Contemporary Craft: A Conversation, moderated by Brian Lang
Thursday, February 21 • 6 p.m.
Join us for a discussion about craft art in Arkansas, how craft art is different than traditional fine art, and the role they think it plays in reflecting culture. Panelists include Linda Nguyen Lopez, James Matthews, and Leon Niehues, and the conversation will be moderated by Brian Lang.
Black History Month Program featuring Parkview High School
February 24, 2019 • 3 p.m.
Join us for our annual Black History Month celebration in partnership with Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School. Students from Parkview's drama, choir, and orchestra departments will perform a historically-rooted production inspired by "The Mighty Mississippi."
Making History: African-American Mayors in Arkansas
February 25 • Noon
Join us for a conversation with four elected African-American mayors in Arkansas. The panel, moderated by former Little Rock Mayor Lottie Shackelford, will feature Mayor George McGill of Fort Smith, and Mayor Frank Scott of Little Rock, Mayor Veronica Smith-Creer of El Dorado, and Mayor Shirley Washington of Pine Bluff.
A Conversation with Susan Ford Bales, daughter of President and Mrs. Ford, and Lisa McCubbin, author of Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
March 13, 2019 • 6 p.m.
To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’ll welcome Susan Ford Bales and Lisa McCubbin, author of Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer, who will share their remarkable insights about the inimitable life and devoted work of First Lady Betty Ford. Bales is the daughter of First Lady Betty Ford and President Gerald R. Ford, and McCubbin is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author.
Spring Break at the Clinton Center
March 18 - 22, 2019 • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
In conjunction with The White House Collection of American Crafts: 25th Anniversary Exhibit, the Clinton Center will host FREE Spring Break activities for students led by certified art instructors, including a glass fusion class.
Kumpuris Lecture featuring Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture
May 2, 2019 • 6 p.m.
More details will be announced soon.