Past Exhibits at David W. Mullins Library
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September, 2021
This exhibit showcases notable examples of works by women authors from the University of Arkansas Libraries' rare books collections. As the work of Special Collections moves forward, adding resources that reflect the diversity of our campus and the research needs met by the unique and rare materials we make available, we can examine how the collection has developed over the University's 150 years and how it continues to evolve.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | February-July, 2020
Arkansas Visionaries celebrates the work and impact of notable Arkansans on the Natural State in the areas of agriculture, business, politics, literature, international education, art and architecture. Also included are the works of those who impacted the university and Razorback Athletics.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | November, 2019 to February, 2020
This exhibit explores the stories told by a selection of cookbooks and recipe books in the University of Arkansas Special Collections Division.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | October, 2019 to February, 2020
This exhibition explores student publications at the University of Arkansas, beginning with the first student publication in 1893 to present.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-October, 2019
Highlighting recent acquisitions as part of our exhibit program gives us the opportunity to share such newly acquired materials with the public.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | June-November, 2019
This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of one of the deadliest racially-motivated conflicts in American history—the Elaine Massacre, which devastated rural Phillips County, Arkansas, in 1919.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | April-November, 2019
This exhibition examines the history and first-hand accounts of interactions between Christian missionaries and Native Americans in the Arkansas Territory in order to help more fully characterize the cultural interactions of Arkansas' history.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | April-November, 2019
This exhibit presents the life and work of Rosa Marinoni a once well-known and widely published poet who built a community of writers in Fayetteville, AR.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-May, 2019
This exhibition begins with the utterly familiar format of the book and explores what happens when artistic elements move beyond the expected structures typically found in a book and create hybrid formats that are both literary as well as artistic creations.
Mullins Library | February-June, 2018
Many students and alumni will remember the helpful assistance that Steve Chism provided at the main desk in Mullins Library, even if they never knew his name. Others may have discovered his paintings on magnolia leaves, or found art creations of wire, bark, CD-ROM discs, photocopies. and other ephemera in Wilson Park, on the Fayetteville Square, or scattered around campus. This online exhibit features some of Steve's works on permanent display in Mullins Library, as well as pieces cherished by his colleagues.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | February-May, 2018
A new sister exhibit is now on display in the Special Collections Reading Room through May 2018. Featured in the two cases are items that highlight the culture of astronomy and some of mankind’s most brilliant minds, such as Albert Einstein and Steven Hawking, who wrote on the endless mysteries of the heavens.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | February-March, 2018
In 1933 a remarkable event occurred. The Chicago Symphony(all white and all male, like most professional orchestras of the time)premiered the Symphony in E minor by the African American woman Florence B.Price. It was the first time a black woman’s work was performed by such anorchestra. At the age of 46, she heard her music performed, to great acclaim,before an international audience at the 1933 Chicago World Fair. She hadalready composed a significant body of work that was heard in Chicago circles.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-July, 2017
Photographer and environmental activist Ken Smith hails from Hot Springs. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1956 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. It was during his freshman year at the U of A that Smith first visited the Buffalo River with a hiking group.
Special Collections Hallway Gallery | March, 2017 to February, 2018
The name “Fulbright is associated with international exchange throughout the world. J. William Fulbright, the individual for whom the Fulbright programs were named, lived a rich and productive life that extended well beyond the establishment of the well-respected namesake programs.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-April, 2017
'Stories, Visions and Memory: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art,' with work by Native artists Bobby Martin, Tony Tiger and Erin Shaw, is on display throughout the lobby level of Mullins Library until April 26.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November, 2016 to January, 2017
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with an exhibit featuring works by Johnnie Lee Diacon (Creek), Bj Stepp (Cheyenne/Cherokee), J. NiCole Nahmi-A-Piah Hatfield (Comanche-Kiowa), and Kai Humeyestewa (Hopi).
