Month: August 2020

Ledger Art from the J. W. Wiggins Contemporary Native American Art Collection

On view August 14–November 28, 2020, at the Galleries at Library Square, CALS Roberts Library

As part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Arkansas author Dee Brown’s classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the CALS Galleries at Library Square are honored to host an exhibition of ledger art from the J.

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A Postcard from Ponca

Three years ago, my wife and I spent a week that fall holed up in a cabin in Ponca, an unincorporated community in Newton County that is one of those rural places that thrives on outside visitors like us. Perched right near the Buffalo River, it is home to a handful of canoe and cabin rental services,

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So Many ____ , So Little Time

You’ve probably heard the expression “so many books, so little time.” You could replace the word books with just about anything related to what you love to do. Are you a knitter? So much yarn, so little time. Are you a hiker? So many trails, so little time. Are you a traveler? So many places,

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Butler Banner Archive

The Butler Banner archives between 1999-2018 are available in PDF format only. The Butler Banner was our print newsletter.

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