Looking to get out of the house this weekend? You’ve got some well-rounded options including viewing modern art, watching destructive monster trucks, and learn all about the science behind snot and other disgusting traits of the human body. More information below!
55th Annual Delta Exhibition Opens. Originally presented in 1958 as the Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, this juried exhibition has grown over the years and now features all forms of media. Entries come from artists who were born or live in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee or Texas, offering viewers a glimpse into the vibrant contemporary arts scene from around the region. The exhibit will be on display through March 10th. For more information visit Arkansas Arts Center www.arkarts.com.
Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam. This event will be a treat to all lovers of monster trucks! Featuring trucks Grave Digger, Full Boar, Monster Mutt, Nghtmare, Incinerator, and Fatal Attraction, this event will take place at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock tonight and Saturday at 7:30 pm. More information here: www.verizonarena.com
Museum School Faculty Exhibition: Past and Present. In partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center 50th Anniversary celebration, the Museum School Faculty Exhibition: Past and Present pays tribute to the Museum School faculty. The Arkansas Arts Center first began offering art classes for children and adults during the spring of 1960. When the new Arts Center was completed in May of 1963, it included studios that comprise the Museum School in which a full schedule of art classes was offered. To learn more call 501-372-4000 or visit www.arkarts.com.
Grossology Continues at the Museum of Discovery. This interactive exhibit gives kids answers to all the yucky, stinky questions they love to ask about the human body. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9:00-5:00 and Sunday 1:00-5:00.
“In Pieces” Lego Exhibit Continues. Created as ac collaboration between Australian photographer Dean West and New York sculptor Nathan Sawaya, these highly stylized photographic images and uniquely constructed three-dimensional LEGO elemental sculptures will engage visitors of all ages. More information on hours at the Clinton Presidential Center. If you’re free on Monday the 14th be sure attend the kid-friendly artist lecture and reception from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Both Nathan and Dean will lead a discussion about their unique collaboration and how art provides an effective platform for education, inspiration and meaningful dialogue.