Édouard Vuillard, French (Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France, 1868 - 1940, La Baule, France), La Partie de bridge (The Bridge Game) (detail), circa 1911, oil on canvas, 19 3/4 in. x 29 3/4 inches, On loan from the Jackson T. Stephens Charitable Trust for Art.

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Fernand Léger, French (Argentan, France, 1881 – 1955, Gif-sur-Yvette, France), Woman with a Cactus, 1952, gouache on paper, 17 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Orton. 1982.021

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April 28, 2022

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Announces Two New Curators

April 28, 2022 (Little Rock, AR) — The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Catherine Walworth as the Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr. Curator of Drawings, and the promotion of Theresa Bembnister to curator. Dr. Catherine Walworth Theresa Bembnister “Our curators research…
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April 7, 2022

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Presents “Doodle POP” This May

Children’s Theatre Programming Returns for Four Performances at Ron Robinson Theater April 7, 2022 (Little Rock, AR) — The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA) announces four performances of “Doodle POP” on May 21-22, 2022, at CALS Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. Produced by BRUSH Theatre based in…
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March 8, 2022

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Staff Focuses on the Guest Experience

March 8, 2022 (Little Rock, AR) — The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts announces the promotion of Spencer Jansen to deputy director, and the additions of Chris Revelle as director of community engagement and Kayla Huffstutter as membership manager. Spencer Jansen Chris Revelle Kayla Huffstutter “We are focused on building…
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February 3, 2022

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Expands Marketing Team

January 26, 2022 (Little Rock, AR) — The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts announces two significant additions to the marketing team: Bob Tarren as chief marketing officer and Malina Tabor as associate director of marketing.  Bob Tarren Malina Tabor “AMFA is committed to building a team that is uniquely qualified…
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December 8, 2021

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Announces Four New Members to Board of Trustees

November 2, 2021 (Little Rock, AR) The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts proudly announces the appointment of four new members to the board of trustees: Mike Marquez, Odell Nickelberry, Rebecca Smith, and Mary Olive Stephens. AMFA new Board of Trustees members (left to right): Mike Marquez, Odell Nickelberry, Rebecca Smith,…
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May 17, 2021

Registration opens for AMFA virtual classes

The June session will be the last virtual Art School mini quarter before the new Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts opens in May 2022. The Art School will continue to offer programming, demos, and workshops on an ongoing basis.
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April 23, 2021

AMFA Amplified app connects art and community

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts launched AMFA Amplified, a mobile application designed to create deeper connections with artists, the Museum’s art collection, and programs.
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April 15, 2021

Innovative architecture set to transform Little Rock Museum

Studio Gang’s award-winning designed Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts will open to the public in the Fall of 2022 The north entrance to the new Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts under construction in March 2021. Photo by Timothy Hursley. The new Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts, currently under construction in…
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January 21, 2021

Arkansas Arts Center becomes Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Capital Campaign supporting the Little Rock museum’s new building and endowment surpasses $135 million, establishes new goal of $142 million The Arkansas Arts Center officially became the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts on January 25, 2021. While unveiling the museum’s new brand, AMFA leaders announced that the capital campaign supporting…
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September 21, 2020

Arkansas Arts Center celebrates milestones in an unprecedented year

The Arkansas Arts Center reached milestones in its building project while continuing to deliver vibrant and accessible programming in a year of historic transition and unexpected challenges, leaders announced at the September 21 virtual Annual Meeting.
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