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Mid-Southern Watercolorists 50th Annual Juried Exhibition

Opens March 13
Galleries at Library Square, West Gallery

This exhibition will include thirty-nine paintings selected by juror Lynn Ferris of West Virginia. Mid-Southern Watercolorists is a non-profit organization incorporated in Little Rock, Arkansas, to enrich the stature of watermedia and encourage the recognition of its significance in our culture. This organization furthers the interest of painters and patrons by its programs and by its competitive and non-competitive exhibitions. It also provides opportunities for study by art students and others engaged in art making and in appreciation of arts.

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Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with Jobe: A 13-week Course

Are you an artist, writer, or creative of any kind, or have you always dreamed of being one? Would you like a guided means of defeating your blocks and kickstarting your creativity? Find your community online and share in this virtual experience of Julia Cameron’s best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, led by Jobe.

Class discussion in the Facebook group weekly, every Saturday 12p-2p. Course intended to be taken full 13 weeks 4/4 through 6/27. FREE but must join the Facebook group –

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Race and Women’s Suffrage in Arkansas

The history of suffrage in Arkansas has always been connected to race. For example, white women activists often used racial arguments to advocate for their own voting rights. At the same time, while African American women in Arkansas had supported the political struggles of the men in their community since Reconstruction as well as organizing for their own vote, they gained only limited access to the franchise with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Kelly Houston Jones will explore the varied aspects of early-twentieth-century women’s politics,

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Virtual Finding Family Facts – April 9

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE CALS ROBERTS LIBRARY FACEBOOK PAGE

Unless otherwise indicated,

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Personal Archiving Virtually!

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Have you been meaning to get your family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and photo albums organized and digitized?

Starting on Thursday, March 26, at 1 p.m., Heather Zbinden, program coordinator at the CALS Roberts Library, will be live streaming a program to show you how to tackle your personal archiving projects. The program will continue every Thursday at 1 p.m. through April 16. Learn ways to sort your items into like groups,

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2nd Friday Art Night at Library Square

On the second Friday of each month, The Galleries at Library Square and The Bookstore at Library Square participate in 2nd Friday Art Night (2FAN), a time when the galleries, museums and businesses in downtown Little Rock, are open from 5-8 p.m. for an after-hours gallery walk. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Galleries at Library Square exhibitions and music:

West Gallery: Mid-Southern Watercolorists 50th Annual Juried Exhibition

Concordia Gallery: Into the Woods: Arkansas Champion Trees by Linda Williams Palmer &

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Virtual Finding Family Facts – April 13

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE CALS ROBERTS LIBRARY FACEBOOK PAGE

Unless otherwise indicated,

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Arkansas League of Artists: Members’ Exhibition

Opens May 8

Galleries at Library Square, Concordia Hall Gallery

 

The Arkansas League of Artists is an organization formed to promote the visual arts in Arkansas to all ages. The annual Members’ Exhibition provides an opportunity for each active member to showcase their work in one of the following categories: Abstract/Contemporary, Animal/Wildlife, Portrait/Figure, Land/City/Sea scape, and Floral/Still Life.  The League consists of artists from all over the state who gather to learn through the demonstrations of techniques,

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2nd Friday Art Night at Library Square

On the second Friday of each month, The Galleries at Library Square and The Bookstore at Library Square participate in 2nd Friday Art Night (2FAN), a time when the galleries, museums and businesses in downtown Little Rock, are open from 5-8 p.m. for an after-hours gallery walk. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Galleries at Library Square exhibitions and music:

West Gallery: Mid-Southern Watercolorists 50th Annual Juried Exhibition

Concordia Gallery: Arkansas League of Artists: Members’

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Finding Family Facts

The Butler Center offers a beginner’s genealogy class the second Monday of every month, taught by Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center’s local history and genealogy expert. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past.

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Finding Family Facts

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

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Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with Jasmine Jobe

Are you an artist, writer, or creative of any kind, or have you always dreamed of being one? Would you like a guided means of defeating your blocks and kickstarting your creativity? Find your community and share the experience of Julia Cameron’s best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, with instructor Jobe.

Course is intended to be taken all 13 weeks, beginning to end. Bring your lunch.

FREE but registration is required because space is limited.

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Finding Family Facts

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

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Finding Family Facts

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

Learn More
Event

Finding Family Facts

Join us for a beginner’s genealogy class taught by Rhonda Stewart, local history and genealogy expert, from the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past. No registration required.

Free and open to the public.

Learn More