Little Rock’s cultural organizations THRIVE on community outreach programs. Below are just a few examples of organizations going out into the community or bringing community members to them. So many more photos could have been shown.
Ballet Arkansas performing at a school as a preview for an upcoming performance.
Students participating in the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Petting Zoo giving them a chance to play musical instruments. This event took place in conjunction with the Museum of Discovery.
Mentors and participants in the Arkansas Cinema Society’s Filmmaking Lab for Teen Girls. Two films written, directed, designed, edited, and scored by these teenage female filmmakers were shown at ACS’s 2019 Filmland.
The Arkansas Repertory Theatre has student matinees for most of its productions. Here are just a few of the students who have attended in 2019. For many of them, a trip to the Rep is the first live theatre they have seen.
In a triple partnership, ACANSA Arts Festival of the South, Little Rock’s Arts+Culture Commission and the Central Arkansas Library System sponsored a free opening night art exhibit in September which drew hundreds of people of all ages.
The Arkansas Arts Center’s Super Sunday Family Free Fun Day is a monthly program offering free arts activities for children. While the MacArthur Park location is closed, it will be at the CALS Hillary Clinton Children’s Library. Next one is October 13.