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Made in America: Vintage Film Posters from the Ron Robinson Collection

On view in The Loft Gallery

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, a department of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), holds an extensive collection of Arkansas-related and other movie posters. The late Ron Robinson of Little Rock, an avid collector who was the president of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods (CJRW) and also served as a U.S. Air Force officer in Vietnam, generously donated these film posters, which are mostly related to Arkansas history,

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Paintings by Charles Henry James: Back to the Garden

On view in Concordia Hall

Artist and musician Charles Henry James, who has split his time between Little Rock and his native New York for nearly thirty years, takes a humorous, free-wheeling approach to socio/political engagement, filtered through the lens of pop culture tropes, op art, surrealism, and psychedelia.

Poet and author Kenneth Goldsmith said of James, “Melding folk art with the digital age, Charles Henry James is at once dystopian and utopian.

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Part to Whole: The Making of Art, the Artist, and the Artist Group

On view in The West Gallery

With artists Mia Hall, Robyn Horn, Dolores Justus, Barbara Satterfield, Sandra Sell, and Elizabeth Weber

 

There can be a great divide between the viewer who stands before a work on exhibition and the artist who creates that work in solitude, dedicated to the making of it, often for years before the art is shown. Without knowing the process (the how), or the concept (the why),

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EMBRAID—Three Northwest Arkansas Strands 

Three Northwest Arkansas artists come together in exhibition highlighting color, pattern, and texture.
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Bike Drive

Recycle Bikes for Kids is a non-profit organization that repairs used bikes and gives them away to children 16 and under. Their mission is for every kid in central Arkansas to have the opportunity to ride a bike. So, help us make their mission possible by clearing out your garage and bringing us your broken or disused bikes.

We will be accepting donations up to and including Saturday May 4th during normal library open hours.

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Art Club special guest artist & exhibit

Equilla Walker – Visions from the Lens of My Soul 

Exhibit Dates: April 22, 2019 – May 22, 2019

Artist talk and workshop: April 22, 2019 5:00 p.m.

 

The work of Equilla Walker will be showcased at the Dee Brown Library during April 22 – May 22, 2019. Her exhibit Visions from the Lens of My Soul is a retrospective look at her work that spans 20 years behind the lens.

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Family LEGO® Time

Kids let their imaginations run wild as they build and create with LEGO®  blocks in this free play.

Parents are urged to attend with their children.

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Destination Exploration

Come have fun and explore our world through experiments, arts and crafts, and investigations.

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Crafternoon K-12

What kind of mess are we going to make today? You’ll have to come to find out! There’s always a chance that we could be making slime…

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