Battle Colors of Arkansas is an exhibit at the Old State House Museum in Little Rock detailing the civil war and the influence Arkansas had on it for both sides. There are several artifacts from the time period including equipment of soldiers from both Union and Confederate forces and flags from both sides as well. There are even some new exhibits recently acquired that are sure to amaze and pique the interest of all viewers.
This is an educational experience for people of all ages and anyone interested in the history of Arkansas or the civil war will be entertained. Thanks to grants and private donations there will be two flags never seen before debuted at this exhibit in Little Rock. The exhibit is running through February 2013 so there is plenty of time to catch this amazing display of history and local culture. Come see how Arkansas played an integral role for both sides of the conflict that was one of the most influential events in American history!
Multiplicity is a dynamic art exhibit making waves at the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock Arkansas. From the Smithsonian’s permanent collection, this traveling exhibition brings the art of printmaking to the dynamic Arkansas Art Center.
Celebrating esteemed print makers like Chuck Close and Kiki Smith, Multiplicity explores the art of printmaking on a monumental scale. In a digital age where anyone can generate prints at a click of a mouse button, Multiplicity explores the time honored and somewhat forgotten trade of printmaking, making multiple prints from a single image. Printmaking was once a great art form using techniques like wood blocks and metal prints to create exquisite prints. Creating a print was an excruciatingly complicated process and a true art form that created beautiful masterpieces. The artists of the Multiplicity collection take this classic trade one step further by using multiple images in an innovative way creating an multiple workds of art in one image on a grand scale. This stunning fits right at home in the Arkansas Art Center, a interactive center for the visual and performing arts.
Visit the Multiplicity exhibit, and all the Arkansas Art Center marvelous offerings and delight your inner creativity. Delve into a world full of imagination and delight and discover what the Arkansas Art Center has to enrapture visitors of all ages.
The 2012 Arkansas Cornbread Festival in Little Rock, AR is an outdoor event open to the public. This year’s festival took place on November 3rd between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. There were two sets of prices: the early bird prices were $7 for adults and $3 for kids, while tickets purchased the day of the actual event cost $10 for adults and $5 for kids.
The festival serves as a place for restaurants and individuals to compete to see who has the most deserving cornbread recipe. Anyone with a penchant for making this treat could be drawn to the festival to gather inspiration, and likewise, fans of this food would surely find the festival enjoyable. Those who are confident in their cornbread-making abilities might also be drawn to the prizes, which are checks for $500 and $100, as well as an amateur prize of a T-shirt and a check of $50.
Ultimately, anyone with a knack for baking, some creativity, and the right ingredients could technically win the grand prize. It’s worth trying, and even if a participant doesn’t win, they’ll have a great time participating.