Among the highlights are:
Historic Arkansas Museum (5-8 pm)
Two Exhibit Openings:
- Suggin Territory: The Marvelous World of Folklorist Josephine Graham opens in the Arkansas Made Gallery.
- Suyao Tian: Entangled Beauty opens in the 2nd Floor Gallery
The Year of Arkansas Beer, sponsored by Historic Arkansas Museum Foundation and presented by Arkansas Brewers Guild, continues in April with Lost Forty Brewing’s Belgian Blonde.
Old State House Museum (5 – 8pm)
Join violinists Geoff Robson and Ryan Mooney and cellist Felice Farrell for a performance of works for string trios by Boccherini, Schubert, Mozart, Dohnanyi, and Beethoven. The event is free and music will be performed on an informal schedule starting at 5 p.m. The museum will remain open until 8:00. This is a casual event and guests are welcome to drop in and seat themselves after the music has started.
Butler Center Galleries (5 – 8pm)
Opening exhibition – White River Memoirs: An Exhibition by Chris Engholm
The White River and its tributaries represent the most ecologically intact watershed in the continental United States. Over a million people inhabit it, living in 234 communities in 60 counties. For the past two years, Chris Engholm has traveled the White River in a cedar strip canoe, listening to people connected to it and collecting the artwork of 25 fine artists who maintain a special relationship with it. This artwork, photographs, and information about the river are presented in White River Memoirs.
Featured artist: Sheliah Halderman
Sheliah Halderman is a retired teacher who now paints pastels full time. Her paintings have won local and national awards, and she is very active in the Arkansas Pastel Society.
Featured musician: The Arkansas Weather
This band comprises graduates of the UALR music program who play an unpredictable combination of jazz, soul, R&B, funk, and pop.