Yoga for Kids — Every Saturday, 10:15-11 a.m.
It’s just like yoga for adults, but sillier. Yoga is a great way to increase fitness, decrease stress, and improve mental focus in a non-competitive manner. We invite kids age 7 and older to join us every Saturday morning, 10:15-11 a.m. and start your weekend out right.
ASC yoga classes use Yoga for Kids, a 4-H Healthy Living Program developed by University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service.
Second Saturday Family FunDay – Creative Construction Zone Opening – Jan. 12, 2018, 1-3 p.m.
Big Blue Blocks are back! Families are invited to cultivate their problem-solving skills and imagination as we reopen our Creative Construction Zone in force.
ASC’s Second Saturday Family FunDay program offers monthly hands-on arts and science activities in which visitors create art, complete science projects, or perform dance, music, or theater. Activities complement current art or science exhibitions. Activities are led by visiting artists, local art educators, and ASC staff. The event is FREE and everyone is invited to join the creativity. Second Saturday Family FunDay is sponsored by The Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation, an affiliate office of the Arkansas Community Foundation, Inc.
Era of Activism featuring Art from the Arts and Science Center’s Collection – Saturday, Jan. 12 – Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019
“Era of Activism” features works from the Permanent Collection that speak to the social outcry of the 1960s and 1970s. Representing both national and international protest, they illustrate the use of art in social commentary. Some work is more radical while others playful. Whether Black Power, the Irish Republican Army, or Feminism, these artists are a testament to the impact of activism through art.
Small Works On Paper – Saturday, Jan. 12 – Saturday, Jan 26, 2019
Small works on paper is a traveling juried exhibition that showcases artwork no larger than 18” by 24” inches from across the state. Up to forty pieces of art are selected by an out of state juror. The selection of work was produced by Arkansas artists who are members of the Arkansas Artist Registry. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1– 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Council.
Dustyn Bork: Complex Shapes and Empty Space – Thursday, Jan. 24 – Saturday, April 13, 2019
Dustyn Bork is a printmaker and painter who often works in mixed media and incorporates cultural notions of pattern, color, and design into his pieces. He is an associate professor of art at Lyon College in Batesville. Opening reception starts on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 5–7 p.m. Sponsored by Simmons Bank.
“The Stage” Youth Theatre Workshop: Lights Up! – Saturday, Jan 26 – Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
This free four-part workshop will allow students to harness their creativity by learning the technical parts of a theatrical production and how they are vital to a show’s success. They will learn how to create a scene and discover the important roles and responsibilities of the people who the audience doesn’t see. A different aspect of the theater process will be taught on the last Saturday of each month from January to April and run from 1-3 p.m. Space is limited. To register for these free workshops, please contact Lindsey Collins at 870.536.3375 or email@example.com. For more information please visit us at asc701.org/events/2019/1/26/the-stage-workshops. “The Stage” youth theatre workshop series is made possible by a grant from the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation and a sponsorship by Reliance Bank.
The Arts & Science Center, located at 701 S. Main St. in Pine Bluff, is open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and closed Sunday and Monday. Gallery admission is free. Support for ASC is provided in part by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts. ASC is a member of the Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery. For additional information about the ASC and to sign up for upcoming event announcements, visit www.asc701.org.