August 28 – October 31 |Gregg Deal is an artist and member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. His outdoor installation in the courtyard of ASLD will consider the identity of contemporary indigenous people in the US. Join Gregg for his Visiting Artist Talk (Sep 10) and Workshop: Power of Presence (Sep 12).
August 29 – October 31 | An outdoor Ekphraistik Exhibit: Curated by Holly-Kai Hurd and Suzi Q. Smith. Join us for a conversation of words, visual art, and performance to illustrate the Black experience and current climate in 8 parts.
JUL 28 – AUG 31, 2020 | In its 5th iteration, ASLD exhibits national ceramic artists’ functional works in our national juried biennial exhibition on the fine art of dining.
Friday–Saturday, Mar 6–7 2020| Join fiber and textile artist Steven Frost who works with laser-cut backstrap loom design to learn technical skills and concepts focused on portability, ease-of-use, and is perfect for all skills levels.
Saturday–Sunday, Feb 15–16, 2020 | Join artist Quang Ho in celebration of his exhibition on display at Gallery 1261. He’ll share his knowledge, techniques and approach that make his work so special.
2020 | Join us for our annual Summer Art Market. This year’s market promises a weekend of excitement—live music, art demonstrations, food, drinks, friends and fun!
JAN 31–MAR 15, 2020 | In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join us for an exploration of the material we love to hate: plastic. This exhibit explores the many ways plastic touches and shapes contemporary art and, by extension, life. Forward-looking and hopeful, you’ll come away from The Plasticene with a greater appreciation for all the things plastic does well and with hope that solutions to its environmental toll are within reach. Curated by Kalliopi Monoyios.
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 | 6–7:30PM | Laurie Frick visits to share a future where personal data meld into our individual identity. Drawn to combine tactile tech and familiar materials, she builds her art as a more likely alternative to digital media.
Wednesday, March 11–Sunday, March 15, 2020 | Go on an adventure through art & architecture in Bentonville, Arkansas where ASLD & BMoCA will lead art lovers through the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art its new contemporary art space satellite, The Momentary. And don’t miss Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House and the Mildred B Cooper Memorial Chapel, too.
Friday, Feb 7, 6–7:30PM | Join us for a small-group panel discussion with experts who will help us wrap our minds around how plastics seeped into every aspect of our lives and infiltrated the most remote reaches of the globe.