Thanks to the Windgate Charitable Foundation. When spring classes begin Jan. 16 at UA Little Rock, the 650 students enrolled in fine and applied arts classes will find themselves in a sleek three-story, steel-panel-clad heaven of an arts facility: The 64,000-square-foot Windgate Center for Art and Design. Built with a $20.3 million gift to the university from the Windgate Charitable Foundation of Siloam Springs, the center pulls together into one space the various segments of UA Little Rock's art and design department, once scattered across three places on campus. The gift is yet another manifestation of Windgate's considerable investment in the arts in Arkansas. College artists also have Windgate to thank for the...
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A home for the visual arts: UALR's WCAD