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World Trade Center Arkansas Seeks Local Artists for Global Mural Competition

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The competition asks local artists around the world to visually define the cultural understanding and connection that results from global trade. The deadline for entries is Feb. 7, 2020.

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New Short Takes Video Showcases the Art of Experiential Learning and Service

Monday, November 25, 2019

Rose Kaczmarczyk spent the summer teaching art at Texarkana’s Regional Arts Center to gain experience before graduation.

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Mullins Library Hosts the Un-Quiet Tonight at 6

Friday, November 22, 2019

Beginning at 6 p.m. — when Mullins Library would typically close — the campus community is invited to come make some noise in the usually-quiet spaces on Levels 3 and 4 before they close for renovation.

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Six Finalist Firms Selected for Anthony Timberlands Center Design Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The selected firms – culled from 69 submissions from 10 countries – will create conceptual design proposals for the center by Jan. 31, 2020.

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School of Art Welcomes Artist and Educator Helen O'Leary to Campus

Monday, November 18, 2019

Helen O'Leary, an artist and a professor of art at Penn State School of Visual Arts, will speak about her work at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Hillside Auditorium.

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'Reclamations' on Display at the U of A Faulkner Center

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Reclamations, an exhibit on show at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17, highlights contemporary indigenous North American art.

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University of Arkansas Press to Publish Open-Access Journal

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The University of Arkansas Press has acquired the peer-reviewed publication Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts.

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TheatreSquared and University of Arkansas Host Faculty and Staff Night Oct. 30

Monday, October 21, 2019

Members of the University of Arkansas leadership team will welcome faculty and staff to TheatreSquared's new theatre facility at 477 W. Spring Street on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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School of Art and Red Ridge Editions Welcome Artist Kristina Paabus to Campus

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Internationally acclaimed artist Kristina Paabus will give a public lecture at 5:30 tonight, Oct. 10, in Hillside Auditorium as part of an artist-in-residency program.

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Acclaimed Author and McIlroy Family Visiting Professor Comes to Campus Today

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Acclaimed author Jonathan Lethem, one of this years' 2019-20 McIlroy Family Visiting Professors, is coming to campus tonight to discuss his creative process and career as a novelist, essayist and short story writer.

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