Oct 01 Sunday
Alex Foundation, in partnership with Pulaski Technical College (PTC) and Belk Department Store (Belk), will observe World Architecture Day Sunday, October 1, 2023, 4 pm – 7 pm, at PTC’s Center for Humanities and Arts, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock.Created by the International Union of Architects in 1985, World Architecture Day is celebrated annually on the first Monday of October in parallel with the United Nations World Habitat Day.Alex Foundation’s World Architecture Day observance this year will include a presentation on merging architecture and fashion. The fashion show will be moderated by University of Arkansas, Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design (FJSOA) Associate Dean, Ethel Goodstein-Murphee. John Folan, FJSOA Department Chair will host the program.The fashion show, styled by Belk, will present architects from across the State of Arkansas modelling the latest runway apparel and ready to wear couture.Grammy nominated John Two -Hawks will give a special musical performance following the fashion show.Alex Foundation will also recognize individuals and organizations supporting its mission driven work. Tickets can be purchased online at https://uaptc.edu/charts/events and eventbrite.com.About Alex FoundationA 501 C 3 tax exempt nonprofit organization, Alex Foundation’s mission is to engage students, and specifically limited access and rural students in exploring architecture and design through place-based learning, experiential learning, project-based learning, and multi-disciplinary learning. For more information, visit www.alex-foundation.org.About UA-PTCUniversity of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College provides access to high-quality education that promotes student learning and enables individuals to develop to their fullest potential. www.uaptc.edu.
Oct 03 Tuesday
The Arts & Science Center will host a free, public opening reception for its “2023 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition” from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, with remarks and awards at 6 p.m.
This prestigious exhibition continues to provide an opportunity for established and up-and-coming artists in the mid-South to gain recognition and earn prizes. Artists from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas are invited to apply.
Juror Dr. Rachel Trusty selected 35 works for the exhibition and will award best in show, first place, second place, and three merit awards. Trusty is an artist, educator, and curator. She holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Arts degree in women, gender, and sexuality studies from the University of Kansas, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Lesley College in Boston.
The exhibition will remain on view in the William H. Kennedy Jr. Gallery at ASC, 701 S. Main St., through Saturday, Oct 14. Gallery admission is always free. The exhibition is supported in part by The Arts & Science Center Endowment Fund and the Irene Rosenzweig Endowment Fund. The reception is sponsored by ASC volunteer group Art Krewe and MK Distributors.
For more information on the exhibition, visit asc701.org/rosenzweig.
The Arts & Science Center will host the 2023 “Pine Bluff Art League Annual Exhibition,” opening Thursday, Aug. 24. Juried by artist Yelena Petroukhina, the show will consist of selected works from members of the Pine Bluff Art League. Celebrate this year’s artists during a free opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at ASC’s home building, 701 S. Main St.
Petroukhina will award best in show, first, second, and third place prizes, as well as honorable mention at 6 p.m. Pieces from the juried exhibition will be available for purchase. The exhibition will remain on display in the International Paper Gallery through Oct. 28, 2023. Gallery admission is always free. Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co. sponsors the exhibition. The reception is sponsored by Art Krewe and MK Distributors.
For more information on the exhibition, visit asc701.org/exhibitions/2023-pine-bluff-art-league-exhibition.
Kay Reed, "Summer Glad"
ASC will host its new exhibition “Unattainable Forms” by Batesville artist Carly Dahl at The ARTSpace on Main. The community is invited to an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. This exhibition is in conjunction with the museum’s ARTx3 Campus Connect Event.
Dahl’s work focuses on the ideas and ideals of beauty and unattainable representations of women in society, and her acrylic paintings feature female figures and patterns with hand drawn details.
Gallery admission is always free. The exhibition will run through Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.
Learn the fundamentals of stand-up comedy with nationally touring comedian Ben Jones in a two-part workshop from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 and Thursday, Oct. 5. Participants will explore comedic devices, performance techniques, onstage etiquette, and exercises for cultivating materials. The workshop culminates with an open mic performance at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in The Adam B. Robinson Jr. Black Box Theater at ART WORKS on Main, 627 S. Main St. in Pine Bluff.
Cost is $30 for ASC members and $40 for nonmembers. For ages 14 and older. Register at asc701.org/class/fundamentals-of-stand-up-comedy or by calling 870-536-3375. For questions, contact Bethany Gere at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 04 Wednesday
Oct 05 Thursday