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Native artists Doug Hyde and Frank Buffalo Hyde at AMFA on Wednesday

The father and son pair will speak about the significance of the museum's newest exhibition, "Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s to 1970s."
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‘Action/Abstraction Redefined’: A first look at AMFA’s new exhibition of modern Native American art

“Action/Abstraction Redefined” features 36 artists and over 50 works of art from the Institute of American Indian Arts' permanent collection across the movements of abstract expressionism, color field and hard-edge painting, showing how Native artists culled inspiration from traditional designs while co-creating and responding to new waves of artistic expression. 

AMFA to exhibit work from Picasso, Braque and Whitfield Lovell

Many of the exhibitions that accompanied the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts' reopening are already approaching their expiration date. As "Together," the museum's premiere exploration of diversity and connectedness, leaves on Sunday, Sept. 10, and three other exhibitions trickle away by the end of the year, what will succeed them?

Filmland: Arkansas gets an early screening this weekend

If there weren't already enough film events happening in Little Rock this weekend (Kaleidoscope LGBT+ Film Festival as well as a visit from Memphis director Craig Brewer), Arkansas Cinema Society will be showing a selection of movies from their Filmland: Arkansas program on Saturday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts.

AMFA unveils fall season of programming, events and performances

Artist talks and workshops from Chakaia Booker, Justin Sanz, Raven Halfmoon, Wangechi Mutu and Firelei Báez are just the start of what to expect at the AMFA this fall.

Memphis filmmaker Craig Brewer to visit Little Rock

On Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12, director Craig Brewer will be at the AMFA for two screenings and a filmmaking workshop.

AMFA August food news includes brunch service at Park Grill and an Origami Sake tasting

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts announced that its restaurant, Park Grill, is launching a weekend brunch service beginning Saturday, Aug. 12.

AMFA's 'Delta Voices' brings together artists and curators from Mid-South region

Curators from and artists selected by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Philbrook Museum of Art and the AMFA are banding together for "Delta Voices."

Get your midweek mingle on with Wednesday Spins at the AMFA

Apparently, all you need to bring out droves of people is a DJ and some specialty cocktails. When I stopped by the Cultural Living Room at 6 o’clock last week, the serious threat of a storm in the air, I found about 50 people chatting comfortably among clusters of fancy furniture, as if this had already become their regular happy hour spot. 

AMFA hosts artist talk with LaToya M. Hobbs, Alison Elizabeth Taylor and Dario Robleto

Getting to hear just one of these world-class artists speak would be enough to justify attendance, so the fact that all three of them will be in the same room means you’ve got no excuse. Come out on Thursday, June 1.

AMFA announces inaugural concert series

Though absent any Arkansas musicians, the schedule of nearly-monthly shows they're bringing to the AMFA is robust, with much Southern representation and a healthy dose of jazz, soul, blues and singer-songwriter sensibilities. 

A first look at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

If you were one of the lucky ones who snagged a ticket to the grand opening before reservations filled up, you know firsthand that there’s simply too much dazzling stimuli to absorb (much less write about) in a single visit. Check out our conversations with Executive Director Victoria Ramirez and Curator Theresa Bembnister, plus a few highlights you’ve gotta see in person.