Leo Mazow Guest Lecture about Altarpieces & Icons: Ray Allen Parker
MARCH 1ST, 2021

Art historian Leo Mazow, Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, shares his perspective on the artist and the art.

Altarpieces & Icons: Ray Allen Parker Artist Talk
FEBRUARY 24TH, 2021

Arkansas artist Ray Allen Parker shares about his art and the inspiration behind the large-scale portraits that make up this exhibition.

art@hendrix! 2000s Alumni Panel
FEBRUARY 22ND, 2021

Hendrix alumni from the 2000s discuss their art that is featured within the art@hendrix! exhibition. Panelists include Carey Voss, Jennifer Carman, and Laura Allen.

Conversation with Courtney Taylor, Curator of Katrina Andry: The Promise of the Rainbow Never Came
FEBRUARY 15TH, 2021

WMA’s Interim Director, Barbara Satterfield, talks with Hendrix alum and Curator and Director of Public Programs for the LSU Museum of Art about this exhibition and her career.

Kensuke Yamada Studio Visit
FEBRUARY 9TH, 2021

Kensuke Yamada discusses his art in his studio for his exhibition Kensuke Yamada: Ramune Candy Roll that is on display in the Window Gallery of the Windgate Museum of Art. 

art@hendrix! 1980s Alumni Panel
FEBRUARY 8TH, 2021

Hendrix alumni from the 1980s discuss their art that is featured within the art@hendrix! exhibition. Panelists include Cindy Scott-Huisman, Shelley Gentry, and James Hayes.

Pink Houses Director Discussion
FEBRUARY 4TH, 2021

Director Jon Crawford, Hendrix alum discusses the film, Pink Houses, as part of the art@hendrix! exhibition. Pink Houses tells the story of activists John Schenck and Robert Lloyd and documents their enduring love in an intolerant culture. 

Katrina Andry: The Promise of the Rainbow Never Came Artist Talk
FEBRUARY 3RD, 2021

New Orleans-based and nationally recognized artist Katrina Andry shares about her art and the context of the prints in this powerful exhibition.

art@hendrix! The Early Years featuring Victoria Chandler
FEBRUARY 1ST, 2021

Victoria Chandler, 2012 Hendrix graduate and Arkansas Made Researcher at the Historic Arkansas Museum, shares about the early years of the art department at Hendrix College and some of the artists in the art@hendrix! exhibition.

The Black Experience with COVID-19
DECEMBER 2ND, 2020

 Dr. Sasha Pfau moderates a panel discussion about the Black experience with COVID-19. Panelists include Brian Mitchell, a history department faculty member at UALR, Christina Shutt, the director of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, and Stephanie Sims, guest curator for WMA’s Let Us March On exhibition. 

Artist Talk: Ebony Blevins
NOVEMBER 23RD, 2020

Dr. Josh Glick, film professor, talks with photographer Ebony Blevins about her work. Particular attention is given to the Black Lives Matter protests across Arkansas and elsewhere at which Ebony has captured powerful images. 

Panel Discussion: Black Lives Matter Protest Organizers and Community Leaders
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2020

Stephanie Sims, Guest Curator for the WMA’s Let Us March On exhibition, talks with Black Lives Matter protest organizers and community leaders from Arkansas about their experiences. Panelists are Tim Campbell, an organizer of protests in Little Rock and a recent appointee to the Governor’s Task Force to Advance the State of Law Enforcement in Arkansas; Linda Chesterfield, a State Senator and the first African American graduate of Hendrix College; Kevin Martin, a recent Hendrix graduate who organized demonstrations in Helena-West Helena; and Zaria McClinton, an organizer of protests in Little Rock. 

Panel Discussion: Public Murals as Activism
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2020

Kansas artist and activist Dave Loewenstein discusses the role of art in social movements with central Arkansas artists Adaja Cooper, Jermaine Gibson, Jose Hernandez, and Tanya Hollifield. Particular attention is given to the 7thStreet mural project in Little Rock.

Moonlight Panel Discussion
NOVEMBER 6TH, 2020

The Black Representation Matters: In Film and Beyond series included a screening of Moonlight which was followed by a panel conversation featuring students freshman Somi Matthews, junior McKenzie Tucker, junior Josh Mcnair, and senior MiKayla Millard. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Kristi McKim, Professor and Chair of English/Film and Media Studies at Hendrix.

Let Us March On Online Tour
OCTOBER 23RD, 2020

This twelve-minute video tour offers viewers an overview the exhibition’s vision and contents. Narrated by Stephanie Sims, Guest Curator for Let Us March On, and produced by Travis Peeples, Head of Video Production for Hendrix College.

I Am Not Your Negro Panel Discussion
OCTOBER 23RD, 2020

The Black Representation Matters: In Film and Beyond series included a screening of I Am Not Your Negro which was followed by a panel conversation featuring students senior Zeihkia Byrd, sophomore Sydney Boone, and junior Christian Maddox. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Jonathan Hancock, Associate Professor of History at Hendrix.

Frontline: The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden Panel Discussion
OCTOBER 21ST, 2020

The Windgate Museum of Art held a live screening of Frontline: The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden.  The film was followed by a panel conversation featuring Hendrix alum Gabrielle Schonder. She is a multi-Emmy award-winning producer and reporter with The Kirk Documentary Group and the critically acclaimed investigative documentary series Frontline on PBS. The panel also featured Brooke Nelson, who is a researcher with The Kirk Documentary Group and the critically acclaimed investigative documentary series Frontline on PBS. Other panelists also included Dr. Joshua Glick, Associate Professor of English, Film, and Media Studies at Hendrix, Tamika Edwards, Little Rock native, and Dr. Kimberly Maslin, Professor of Politics at Hendrix College. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Jay Barth, former M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Emeritus Professor of Politics at Hendrix College.

Dreamland Panel Discussion
OCTOBER 2ND, 2020

The Black Representation Matters: In Film and Beyond series included a screening of Dream Land: Little Rock’s West 9thStreet which was followed by a panel conversation featuring filmmaker Tanisha Joe-Conway, Christina Shutt, director of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, and writer Stephanie Harp. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Jay Barth, City of Little Rock chief education officer and retired Hendrix professor.

Let Us March On Guest Curator Talk
OCTOBER 1ST, 2020

WMA Director/Curator Mary Kennedy talks with Let Us March On Guest Curator Stephanie Sims about her vision for the exhibition and how she and the exhibition planning team moved from concept to installation.

Marjorie Williams-Smith: The Resurgence of Silver Point—A Contemporary Approach
FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Marjorie Williams-Smith has worked as a silver point artist for 30 years and is nationally recognized as one of its preeminent practitioners. She is Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. She received the Arkansas Governor’s Arts Award in 2019 and was selected to design the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to the Little Rock Nine in 1999.

This is Not A Test: Artist Dave Loewenstein
JANUARY 30, 2020

Dave Loewenstein is a muralist, printmaker, and arts organizer based in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to his more than twenty public works in Kansas, examples of his dynamic and richly colored community-based murals can be found across the United States, and in Northern Ireland, South Korea, and Brazil. Loewenstein’s prints, which focus on social justice issues, are exhibited internationally.

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