Incoming exhibits, and virtual talks on historical preservation and writing

Incoming exhibits, and virtual talks on historical preservation and writing

story.lead_photo.caption“Watching TV” by Kae Barron is a part of the “Curated Assortment,” on show at Little Rock’s Cantrell Gallery.
(Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)

Elsewhere in leisure, occasions and the humanities:

‘Curated Assortment’

“A Curated Assortment,” current works by 14 space artists, goes on show Friday at Cantrell Gallery, 8208 Cantrell Street, Little Rock. The exhibit, up by means of March 13, consists of works of Kae Barron, Becca Bennett, Catherine Burton, Paul Caldwell, Daniel Coston, Patty Criner, Debie Deaton, Megan Lewis, Barry Lindley, Judd Mann, David Mudrinich, Laura Raborn, Rebecca Thompson and John Wooldridge. A video compilation seems on the Cantrell Gallery Fb web page. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or by appointment. Name (501) 224-1335 or go to

‘Proper to Combat’

“Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII,” on display starting Tuesday Jan. 19 at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, includes images of school children protesting treatment of Black teachers in Norfolk, Va., June 1939. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette/courtesy Library of Congress)

“Preventing for the Proper to Combat: African American Experiences in WWII,” on show beginning Tuesday Jan. 19 on the College of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical School, consists of pictures of college youngsters protesting therapy of Black lecturers in Norfolk, Va., June 1939. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette/courtesy Library of Congress)

“Preventing for the Proper to Combat: African American Experiences in WWII,” a multimedia exhibition highlighting the experiences and struggles of Black Individuals throughout World Warfare II by means of artifacts, images and oral histories, goes on show Tuesday within the Windgate Gallery, Middle for Humanities and Arts, College of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical School, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. The touring exhibit from the Nationwide WWII Museum in New Orleans shall be up by means of April 2. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Covid-19 protocols, together with social distancing and masks, are in impact; gallery capability shall be restricted to 6 folks at a time. Name (501) 812-2831, e mail or go to

Pine Bluff exhibitions

Two exhibitions open at this time on the the Arts & Science Middle for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Essential St., Pine Bluff: “New Territory: Work by Michelle Truthful,” on show by means of April Three, and “Feeling By way of: Inspecting Emotion within the Midst of Unrest,” photographic portraits by Catherine Elizabeth Patton, up by means of April 10. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-Four p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-Three p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Name (870) 536-3375 or go to

Preservation talks

The Quapaw Quarter Affiliation’s digital 2021 Preservation Conversations sequence kicks off at 6 p.m. at this time by way of Zoom with Marshall Ray discussing “Historic Preservation and Workforce Improvement.” Register at; the session can even be accessible, reside or recorded, by way of the affiliation’s YouTube website.

The remainder of the lineup (all periods at 6 p.m., second Thursday of every month, digital, “except we’re cleared to fulfill in particular person”):

  • ◼️ Feb. 11: Amber Jones: “Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit”
  • ◼️ March 11: Kathleen Pate: “Ladies’s Suffrage in Central Arkansas: Folks and Locations”
  • ◼️ April eight: Andrew Beaupre: “Archaeology in Your Personal Yard: Discoveries on the Doty-McAlpine Home”
  • ◼️ Could 13: Mason Toms: “Houses of Architects in Larger Little Rock”
  • ◼️ June 10: Sarah Vestal, Joseph W. Vestal & Son Florists and Nurserymen
  • ◼️ July eight: Danielle Butler: “The Coronary heart of the House”
  • ◼️ Aug. 12: Man Lancaster: “The 1892 Lynching of Henry James in Little Rock”
  • ◼️ Sept. 9: Paul Parnell: “The Rose Legislation Agency, 200 Years of Historical past”
  • ◼️ Oct. 14: Holly Hope: “Flora, Fauna and Faces: Studying Cemetery Symbolism”
  • ◼️ Nov. 11: Jonathan Hancock: “The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-12, The Quapaw Nation and Little Rock”
  • ◼️ Dec. 9: Shayla Albey: “The Butterfield Home at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: A Home Stuffed with Historical past.”

Creator talks

C.M. Waggoner, creator of “The Ruthless Girl’s Information to Wizardry,” kicks off a three-month sequence of digital creator talks by means of the Central Arkansas Library System’s Six Bridges E book Pageant, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. The talks are free however the library system requests reservations by means of Danielle Butler would be the moderator.

The remainder of the sequence (all talks at 6:30 p.m.):

  • ◼️ Feb. 18: Nell Irvin Painter, creator of “Creating Black Individuals: African-American Historical past and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Current,” with moderator Jessica McDaniel
  • ◼️ March 11: Kevin Brockmeier, creator of “The Ghost Variations: One Hundred Tales,” with moderator Susan Petty Moneyhon.

Name (501) 918-3098 or e mail

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