Josephine Graham's "Even a Blind Sow Gets an Acorn Onct in a While."
Suyao Tian, "Entangled Beauty"
The Historic Arkansas Museum
's two new exhibitions opening today for tonight's 2nd Friday Art Night, 5-8 p.m., offer a contrast in traditional and new: folk paintings from the collection by Josephine Graham
(1915-1999) and mixed media by UCA graduate Suyao Tian
. The museum will also be serving Lost Forty's Belgian Blonde with finger food from Graham's (out of print) "Suggin Cookbook." “Suggin Territory: The Marvelous World of Folklorist Josephine Graham” runs through Nov. 29; “Suyao Tian: Entangled Beauty” runs through June 7.
Other 2nd Friday events tonight: “Inside the Valley,”
paintings by Arkansas River Valley artists Tammy Harrington, Neal Harrington and David Mudrinich, continues at Arkansas Capital Corp.
and will feature live music from singer/songwriter Adam Faucett. “White River Memoirs,”
artwork collected by canoist and photographer Chris Engholm
along the White, opens at the Butler Center Galleries
, where The Arkansas Weather
will provide music. Sean LeCrone
is the featured artist at Gallery 221
, where another show, "Internationally Artified,"
is up. The string trio Geoff Robson, Felice Farrell
and Ryan Mooney
will perform at the Old State House Museum.