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | August-October, 2016
The University Libraries, in collaboration with Andrew Kilgore and Compassion Fayetteville, are pleased to present 30 portraits from Let There Be Light, 100 Black Men.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-July, 2016
Cathy Padgett's photographs focus on the things people leave behind as they journey across time and the landscape.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | February-May, 2016
In celebration of Black History Month 2016, the Libraries' Special Collections presents images from the Southland College Papers (MC577). In the faces of the students and teachers of Southland College we glimpse more than sixty years of African American experiences, aspirations, and triumphs as the United States underwent tremendous transformation from the era of the slavery into the 20th century.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-March, 2016
Dorsey's exhibit is part of the University Libraries' Black History Month programming. The colorful and engaging show highlights scenes of African American life in the south.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | November, 2015 to March, 2016
This exhibit from Special Collections explores long football traditions at the University of Arkansas through photographs, University publications, and preserved memorabilia.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | November, 2015 to February, 2016
The University Libraries and Special Collections join KUAF in celebrating 30 years on the air as a public radio station in this exhibit of artifacts from the decades of broadcasting and archival photographs and documents.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | October-February, 2015
This exhibit from Special Collections explores Arkansas political campaigning before the advent of modern media. Through documents and photographs, as well as broadsides, ephemera, and artifacts from Special Collections, the exhibit highlights materials produced before the eras of first, radio and film, then television and internet campaigning. "Politics Past in Arkansas" will remain on display in front of the Reference Desk on the Mullins Library Main Level through February 2015.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-November, 2015
"People, Places, and Thinks" is a series of portraits and landscapes curated especially for the University Libraries, by Adam Grant Campbell.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | June, 2015 to February, 2016
Special Collections showcases the musicians and folklorists who collected and created the folk music of Arkansas. Through photographs, song transcriptions, rare books, and records, the exhibit offers a sample of the rich traditions of folk music on the University of Arkansas campus, throughout the Ozarks region and work of noted scholars, and now in the digital age through the opening of the Ozark Folksong Collection.
Special Collections Display West, Mullins Library | May, 2015 to December, 2016
Expanding the definition of both the book and rare book, artists' books are meticulously crafted, often beautiful, and sometimes challenging uses of text and material. This exhibit of artists' books in Special Collections highlights recent additions to the department's rare books holdings while exploring efforts to preserve the craft of book making. University Archivist Amy Allen curated the exhibit.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-August, 2015
The University Libraries is pleased to host Angela Davis Johnson's latest exhibit “black lace. arrangements,” on view through August 20, 2015 in Mullins Library. Seen up close, the energetic collection of mixed media pieces reveals to the viewer layers and textures of collaged acrylic, oil, found paper, and fabric.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | May-December, 2015
In celebration Arkansas Heritage Month 2015, Special Collections presents an exhibit images, rare books, and documents showing Arkansas places that have disappeared, were never realized as they were planned, or have evolved in unexpected ways.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | March-July, 2015
World War II impacted civilian life in America every day. These changes could be surprising, subtle, profound and galvanizing, but no one was left untouched. Young men—sons, fathers, and husbands—became scarce. Familiar pantry staples had to be carefully conserved. Work opportunities forever out of reach to the "fairer sex" suddenly became accessible. Families all over anxiously waited for news, in letters, in telegrams, in newspapers, of their far flung loved ones. This exhibit explores life on Arkansas's World War II homefront with examples from the archives in Special Collections.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September, 2014 to April, 2015
The University Libraries is pleased to announce our fall 2014 exhibition titled “Descriptive Abstractions – Painting with Dust” by Sharon Killian. The show includes more than a dozen works, some over 4 feet in length, in dry pastel on arches cover.
South-West Corridor, Lobby Level, Mullins Library | August-September, 2014
José Galvez, a Pulitzer Prize winning artist and documentarian, uses black and white photography to document Latino life in the United States. A selection of his photographs is currently on display in the West Hall of Mullins Library through September 16, 2014.
Special Collections Hallway Gallery | May, 2014 to May, 2016
During World War II, more than 20,000 Japanese Americans were involuntarily interned in camps in Arkansas under the War Relocation Authority. Images such as those included here, as well as government documents, camp newsletters, school yearbooks, and manuscript materials held by Special Collections help preserve the personal experiences and essential history of that difficult and complex period for the nation and the state.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | April-May, 2014
Sabine Schmidt explores the relationship between people and built space in "Set My Watch against the City Clock," a photography exhibit on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library through the end of May.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March, 2014
The 2014 "Small Works on Paper" art exhibition presented by the Arkansas Arts Council is on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library through the end of March.
