Ascension Promotions will host an art exhibit beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Ascension Event Center, 1298 Cottonwood Road.

At 7 p.m., the artist, Oceola native Greg Newsom of Pine Bluff, will lead a talk about the collection and discuss upcoming events.

“The Art of Music Art Collection is an eclectic array of paintings celebrating iconic musicians and performers of the R&B, Blues, Pop, and Hip-Hop genres, as well as original pieces with musical inspiration,” according to a news release.

Light refreshments will be served. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Details: James Copeland, 870-267-0542.