Gallery Engagement

AMFA’s welcoming and enthusiastic docents are available throughout the galleries to answer questions and help guests connect with art in a deeper, more meaningful manner. We invite you to drop by, say hello to a docent, and discover new details, insights, and stories about your favorite art and artists while exploring the galleries at your […]

Arkansas Classics: One False Move

In this 1992 film, three criminals – Fantasia (Cynda Williams), Ray Malcolm (Billy Bob Thornton), and Pluto (Michael Beach) – travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the case, contact the town's sheriff, Dale Dixon (Bill […]

Event Series ArtStart

ArtStart

ArtStart is an early reader program that pairs children’s books with art activities, inviting toddlers and preschool students to learn through reading, imaginative play, and art-making. This free program welcomes parents, grandparents, caregivers, and our youngest patrons to drop in and explore with us – no reservations required! In this session, we are reading The […]

Event Series Art Together

Art Together for Guests with Low Vision or Who are Blind

Drop in and discover AMFA with a docent-led tour through the galleries and a studio art activity with our instructors! Led by trained docents, this program starts with a tour that offers an opportunity for guests with visual impairments to engage with the artwork through rich visual descriptions and in-depth discussions. Participants then create artwork […]

Event Series Wednesday Spins

Wednesday Spins

Elevate your midweek at Wednesday Spins! Experience a night of art, music, drinks, and socializing over beautiful views of the Museum. Kick back with craft cocktails and music mixed by DJ Nick Hud or pop into the galleries to learn more about the art on view from our knowledgeable docents. Drinks and music start at […]

Drop-In Printmaking

Experiment with printmaking during this three-hour drop-in experience at the Windgate Art School. Open to beginner and experienced artists alike, it's a great way to learn a new art form […]

Event Series Delta Triennial

Member Preview Night: Delta Triennial

Members, Circle Society, and Corporate Partners are invited to preview the Delta Triennial at this exclusive reception before the public opening on June 28. For more than 60 years, the Delta exhibition has elevated and promoted awareness of artists born in or working in Arkansas and its surrounding states: Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and […]

Collectors Group Event

Join Delta Triennial jurors Amy Kligman, Executive Artistic Director at Charlotte Street Foundation; Alexis McGrigg, contemporary artist; and Takako Tanabe, Director of Ulterior Gallery; for a tour of the exhibition. The jurors will provide insights on contemporary art in the Mid-South and the process of selecting work for the Delta Triennial from over 1,200 submissions. Not a member of […]

Event Series Fridays on the Lawn

Fridays on the Lawn: Summer Games

Soak up the summer sun and end your week with a playful round of Giant Jenga (or another lawn game) while sipping a cool drink. Need a break from the competition? Find a spot at a drawing easel and express yourself with the help of an instructor, or step into the air conditioning to discover […]

Event Series Creative Saturdays

Creative Saturdays

Inspired by the Impressionist paintings on view in the galleires, this Creative Saturdays' free make-and-take activity invites guests to stop by the Windgate Art School and create Pointillist landscapes. Expand this special experience by discovering what the rest of the Museum has to offer you: Catch a performance of A Tale of Two Flurffys in the Lecture […]

Event Series Flurffy + Friends

A Tale of Two Flurffys

Mistaken identity abounds when Flurffy’s Irish cousin Murphy pays him a visit over summer break! Help Flurffy and his friends untangle a web of missteps and chance meetings with the guidance of their newest puppet friend, Butter Bee. Original songs, choreography, and interactive storytelling make this tale perfect for little ones and families. The program […]

Gallery Engagement

AMFA’s welcoming and enthusiastic docents are available throughout the galleries to answer questions and help guests connect with art in a deeper, more meaningful manner. We invite you to drop by, say hello to a docent, and discover new details, insights, and stories about your favorite art and artists while exploring the galleries at your […]