West Entrance Foyer, Mullins Library | January-May, 2014
The University Libraries, the Office of Student Affairs, and the School of Social Work are hosting an exhibit of rare books and materials from the Remnant Trust in Mullins Library in the spring 2014 semester, from Tuesday, January 21 to Monday, May 12.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2014
In celebration of Black History Month, the University Libraries are hosting an exhibit of sculptures by Professor Bryan Winfred Massey, Sr., in the lobby area of Mullins Library through the end of February.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | October-December, 2013
The exhibit explores the long history and remarkable legacy of Greek fraternities and sororities at the University of Arkansas. Scrapbooks, numerous print volumes, and other materials illustrate the enduring influence of student social organizations on Arkansas's flagship university.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2013
What do you call trash re-made into treasures? Local artist Gregory Moore calls them "reclaimed surfaces." Moore's exhibit of multimedia pieces consisting of "found objects," which are mundane, discarded objects created for a non-art use that he has repurposed into surfaces for his paintings.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | May-September, 2013
In commemoration of LGBT Pride Month, Special Collections presents this exhibit of rare journals, pamphlets, posters, and other materials exploring the history homosexual, transsexual, and transgender Arkansas.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-July, 2013
In honor of Arkansas Heritage Month, the theme of which is "Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas's Historic Structures," the In honor of Arkansas Heritage Month, and its theme — “Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas's Historic Structures,” — the University Libraries are hosting an exhibit of watercolors and prints by Daniel Kerlin, “Wherever You Go, There You Are,” featuring several local landmarks and buildings.
Special Collections Display East, Mullins Library | April-August, 2013
Exploring the ways attitudes toward medicine have evolved in Arkansas over the last two centuries, CURE presents an assortment of documents, photographs, and rare books from Special Collections, as well as some items you might not expect to find in an archives.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | February-September, 2013
This selection of curiosities and odd holdings from Special Collections highlights the variety of materials available in the archives and the rest of the University of Arkansas Libraries.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | January-May, 2013
This selection from the holdings of Special Collections and the Performing Arts and Media Library celebrates the importance of African American Arkansans in the creation of musical roots whose influence has spread throughout the United States and the world.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November, 2012 to April, 2013
Edward S. Curtis shaped the fields of photography and anthropology with The North American Indian, a 20-volume series, published in 1930 that represents his experiences documenting nearly 100 tribes in the United States and Alaska. The University of Arkansas Libraries is celebrating Curtis's ethnographic achievement with an exhibit of images reproduced from the Curtis portfolios, on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library through the end of December.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | October-December, 2012
This exhibit showcasing editions of the works of Friedrich Gerstäcker held in the Libraries' Special Collections is presented in recognition of "The Legacy of Friedrich Gerstäcker Arkansas and the Wild West" symposium, hosted by the University of Arkansas October 11-12, 2012.
Special Collections Reading Room, Mullins Library | October, 2012 to May, 2013
This exhibit features notable recent acquisitions to the holdings of Special Collections.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | September-November, 2012
2012 marks three important milestones in Arkansas's environmental history: 40 years since the creation of the Buffalo National River, 50 years since the founding of the Ozark Society, and 100 years since the birth of Dr. Neil Compton, founding President of the Ozark Society and champion of Arkansas's wilderness.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2012
William McNamara's exhibit of woodcuts and watercolor paintings inspired by the Buffalo River country is on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library through the end of October. The exhibit is free and open to the public, and may be viewed all hours the library is open.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | August-October, 2012
This exhibit of photographs, playbills, and other memorabilia celebrates the life and career of Alice Ghostley, the Tony Award-winning actress and popular television and film star. Special Collections received the Alice Ghostley Materials (MC1846) in 2009.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | July, 2012 to February, 2013
This Special Collections exhibit features materials documenting the life of Arkansas's 34th Governor Sidney Sanders McMath.
