For art lovers, 2nd Friday Art Night is a great way to explore the visual arts in Little Rock. This month there are twelve stops the free trolley will be making between the hours of 5pm and 8pm. Some highlights of this month’s offerings include:
Christ Episcopal Church (500 Scott Street) is highlighting its new exhibit: “The Cross” which features interpretations of the cross in a variety of mediums by several artists including Wes McHan, Melverue Abraham, Sister Maria Liebeck, Janet Copeland, Susan Peterson, Lynn Frost, Betsy Woodyard, Jai Ross and Mark Alderfer.
Hearne Fine Art (1001 Wright Avenue) is featuring “Southern Spirit: An Exhibition of Southern Folk Art” through March 3. This gallery has consistently championed African American artists for two decades in downtown Little Rock.
Historic Arkansas Museum (200 East Third Street) will be featuring the opening of new exhibits by Bryan Massey, Tom Richard and Doug Stowe. Serenading visitors will be award-winning musician Bonnie Montgomery.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (501 West Ninth Street) will be a first time participant in 2nd Friday Art Night. The featured exhibit is Daufe 1 by LaToya Hobbs. Visitors can also explore the many other galleries and exhibits in Little Rock’s newest history museum.
studioMAIN (1423 South Main Street) will have its grand opening. This design collective focused on encouraging collaboration in the creative fields including architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, urban design, furniture design and public art will have exhibitions during each 2nd Friday Art Night. This month is an exhibit of Pettaway Park designs.
Other locations include Old State House, Butler Center Galleries, Canvas Community, Courtyard by Marriott, The Green Corner Store, Dizzy’s Gypsy Grill and Copper Grill.