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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I'm Johnathan Reaves.  The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University is under the leadership of Garry Holstein.  I got the chance to talk to him for A-State Connections.  Here is my interview with the Arkansas native Holstein. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  The Bradbury Art Museum has a new leader.  Dr. Les Christensen was the founder and the director of the Bradbury Art Museum and is retiring.  Assistant Director Jackie Brightwell has been named as the new director of the Museum, which is located on the campus of Arkansas State University.  They give an update on some of the things that are taking place at the Bradbury Art Museum.  I was able to talk to Christensen and Brightwell in this interview.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Brightwell Succeeds Christensen at Bradbury Art Museum

Jul 1, 2019
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JONESBORO – As Les Christensen wraps up her work as director of Bradbury Art Museum, Jacqueline Brightwell is stepping forward as the new director, continuing the quality exhibitions and educational programs that have come to characterize BAM.

Christensen is retiring from Arkansas State University following a 21-year career that includes serving as director of the arts facility, known since 2015 as Bradbury Art Museum, in Fowler Center.

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A new show opens next week and summer camps start soon at the Bradbury Art Museum on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.  Telling us more is Education Coordinator Haley Voges.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Salvador Dali The Divine Comedy, Inferno, Giants, 1960 wood engraving in color on Rives paper after a watercolor 10 x 7.125 inches Courtesy of Carole Sorell Inc.Credit Bradbury Art MuseumEdit | Remove

Stephanie Kolpy The Final Thaw, 2018 cyanotype, monotype, screenprint, diamond dust, watercolor and white gel pen 22 x 30 inchesCredit Arkansas State UniversityEdit | Remove

New Series of Exhibitions to Open at Bradbury Art Museum

Sep 27, 2018
Jed Jackson La Belle et la Bête, 2018 oil on wood 11 x 14 inches
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JONESBORO – "Eclectic" opens Thursday, Oct. 4, at Bradbury Art Museum in Fowler Center on the campus of Arkansas State University.

Included in the exhibition are the works of six artists who work in a variety of materials, styles and approaches. Featured are Teresa Cole, Jed Jackson, Tom Lee, Mario M. Muller, Hans Schmitt-Matzen and David Sullivan. Guests will enjoy the opening reception from 5 until 6:30 p.m.

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A record gift to the arts at Arkansas State University will result in construction of a new building on the A-State campus in Jonesboro.  

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The Bradbury Art Museum in the Fowler Center on the A-State campus in Jonesboro will host three exhibitions this semester.  The museum’s director, Les Christensen, spoke with KASU’s Marty Scarbrough about the artwork to be displayed in the galleries in the upcoming months.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview. 

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Arkansas State University announced today the Bradbury Family Foundation of Little Rock has made a major gift to establish the Bradbury Free Enterprise Scholars Program.

At $300,000, this is​ the largest gift designated to scholarships in the history of A-State's College of Business.  It comes following a series of increasingly significant gifts to business education.

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An exhibition of artwork by local students opens at the Bradbury Art Museum on Tuesday, Nov. 29, with a public reception, 5-6:30 p.m.

Featured in two galleries will be paintings, drawings, prints and mixed media objects by Jonesboro High School art students.  The exhibition continues through Dec. 7.

In September three JHS classes and BAM began a semester-long project.  The students first toured the museum, discussing the portrait-themed exhibitions on display. In response, they then created a portrait of their own, inspired by the work they had seen on their visit.

New Exhibitions to Open at Bradbury Art Museum

Aug 22, 2016
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    The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University opens to the public with a 5-6:30 p.m. reception on Thursday, Aug. 25, featuring a new series of exhibitions and a brand new look.

This group of shows features portraiture by four artists: Delita Martin, Nina Katchadourian, Tad Lauritzen Wright and Andrew Kilgore.

Night Women: Delita Martin