SundayAug 18

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 18, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 18, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 18, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 18, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 18, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 18, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 18, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 18, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 18, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 18, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 18, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 18, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 18, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

MondayAug 19

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 19, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 19, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 19, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 19, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 19, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 19, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 19, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 19, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 19, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 19, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 19, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 19, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 19, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

TuesdayAug 20

Nelly, TLC, Flo Rida

The outdoor concert will, inevitably, be a high energy marathon through the three artists’ musical libraries, including such era-defining jams as Nelly’s “Country Grammar,” or TLC’s “No Scrubs,” and even “Low,” Flo Rida’s ode to Apple Bottom jeans and those “boots with the fur.”

Aug 20, 2019 7:00pm to 11:00pm Walmart AMP

Arkansas Times Film Series: "Police Story"

The next film in the monthly Arkansas Times Film Series is seminal 1985 Hong Kong action flick “Police Story,” often known as the movie that launched Jackie Chan’s career in America.

Aug 20, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Riverdale 10 Cinema

Arkansas Travelers: Final Home Games

The final series of the year is against a team called the Sod Poodles. The Sod Poodles!

Aug 20, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Dickey Stephens Park

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 20, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 20, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 20, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 20, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 20, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 20, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 20, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 20, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 20, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 20, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 20, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 20, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 20, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

WednesdayAug 21

Justus Fine Art celebrates 15th anniversary with August show

The August exhibition at Justus Fine Art celebrates the gallery's 15th year in business just as the monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walks enter their 30th year.

Aug 21, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm Justus Fine Art

Fayetteville Roots Fest

The can’t-miss set of the weekend might be banjoist/fiddler/vocalist Rhiannon Giddens, playing with Italian jazz musician Francisco Turrisi.

Aug 21, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm Downtown Fayetteville

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 21, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 21, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 21, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 21, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 21, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 21, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 21, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 21, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 21, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 21, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 21, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 21, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

Arkansas Travelers: Final Home Games

The final series of the year is against a team called the Sod Poodles. The Sod Poodles!

Aug 21, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Dickey Stephens Park

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 21, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

ThursdayAug 22

"Meena Khalili: New in LOU, Drawn Daily

UA Little Rock hosts a reception for this show of 365 drawings made by Meena Khalili during her year in Louisville, Ky.

Aug 22, 2019 5:00pm to 7:00pm UA Little Rock

Amy Helm

The Oxford American’s 2019-20 Concert Series is themed “Old Friends, New Friends,” and if its season opener Amy Helm can’t claim old friendship here in Arkansas, I’m not sure who can.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00pm to 8:00pm South on Main

"Travelin' Man"

The University of Central Arkansas pays tribute to the late artist Gene Hatfield with a show of his work, "Traveling' Man," at UCA Downtown.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UCA Downtown

Rikki D & The Rhythm Machine

Rikki D, circuit court interpreter by day, bluesman by nite, knocks out blues favorites from Robert Johnson to Bobby Blue Bland to Buddy Miles to John Craig, mesmerizing the happy hour crowd with his nimble guitar licks, segueing into requests for Billy Ocean, Chicago and Hall and Oates tunes with Rhythm Machine bandmates Jerry Taylor on drums, David Valley on bass, and Dynasty Reed on congas.

Aug 22, 2019 5:00pm to 7:00pm White Water Tavern

Filmland

Often drawing on the packed rolodexes of Society members Mary Steenburgen and Cinema Society founder Jeff Nichols, Filmland and the Cinema Society’s year-round fare have consistently provided Central Arkansas with top-tier screenings and Q&As.

Aug 22, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Ron Robinson Theater

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 22, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 22, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 22, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 22, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 22, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Justus Fine Art celebrates 15th anniversary with August show

The August exhibition at Justus Fine Art celebrates the gallery's 15th year in business just as the monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walks enter their 30th year.

Aug 22, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm Justus Fine Art

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 22, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 22, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

Fayetteville Roots Fest

The can’t-miss set of the weekend might be banjoist/fiddler/vocalist Rhiannon Giddens, playing with Italian jazz musician Francisco Turrisi.

Aug 22, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm Downtown Fayetteville

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 22, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

Arkansas Travelers: Final Home Games

The final series of the year is against a team called the Sod Poodles. The Sod Poodles!

Aug 22, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Dickey Stephens Park

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 22, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

FridayAug 23

"Hateful Things": Racist memorabilia at Mosaic Templars

An exhibition from the collection of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia opens with a reception with music and a talk by Jim Crow Museum founder/director David Pilgrim.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

"Boys to Black Men: The Seer is the Keeper of His Dreams": Chrystal Seawood

Seawood's show at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas features portraits and interviews of young black men talking about how people see them.

Aug 23, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas

Opera in the Rock: "The Old Maid & The Thief"

Here, Opera in the Rock presents Menotti’s comedy with “larger-than-life actors, onstage music, live sound effects and commercial breaks,” a press release says, with Kevin Lambert as director, singer-songwriter/pianist John Willis as musical director, Erick Saoud on percussion, and two of Central Arkansas’s most respected voice instructors — Diane Kesling and Christine Donahue — singing.

Aug 23, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm The Studio Theatre

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

"Travelin' Man"

The University of Central Arkansas pays tribute to the late artist Gene Hatfield with a show of his work, "Traveling' Man," at UCA Downtown.