Special Collections Display East, Mullins Library | May-October, 2012
Special Collections has created a new exhibit celebrating Arkansas Heritage Month 2012, on display in the Reading Room.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2012
Marjorie Hunter's exhibit "Hope and Despair: FSA Photography in Arkansas during the Great Depression" is on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library in honor of Arkansas Heritage Month.
Reference Desk Glass Case, Mullins Library | May-August, 2012
This exhibit showcases rare books that relate to the historical themes of the American Civil War. The rare books holdings of the University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections include more than 2,000 titles housed in the department because of their exceptional value, curiosity, or distinction.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | February-April, 2012
This exhibit showcases materials from the Daisy Bates Collection (MC 582) and associated collections housed in University Libraries Special Collections in order to celebrate the life and work of Arkansas Civil Rights leader, Daisy Bates.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-April, 2012
Artist Jerry Taliaferro honors the physical and spiritual beauty of black women in "Women of a New Tribe," a national photography exhibit on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library honoring both Black History Month and Women's History Month.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2011
In this exhibit of multimedia pieces by members of the Southeastern Indian Artists Association, seven award-winning artists use their work to explore the complex relationships that exist between language, identity, culture, and myth.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | September-November, 2011
From Harrison to Hanoi, this exhibit explores the life of John Paul Hammerschmidt, including 13 terms in Congress, service in the Army Air Corps. and numerous awards and causes.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2011
An exhibit of mixed media paintings explores concepts of mystery and perception by Fayetteville artist Sean Fitzgibbon.
Entrance Display Case, Mullins Library | September-December, 2011
This exhibit created by staff in the Special Collections celebrates one of the Department's notable recent acquisitions, the Donna Axum papers. The exhibit presents photographs and artifacts from Donna Axum Whitworth's time as a student at the University of Arkansas and as Miss Arkansas and Miss America.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2011
An exhibit of intaglio prints made from the artist's sketchbook of travels in Europe.
Walton Reading Room, Mullins Library | May, 2011
An exhibit of photographs, a collaborative effort of Sonam Zoksang and Stephen Ironside, shows Tibetans at home and abroad.
Special Collections Reading Room, Mullins Library | May, 2011 to May, 2012
Special Collections has assembled an exhibit of selections from the Library's rare book holdings. The exhibit presents examples from the Mary Hudgins Collection and the Pathfinder-Porter Collection.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | May, 2011 to July, 2012
Exploring the diverse nature of religion in Arkansas, this exhibit illuminates the role religion has played in Arkansas history from the earliest settlement of several Protestant groups in the region.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March, 2011
The 24th annual Small Works on Paper exhibition stops at Mullins Library on its year-long tour of the state.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2010
The Ashworth Collection includes pieces on loan from Dr. Chris Ashworth of Fort Smith, Ark., a large animal veterinarian and owner of New Frontier Angus Ranches.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2010
To provide an introduction to HeLa cells, the One Book, One Community committee is hosting this display of photographs of HeLa cells in their various stages.
Special Collections Hallway Exhibit | September-December, 2010
This exhibit from the University Libraries Special Collections Department features events and personalities, 1865-present.
Special Collections Display East, Mullins Library | May, 2010Special Collections has put together a photo exhibit honoring the people of Arkansas, focusing on 1930's up through the 1950's.
Entrance Display Case, Mullins Library | April-December, 2010
The William Grant Still and Verna Arvey collection (MC 1125) contains materials that span the 20th century, and it serves as a rare testament to a period of time in which little documentation exists for African-Americans in American history.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | March-August, 2010
As part of the celebration marking the opening of the Diane Blair Papers, Special Collections has created an exhibit filled with mementos of her career as an educator, author, citizen, and friend.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-April, 2010
In honor of Women's History Month, the University Libraries host an exhibit of portraits by Fayetteville artist Christy Young.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2010
In honor of Black History Month in February, a new exhibit in Mullins Library by UALR professor Delita Martin celebrates the diversity among women of color.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2009
University of Arkansas drama professor Michael J. Riha struggles with the idea of being labeled an "artist."
