Events and Exhibitions

Visiting Artists

Spring 2018

David C. Williams

Public Demonstration: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:00-2:00 PM, Schichtl Hall 115

Public Lecture: Thursday, February 15, 2018, 1:40-2:30 PM, McCastlain Hall 143


Spring 2018

Baum Gallery
Pathways: An Exhibition of Large Format & Experimental Printmaking

On View: Thursday, January 25, 2018-Friday, February 16, 2018

Reception: Thursday, January 25, 4:00 PM

 Annual Student Art Competitive

Juried by Sharon Louden

On View: Monday, March 5, 2018-Friday, March 16, 2018

Receptions: Thursday, March 8, 4:00 PM

Entry Form for the 2018 Student Art Competitive

For more information on Sharon Louden see: Louden Bio

Pictured above:  Louise Mandumbwa, Warren, 2018, acrylic on gessoboard (Award of Excellence Winner)

BA/BFA Juried Senior Art Exhibition

Works in all media by candidates for graduation in the UCA Department of Art

On View: Thursday, April 5, 2018-Thurdsay, April 26, 2018

Receptions: Thursday, April 5, 4:00 PM

Black Box Student Gallery

The Unknown

Mystical, supernatural and paranormal artwork. Open to all media.

On View: Thursday, January 25-February 7, 2018

Reception: Thursday, January 25, 6:00 PM

Submissions Due: Tuesday, January 23, 2018.


A show about the current movement raising awareness for sexual harassment and assault. Featuring artworks as well as readings from the Vortex Student Magazine.

On View: Thursday, February 8-February 22, 2018

Reception: Thursday, February 8th, 6:00 PM


A show featuring artwork about people, places or things that occupy your mind. From relationships to hobbies to Netflix shows and your greatest fears; what can you not stop thinking about?

On View: Thursday, March 1-March 15, 2018

Reception: Thursday, March 1st, 6:00 PM


A juried show about who you are and where you come from. Featuring works that embody social identity, culture and background.

On View: Thursday, April 5-April 19, 2018

Reception: Thursday, April 5th, 6:00 PM

Exquisite Corpse

An interactive show where participants blindly collaborate to create a random masterpiece.

On View: Thursday, April 26-May 4, 2018

Reception: Thursday, April 26th, 6:00 PM



 Special Events

Spring 2018

28th Annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium

March 8-9, 2018, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Vol Walker Hall, Shollmier Auditorium

Keynote speaker: Dr. Vivien Fryd, Vanderbelt University.

Call for papers coming soon. For more information, see: Art History Symposium

Soul of a Nation Symposium Livestream

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 10:00 AM- 5:30 PM, McCastlain Ballroom

In celebration of the opening of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is hosting a one-day symposium featuring artists and curators reflecting on art, politics, music, and community in the age of Black Power. The symposium will be live-streamed on the UCA campus, and is free and open to UCA students, staff, and faculty. For more information of the exhibition, see: Soul of a Nation Exhibition. For symposium schedule see: Soul of a Nation Symposium Schedule or Soul of a Nation Symposium Program.

Past Events

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