Arsenic toxicity As arsenic is a natural element in soil, water, and air, the United States Food and Drug Administration FDA monitors the levels of arsenic in foods, particularly in rice products used commonly for infant food. When storing cooked rice for use the next day, rapid cooling is advised to reduce the risk of toxin production.
Future Exhibitions A Legacy of Brewers Incorporating paintings from both private and public collections, this exhibition of paintings by Nicholas, Adrian, and Edwin Brewer includes portraits and landscapes featuring people and places in Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Texas going back to the early s.
Rogerson, who is chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, spent decades as a microbiologist and researcher, exploring life in microscopic detail, seeking discovery and revelation. Through his academic and scientific career, Rogerson has worked for eight universities, on multiple continents.
After more than fifty years as an artist, Rogerson likes to quote the artist David Hockney: Our goal is to enrich the stature of water media and encourage the recognition of its significance in our culture.
This organization furthers the interest of painters and patrons by its programs and by its competitive and non-competitive exhibits. It also provides opportunities for study by art students and others engaged in art making and in appreciation of arts.
Partially curated by students throughout the state, Education in Exile offers a unique perspective into the school systems at Rohwer and Jerome, the two Japanese American incarceration centers in Arkansas. Butler Center Galleries February 9 - April 28, Arkansas Pastel Society The Arkansas Pastel Society creates a supportive community of pastel artists that promotes the pastel medium through workshops and exhibitions.
Conatus These new assemblages by Bret Aaker explore the idea of conatus, defined by early philosophers of psychology and metaphysics as the innate drive of an animate object to continue to exist and enhance itself. Abstraction and Color A survey of new and older works by Jim Nelson that combines elements of abstract painting and low relief carving to create colorful and dynamic artworks in a variety of soft and hard woods.
His captivating black-and-white photographs capture the community created by Japanese Americans during their incarceration in Arkansas during World War II. This project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.
Cummins Prison Farm Bruce Jackson has been documenting the lives of inmates in Texas and Arkansas prisons since the nineteen-seventies.
This exhibition of photographs shows the people and landscape of the Cummins Prison Farm in Arkansas from early 19th century mugshots to inmates incarcerated in the 20th century. Arkansas Wood Fired Ceramics The exhibition Fired Up brings together a unique collection of functional and sculptural ceramics created with traditional wood fired techniques.
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. SAQA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications.
SAQA defines an art quilt as "a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched layered structure. This private collection of Little Golden Books contains the work of some of the more prolific illustrators, among those Arkansas-born Mercer Mayer, creator of the Little Critter and Little Monster book series.
Also on display are recent donations to the collection from artists Ray Khoo and Jerry Phillips. A Juried Exhibition of the Arkansas League of Artists This exhibition of work created by members of the Arkansas League of Artists and selected by juror Joe Lampo features artwork created in a variety of media.
The Arkansas League of Artists is an eclectic and diverse organization formed to promote the visual fine arts in Arkansas to all ages and across multiple disciplines.The painting, Arkansas Barley Fields, by Louis Freund is illustrated with a landscape, covered in greenish, brown grass, barleys, dark green trees, sky .
Global Good News documents the rise of a better quality of life dawning in the world. The International Survey of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds monitors the evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds throughout the world.
The site is a global collaboration between weed scientists with a common goal of understanding, preventing and managing the occurrence of herbicide-resistant weeds. Seeing smoke? Why are farmers burning fields? October 6, at PM CDT - Updated June 22 at AM Branon Thiesse with the University of Arkansas Extension Service said the smoke could.
Arkansas Every state offers a unique culinary table set by its people (native inhabitants, settlers, immigrants) and natural resources (catfish, trout, blueberries, yucca).
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