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2009
Turn of the century scenes, places, and activities are the focus of an exhibit of oil paintings and giclÃ©es titled "Scenes of Early Arkansas" by John Bell, Jr.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2009
You've probably heard the phrase, "one man's trash is another man's treasure." Artist Amy Edgington takes that topsy-turvy view both literally and metaphorically in "Scissors, Paper, Cloth," an exhibit of her "found art" collages displayed in Mullins Library.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2009
David E. Schendel (1961-2009) was born in Frankfurt, Germany, but grew up in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He attended the College of San Francisco, studying art and printmaking.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-May, 2009
Viewing artist Ben Strawn's "Picture Boxes" exhibit in Mullins Library may provoke one to wonder what images drift through his dreams. The paintings are vivid and unusual enough to qualify for a first-rate dream state, the kind when all you can say after waking is "Wow."
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2009
An exhibit of original artworks and lithographic prints by Houston artist Charles Criner is currently on display in Mullins Library in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week and Black History Month.
Special Collections Reading Room, Mullins Library | January, 2009 to April, 2010
A selection of images, artifacts, and publications from across the collections.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2008
The first thing a viewer might appreciate about Tony Tiger's exhibit, "The Subjective History of a Tiger," currently on display in Mullins Library, are the colors.
Fine Arts Library | October-December, 2008
Michael Peven was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois where he attended the University of Illinois, Chicago for a AB in Design, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for an MFA in Photography/ Artist's Books. He has been employed at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, since 1977 where he directs the photography program and is a Professor of Art.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2008
Some of the most outstanding soft-focus images of the early 20th century were created by Julius Herman Field (1869-1936), a noted photographer who lived in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2008
Faces tell a story. It follows, then, that many faces tell many stories.
Fine Arts Library | May-September, 2008
John L. Newman is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Arkansas, where he has taught since 1990.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2008
One of the hallmarks of art that transcends the ordinary is a glimpse through an alternative way of seeing.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-May, 2008
Ed Wade, Jr., began drawing when he was three years old, a love that carried him through career stints as a shoe salesman, a firefighter, a substitute teacher, a correctional officer, a police officer, and a pastor.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2008
George Hunt is an artist with a gift for seeing things differently than most people.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | December, 2007 to February, 2008
An exhibit of pyroengraved lagenaria gourds by Fayetteville artist Kate Venus.
Fine Arts Library | December, 2007 to May, 2008
Kristin Musgnug is Associate Professor, Art Department, University of Arkansas.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2007
Beginning in 1900 and continuing over the next thirty years, Edward Sheriff Curtis, or the "Shadow Catcher" as he was later called, took over 40,000 photographic images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over eighty American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people of the far north to the Hopi people of the Southwest.
Walton Reading Room Display Case, Mullins Library | October-November, 2007
The focus of the My America Project for the 2007-2008 school year is Southern blues. This exhibit will coordinate with events scheduled at the Walton Arts Center and U of A Student Affairs.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | September-October, 2007
"Flights of the Imagination," an exhibit of paintings, etchings, and lithographs in Mullins Library from the private collection of Tim and Connie Kral, tickles the fancy while treating the viewer to a survey of the evolution of modern art in the second half of the 20th century.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2007
One of the wonderful things about working in the Libraries is the diversity among our colleagues.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | April-June, 2007
Megan Chapman's exhibit of paintings entitled "The Path that Light Takes" offers a lesson in psychology--the calming influence of visual art.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-April, 2007
Geoff Winningham was born March 4, 1943, in Jackson, Tennessee. He graduated with a B.A. degree in English from Rice University in Houston, Texas, in 1965.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2007
Artistic talent takes many forms. Ralph W. Armstrong was a classically trained musician before he was a photographer.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | October-November, 2006
The art department at Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla., was founded in 1935 during an era when Indian artists were transforming their art — from what had been a form of religious expression and a type of shorthand used mainly to record personal and tribal histories, into a modern graphic art style.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | August-October, 2006
