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Art Classes at Mena Art Gallery

We are fortunate in Mena to have several artists who not only can produce beautiful artwork but can teach others as well. The first class coming up is to show you how to make beautiful wreaths for any occasion. Niki … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Missy Williams

Missy Williams loves to knit and loves to help others find as much joy in “tangling up yarn” as she does. She volunteers at Mena Art Gallery each Saturday afternoon to lead the Fiber Arts group: several people who are … Continue reading

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Small Works Painting Competition

Today’s trend in art, with artists, collectors as well as interior designers, has moved toward smaller sizes. As these are less expensive, most anyone can afford to own original paintings by up and coming or even well established artists. Even … Continue reading

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Paint the Ouachitas

Known for it’s natural beauty and diversity of foliage and wildlife, Polk County has been officially named by the Arkansas Parks and Tourism as a PLEIN AIR CENTER. The term, “Plein Air” refers to artists who work outdoors in the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Niki Dempsey

One of the many services that volunteers give to Mena Art Gallery is children’s art education. Niki Dempsey has been teaching our children a love for art (and helping them have a great time while learning) for over six years … Continue reading

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Winners in Mena Art Gallery’s Ouachita Expressions

This year’s Ouachita Expressions art competition brought out some exceptional work by Arkansas artists. Here are the award winners: Best of Show: Jim Brace – “Greers Ferry Lake” Works on Paper: 1st – Tiffany Lane – “A Place in the … Continue reading

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Summer is for Hot Dogs!

And Mena Art Gallery and Atwoods are teaming up to bring them to you. On Saturday, August 12, from 10 am to 2 pm, Mena Art Gallery representatives will be manning the stand in front of Atwoods. One dollar will … Continue reading

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