2nd Friday Art Night, Mar. 8, 5 - 8 pm

March 8, 2019 5 PM to March 8, 2019 5PM

Historic Arkansas Museum - 200 E. Third Street, Little Rock AR

Additional Event Details

Bicentennial Bash: Opening reception & talk in the theater, plus mini-exhibit with live music by Two Larks in the Morning and #ArkansasMade beer from 6 Mile Brewing of Ozark

Life in the Western Country: Arkansaw Territory from 1819-1836
This exhibit celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of “Arkansaw” Territory. Historical documents, like the deed to the first newspaper print shop west of the Mississippi, provide context for stories of opportunity and westward migration, while a needlework sampler stitched by a young Cherokee girl at the Presbyterian school known as Dwight Mission speaks to the displacement and cultural assimilation of Native Americans...   ( more)

In the Theater
Celebrate 200 Years of Pulaski County with a talk in HAM’s Ottenheimer Theater at 6 pm, featuring Jim Metzger, a representative from the Pulaski County Historical Society, introduced by Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde. Named in honor of Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski, Pulaski County was created on December 15, 1818, carved out of what was then Arkansas County in Missouri Territory. Little Rock is the county seat and, since 1821, the state capital. Over the past 200 years, Pulaski County has grown into the most populous and diverse county in the State of Arkansas.

Through their social media campaign #5WomenArtists, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) asks, “Can you name five women artists?” HAM is participating by exhibiting the work of five forward-thinking, female Arkansas artists who have made significant contributions to Arkansas’s art community, and whose works represent Arkansas’s enduring creative legacy...     (more)

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Special thanks to 107 Liquor for their support of 2nd Friday Art Night @ham.

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