Jen Lewin's "The Pool" interactive sculpture, coming to UCA.
— also known as Conway's ArtsFest 2013
— is now in swing, with today's opening of the "Capture the Light"
photography exhibit by the Conway Photography Club at Conway City Hall, the Caboose Yarn Bomb
unveiling at 7 p.m. and the Conway Symphony Orchestra's
free concert in Simon Park at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
Visual arts events coming up: The Conway League of Artists
exhibition at the Kordsmeier Storefront, Chestnut and Oak, Sept. 30-Oct. 5;
the installation of interactive sculptures “Chandelier Harps”
and “The Pool”
by Jen Lewin,
5 p.m. Oct. 3,
Baum Gallery, UCA, lecture by Lewin 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3
; Conway Schools Art Exhibit
, Oct. 4-5,
American Management Corp., 824 Front St.; and the ArtsFest Marketplace,
11 a.m. Oct. 5.
Also on exhibit at UCA: “Angle of Repose,” paintings on found paper by Maysey Craddock, and “Nature/Nurture,” photographs by Jennifer Shaw.
The visual arts are just part of ArtsFest of course: Check the calendar
to read about tomorrow's author fair at the Faulkner County Library, and more music, dance, a craft-in, the Conway film festival, poetry readings and more in the days to come.
Let's see: there's a Hendrix College football game tomorrow as well, the annual meeting of the Arkansas Archeological Society at the Hilton — Conway is going to be one busy place!