion annually in the United States, according to a May 2017 study by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. read more >
The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock launched its first beacon program last month, offering a new way for visitors to engage with its exhibition of American artist John Marin’s drawings and watercolors. read more >