Aug 23, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UCA Downtown

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

Aug 23, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 23, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 23, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 23, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Justus Fine Art celebrates 15th anniversary with August show

The August exhibition at Justus Fine Art celebrates the gallery's 15th year in business just as the monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walks enter their 30th year.

Aug 23, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm Justus Fine Art

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 23, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 23, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

Fayetteville Roots Fest

The can’t-miss set of the weekend might be banjoist/fiddler/vocalist Rhiannon Giddens, playing with Italian jazz musician Francisco Turrisi.

Aug 23, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm Downtown Fayetteville

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 23, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

Filmland

Often drawing on the packed rolodexes of Society members Mary Steenburgen and Cinema Society founder Jeff Nichols, Filmland and the Cinema Society’s year-round fare have consistently provided Central Arkansas with top-tier screenings and Q&As.

Aug 23, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Ron Robinson Theater

Arkansas Travelers: Final Home Games

The final series of the year is against a team called the Sod Poodles. The Sod Poodles!

Aug 23, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Dickey Stephens Park

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 23, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

SaturdayAug 24

Low Cut Connie

“All These Kids Are Way Too High” and “Revolution Rock n Roll,” the first tracks on each of the "Dirty Pictures" albums, are solid, rousing openers that the crowd in El Dorado will probably find difficult to resist jamming along with.

Aug 24, 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm Murphy Arts District

"Color Field"

"Color Field," the new exhibition in the North Forest of the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art places along its North Forest trail large outdoor sculpture saturated in bright colors, hues not found in nature.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts"

The Historic Arkansas Museum exhibits its collection of rare quilts stitched by Arkansas women.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Thin Line"

Works in oil, egg tempera, pastel and ink by Benton artist Kae Barron.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints"

UA Pulaski Tech's Windgate Gallery features an exhibit of African wax prints and dresses.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Pulaski Tech

Meena Khalili: "New in LOU, Drawn Daily"

Meena Khalili's 365 drawings of Louisville, Ky., are on exhibit in the Small Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

"Travelin' Man"

The University of Central Arkansas pays tribute to the late artist Gene Hatfield with a show of his work, "Traveling' Man," at UCA Downtown.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm UCA Downtown

"Boys to Black Men: The Seer is the Keeper of His Dreams": Chrystal Seawood

Seawood's show at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas features portraits and interviews of young black men talking about how people see them.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas

"Hateful Things": Racist memorabilia at Mosaic Templars

An exhibition from the collection of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia opens with a reception with music and a talk by Jim Crow Museum founder/director David Pilgrim.

Aug 24, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

"Arkansas Society of Printmakers: Big Impression Prints"

Large-scale works by members of the society.

Aug 24, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

"Moon Flavor," works by Sulac

Thea's August Art Department features "Moon Flavor," works by Sulac, whose work is a "collection of mixed media pieces is a series of animals (mostly," he said in a news release. 

Aug 24, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm Thea Foundation

"Pairing Collections: Contemporary Art in 1980s Arkansas"

Art collected by the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard law firm from artists working in the 1980s is paired with works from the UA Little Rock Permanent Collection in the Brad Cushman Gallery of the Windgate Center for Art + Design at UA Little Rock.

Aug 24, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm UA Little Rock

Justus Fine Art celebrates 15th anniversary with August show

The August exhibition at Justus Fine Art celebrates the gallery's 15th year in business just as the monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walks enter their 30th year.

Aug 24, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm Justus Fine Art

Kellie Lehr

ACO features paintings by Kellie Lehr, curator of The Gallery at Midtown.

Aug 24, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm Arts Center of the Ozarks

"Notational Guide to the Universe"

Cuban-American artist "LEBO" (David Le Batard) presents a visual guide to the universe using comic strip and other fictive characters, a style he calls "postmodern cartoon expressionism" in an exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Aug 24, 2019 12:00pm to 7:00pm Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University

Fayetteville Roots Fest

The can’t-miss set of the weekend might be banjoist/fiddler/vocalist Rhiannon Giddens, playing with Italian jazz musician Francisco Turrisi.

Aug 24, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm Downtown Fayetteville

"David Mudrinich: An Element of Nature"

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum features an exhibition of pastels by David Mudrinich, drawing and painting professor at Arkansas Tech.

Aug 24, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm

Filmland

Often drawing on the packed rolodexes of Society members Mary Steenburgen and Cinema Society founder Jeff Nichols, Filmland and the Cinema Society’s year-round fare have consistently provided Central Arkansas with top-tier screenings and Q&As.

Aug 24, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Ron Robinson Theater

Arkansas Travelers: Final Home Games

The final series of the year is against a team called the Sod Poodles. The Sod Poodles!

Aug 24, 2019 7:00pm to 7:00pm Dickey Stephens Park

"Mary Poppins"

Newcomers to and fans of this long-loved story can enjoy the production while wrapping up a dinner of pasta or smothered pork chops or any other offering on the menu —  for more than 50 years, Murry’s has set itself apart from other area theaters by putting the whole "dinner and a show" itinerary under a single roof.

Aug 24, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

Opera in the Rock: "The Old Maid & The Thief"

Here, Opera in the Rock presents Menotti’s comedy with “larger-than-life actors, onstage music, live sound effects and commercial breaks,” a press release says, with Kevin Lambert as director, singer-songwriter/pianist John Willis as musical director, Erick Saoud on percussion, and two of Central Arkansas’s most respected voice instructors — Diane Kesling and Christine Donahue — singing.

Aug 24, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm The Studio Theatre
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