Tim LaTourette knows a thing or two about art, a point that is admirably demonstrated in "Thing One" and "Thing Two," two of his etchings currently on display in Mullins Library.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | June-August, 2006
A picture is said to be worth a thousand words, but to portrait artist Monta Black Philpot of Mena, Arkansas, a portrait is an opportunity to tell a person's story. In “A Ouachita Portrait,” currently showing in Mullins Library, Philpot tells the story of her home community, piece by piece and person by person.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2006
“Beauty and the Brush” showcases art works that were created in the fifth annual Garvan Woodland Gardens plein-air painting event, held on April 3-5, 2006.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-May, 2006
When one contemplates the American South in the era from 1952 to 1971, images of social unrest and strife usually spring to mind. Documentary photographer Rogerline Johnson gives us images from behind the scenes of strife during this era, as he records African-Americans of the Arkansas delta engaged in everyday social, religious, and educational events.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-March, 2006
Like many of us, U of A associate professor of art John L. Newman watched the events unfolding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina with shock and disbelief.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2005
Bobby C. Martin's “Family Photo Album” is not your typical photo album, in part because Martin's family is not the typical American family and in part because Martin uses his considerable artistic talent to transform these personal images into haunting cultural symbols of Native American's assimilation into mainstream America.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2005
The exhibit currently on display in Mullins Library demonstrates that UA photography editor Russell Cothren not only can shoot beautiful images, he also can print them in unusual and creative ways.
Special Collections Reading Room Display Case | June, 2005 to December, 2017
An exhibit of titles published by the Press from its establishment in 1980 to the present.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2005
"I believe in ghosts," announces Laura Terry, assistant professor of architecture at the University of Arkansas. She is describing a series of paintings titled "Paradise Lost," now on display in Mullins Library. Terry says simply, "Ghosts tell their own version of the truth."
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-April, 2005
Avant-garde art movements of the early- to mid-twentieth century broke conventions and redefined what could be termed “art.” An exhibit of lithographs and etchings in Mullins Library from the collection of Tim and Connie Kral celebrates the pioneering spirit of those modern masters.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-February, 2005
An art exhibit currently on display at Mullins Library celebrates the artistic legacy of a great educator.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | December, 2004 to January, 2005
Charles Banks Wilson realized his life's obsession as an artist at an early age--to reflect his time and place.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | November-December, 2004
The artistic output of Jean Collins and Cheryl Buell may not take the same form, but it originates in a similar impulse--the creation of art to explore the spiritual.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-July, 2004Artist Russ Guirl finds beauty in trees--in their arching trunks, their knobby cypress knees, and in the gleeful delight of their springtime foliage.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | March-May, 2004
An exhibit of dark watercolors created by local artist William Flanagan lure us across the invisible boundary between familiar and unseen worlds.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | January-March, 2004
The University Libraries are proud to host an exhibit of drawings created by Marjorie Williams-Smith and Aj Smith, both professors of art at UALR. Viewing these works of artistic expression might well inspire one to admire the successful dynamics of marriage.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | October-November, 2003
“Small Works' by Jaqueline Golden refers to the size of the pieces in the exhibit, not to their impact on the viewer.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | July-August, 2003
This exhibit highlights the artistic talents of employees in the University Libraries.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | May-June, 2003
In conjunction with the Libraries' Memorial Day event on May 14 relating to the home front during World War I, Doran Cart, curator of the Liberty Memorial Museum of Kansas City (the only national museum commemorating World War I), has mounted an exhibit in Mullins Library of World War I artifacts and other materials from the Liberty Memorial collections.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | February-April, 2003
Norma Tomboulian was born in Lansing, Michigan, and raised in Ithaca, New York. She studied painting and sculpture at Cornell University and at the County Center in White Plains, New York.
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | December, 2002 to February, 2003
"My principal goal in all of my work" writes Frances Longley, "is to denote the spirituality of man and his quest for the heights of perfection and limitlessness of creativity."
Main Lobby Area, Mullins Library | October-November, 2002
Steven Wise paints landscapes of the American South, but he ignores the magnolia trees and one-lane roads draped with kudzu.