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Ouachita Expressions Entries Due Soon

The Ouachita Expressions Show has been the premier judged show for local competition at Mena Art Gallery for over twenty five years. There are four categories: works on canvas, works on paper, photography and 3-D art. The show is open … Continue reading

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Art in Mena

Art is really not a new phenomenon in Mena, although the pace of growth has certainly accelerated in the last few years. Think of the businesses in downtown Mena where art is a major part of the offering: there are … Continue reading

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July: A Month of Fiber Art

Mena Art Gallery’s annual Fiber Arts Show is now openwith work in a wide variety of beautiful and useful pieces ranging from hand-pieced quilts to rugs to knitted lace shawls to hand-woven scarves to lined mittens or knitted Harry Potter … Continue reading

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Fiber’s The Thing at Mena Art Gallery

In July, Mena Art Gallery will be celebrating all the beautiful things that can be done with fiber. The exhibit will open on Friday, June 29 at 10 am. And we are joining with the Downtown Partners with a theme … Continue reading

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Fiber Arts at Mena Art Gallery

July this year will feature Fiber Arts at Mena Art Gallery. It will include everything made of fiber: knitting, crocheting, twining, weaving, quilting, embroidery, sewing, macrame, lacemaking, rug hooking, felting, flocking, cross stitch—and probably quite a few things I have … Continue reading

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Photography Award Winners for 2018

The Photography competition this year produced a bumper crop of beautiful photographs! Here are the winners: Landscapes: 1st Susan Koonce $150 2nd Benjamin Bandimere $100 3rd Vic Prislipsky $50 Honorable Mention Benjamin Bandimere Wildlife: 1st Sharon Prislipsky $150 2nd Donna … Continue reading

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Sustaining Memberships

Mena Art Gallery, a non-profit organization, has been bringing great art to our corner of Arkansas as well as providing a place for local artists to display and sell their work for over 70 years now. How? Primarily thanks to … Continue reading

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