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Butler Center and Cox Creative Offer Photography, Memorabilia, and Modern Art

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) features two new exhibits for Second Friday Art Night on May 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Both exhibits are free and open to the public.


Butler Center Galleries, 401 President Clinton Avenue
Historic Bridges of Arkansas
An exhibition of contemporary photographs, historic memorabilia, and the Arkansas Educational Television Network's documentary Historic Bridges of Arkansas featuring Maxine Payne and Robert Scoggin. The opening reception includes live music by Bantunauts Raydio. Open May 12-August 26, 2017.

Cox Creative Center, 120 River Market Avenue
Phenomenal Anomaly Amily
The exhibit features recent oil paintings by local artist Amily Miori. Open May 1-31, 2017. 

Additional exhibits on display at CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies:
The American Dream Deferred: Japanese American Incarceration in WWII ArkansasThis project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program.
(Open January 13-July 29, 2017)
Cummins Prison Farm
(Open February 10-May 27, 2017)
The American Red Cross in Arkansas
(Open April 14-July 1, 2017)
Second Friday Art Night is a free, monthly opportunity to visit downtown Little Rock's galleries, museums, and businesses after hours. The Butler Center Galleries are open Monday Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Cox Creative Center is open Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 About CALS
The Central Arkansas Library System consists of 14 libraries located in the city of Little Rock (Main Library and eight branches), Pulaski County (Wrightsville, Jacksonville, Sherwood, and Maumelle), and Perry County (Perryville). The system contains more than one million items and has the largest research collection in central Arkansas.

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