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Explore our archive of past family programs, gallery talks, artist events and more.
Catherine Elizabeth Patton, Cameron Bethany on Orange Steps (detail), 2017, 24 x 36 in., inkjet print

Catherine Elizabeth Patton, Delta Voices: Artists of the Mid-South

Catherine Elizabeth Patton was selected to participate in Delta Voices by the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. She is a self-taught concept and portrait photographer from Memphis, Tennessee. Patton has shown extensively in Memphis at venues including the Memphis College of Art, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, and the CMPLX. She was awarded a 2018 ArtsMemphis Arts Accelerator grant and served as a 2019 UrbanArt Commission Billboard Series artist. Watch the final video in the Delta Voices series to see her creative process in action.

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Aaron R. Turner, Seen #2 from the series Black Alchemy Vol. 2 (detail), 2018, 20 in. x 16 in., archival inkjet print

Aaron R. Turner, Delta Voices: Artists of the Mid-South

Aaron R. Turner was selected to participate in Delta Voices by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. A photographer and educator based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Turner leads the Center for Photographers of Color at the University of Arkansas. He draws upon his own experiences as an artist from the Arkansas Delta to create documentary photographs recording the present and abstract photographs investigating the past. Watch the third video in the Delta Voices series to see his creative process in action.

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Alexis McGrigg was selected to participate in Delta Voices by the Mississippi Museum of Art. Working in painting, drawing, photography, video, installation and performance, McGrigg investigates themes of blackness, spirituality and space. The result is heavenly, reminiscent of the nighttime sky, with an ambiguous form glowing in the middle of the composition. Watch the second video in the Delta Voices series to see McGrigg’s creative process in action.

Alexis McGrigg, In Waiting (detail), Procion dye on canvas, 2021

Justin Tyler Bryant was selected to participate in Delta Voices by AMFA. Bryant collects and tells stories that preserve the history of Black residents of rural Arkansas, stories that may not otherwise be documented and shared. He’s an artist who amplifies the voices of other people through his own work. Watch the first video in the Delta Voices series to see Bryant’s creative process in action.

Justin Tyler Bryant, Megan (detail), Watercolor, 2020

Despite historic gains in recent years, women artists remain underrepresented in the field of art history. In honor of Women’s History Month, Associate Curator Theresa Bembnister explores the accomplishments of modern and contemporary women artists in the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection.

Lee Bontecou, American (Providence, Rhode Island, 1931- ), Untitled (detail), 1974-1975, graphite on gessoed plastic paper, 38 x 25 inches, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund and Museum Purchase Plan of the NEA.

Join Chief Curator and Windgate Foundation Curator Brian J. Lang for a conversation with brothers, Einar and Jamex de la Torre, as they discuss their career, their work in the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection, and their artistic evolution.

Einar & Jamex de la Torre, Mexican (Guadalajara, Mexico, 1960 & 1963 – ), ¿Qué me ves? (What Are You Looking At?)(detail), 2007, blown glass, cast resin, and found objects on painted plasma-cut aluminum, 48 x 48 x 8 inches, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Foundation Collection: Purchase, Tabriz Fund.

Go behind the scenes at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts as we get ready to move into the new museum.

Spark meaningful conversations with your family through the art of theatre.

Explore the artists and themes of past featured exhibitions at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts.

Nickolas Muray, American (Szeged, Hungary, 1892 – 1965, New York, New York), Frida Kahlo on White Bench (detail), New York (2nd Edition), 1939, color carbon print, 19 x 14 ½ inches. Courtesy of Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, New York.

Enjoy virtual artist talks, studio tours, and conversations with artists of the 62nd Delta Exhibition.

Ajamu Kojo, Wakanda Don’t Cry (detail), 2018, Mischtechnik on linen canvas, 34 x 44 inches