Check Leslie Newell Peacock’s report on the annual meeting of the Arkansas Arts Center.
Voters’ reward for sending $37 million in tax money to the arts center for a major renovation project?
* Another slate of all-white new board members (ability to put up serious cash a requirement.)
* An off-hand reference to Country Club of Little Rock life. (What? You’ve never heard of Wednesday fried-chicken-at-the-club?)
* No mention yet of any specific donation of private money to match the taxpayers’ contribution.
Attendance is up. Architectural plans are in the works. Some new acquisitions were announced.