Event Series Creative Saturdays

Creative Saturdays: YAA Celebration

This edition of Creative Saturdays celebrates the 63rd Young Arkansas Artists (YAA) exhibition! Stop by the Windgate Art School to explore selections from the exhibition, enjoy free make-and-take activities, and watch live art demonstrations inspired by the art on view: Flex Studio: Create your own collage using a variety of paper textures. Drawing Studio: Try […]

Young Arkansas Artists Awards Ceremony

Educators, students, and their families are invited to attend the 63rd Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition Awards Ceremony honoring this year’s student artists and art educators. As the oldest and only statewide art competition for young artists in grades K-12, Young Arkansas Artists is an essential program that emphasizes the importance of art in education and […]

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 […]

Windgate Art School Open House & Member Mingle

Whether you are an experienced artist or a first-time student, this open house provides a relaxed and welcoming environment for you to meet our incredible instructors, picture what it would be like to take an art class at the Windgate Art School, and celebrate the opening of the 63rd Young Arkansas Artists exhibition. Members can […]

Event Series Museum Tours

Museum Tour

Drop in and discover AMFA with a docent-led tour through the galleries! With this fun, engaging, and memorable experience, guests of all ages are invited to explore the art on view while learning how to interpret and appreciate works of art in various media. Photo by Jason Masters.

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 […]

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 Circle […]

Event Series Happy Hour & Moore

Happy Hour & Moore

Enjoy the beauty of AMFA’s Courtyard during a relaxed hangout session by Henry Moore’s iconic sculpture Large Standing Figure: Knife Edge. If inspiration calls, sit and sketch during a free instructor-guided drawing session or pop into the galleries to learn more about the art on view from our knowledgeable docents. Sip a beverage, listen to […]

Movies at the Museum: Sugarcane

A stunning tribute to the resilience of Native people and their way of life, Sugarcane – the debut feature documentary from Julian Brave NoiseCat and Emily Kassie – is an epic cinematic portrait of a community during a moment of international reckoning. Set amidst a ground-breaking investigation into abuse and death at an Indian residential […]

Event Series Creative Saturdays

Creative Saturdays

This Creative Saturdays’ free make-and-take activity is hosted by Mid-Southern Watercolorists! Stop by the Windgate Art School to create colorful animal drawings with vibrant patterns inspired by the imaginative work on view in the Young Arkansas Artists exhibition.  Expand this special experience by discovering what the rest of the Museum has to offer you: Grab […]

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 […]

Event Series Museum Tours

Museum Tour

Drop in and discover AMFA with a docent-led tour through the galleries! With this fun, engaging, and memorable experience, guests of all ages are invited to explore the art on view while learning how to interpret and appreciate works of art in various media. Photo by Jason Masters.