Our Mission is to sponsor, encourage, assist and promote enjoyment and understanding of the Visual Arts in Northwest Arkansas.

Celebrating the Art and Artists of Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas is rich in artistic talent and we’re proud to have so many amazing artists from diverse backgrounds and occupations from this area as part of the ANA community. We offer a welcoming and inclusive place for artists of all kinds to showcase their work, learn new skills, and be part of the growing art scene in Northwest Arkansas and the surrounding area.

We are proud to present our new face to Northwest Arkansas. We have a new logo, website, and a new home, plus we are finding more ways to participate in the arts in the area. Watch for new events and opportunities coming up in the months ahead.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

CURRENT EVENTS

Fall Gallery Group Exhibit

September 8 – Novemeber 17, 2022

November Reception: October 13, 2022
Time: 4:30 – 7:30pm
ANA Gallery @ the Rogers Experimental House
121 W. Walnut Street
Rogers, AR 72756

The ANA Gallery Group Fall exhibit is showing for the next 2 weeks featuring the works of the 14 of ANA’s cooperative artists. The public is invited to the November reception at the ANA Gallery @ RXH in downtown Rogers on November 10th, 4:30 to 7:30 during Rogers Art on the Bricks.

We will have food, drinks, and a great art exhibit hung for your pleasure, and a chance to visit with the ANA Gallery Group artists. The celebration offers an opportunity to explore the exhibit but also to connect with other artists and friends of art at ANA.

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DECEMBER MEMBERSHIP SHOW

and the 6×6 Silent Auction

One night for two great events!

December 8, 2022
Time: 4:30 – 8:00 pm

We’re getting a head start on the December Membership Show this year starting on November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving. Just like we did last year, we will have our opening reception for both the December Membership Show and the 6×6 Silent Auction on the same night.  Last years events were a great success and we’re excited about this year’s auction. We have given out over 200 – 6” x 6” canvases to artist for the silent auction to raise funds for education and programs.

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DROP-OFF

Drop Off Date: Friday & Saturday, November 18­ – 19, 10 am – 6 pm

    Over 200 6×6 canvases have been handed out. There are a few left so pick up your 3 FREE 6 x 6 canvas’ and the show instruction sheet at the ANA Gallery.

     

    6X6 SHOW / SILENT AUCTION

    Our second annual silent auction to raise funds for ANA

    December 8, 2022
    Time: 4:30 – 7:30pm

    We are holding our second annual 6 x 6 Show on the evening of December 8, just in time for Christmas gift shopping. Last year’s event was such a success that we’ve decided to make it a new tradition at ANA. The 6” x 6” show is a silent auction to raise money for programs and expenses at ANA. We are providing you up to 3 FREE  6” x 6” stretched canvas’. You’ll sign for them, take them home, paint whatever you choose on them, and then bring them back on November 18-19 (Friday and Saturday), that’s the December Membership Show drop-off date. We’ll hold the silent auction during the December Membership Show opening on December 8.

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    6X6 CANVAS DROP-OFF

    Drop Off Date for 6×6 Auction Artwork: Friday (November 18) through Saturday (December 3),  10 am – 6 pm during regular ANA Gallery hours.

    There are a few left so pick up your 3 FREE 6 x 6 canvas’ and the show instruction sheet at the ANA Gallery.

      ANA Social Paint Night

      Tuesday, November 22
      5:00 – 8:00 PM
      FREE

      ANA Gallery @ the Rogers Experimental House
      121 W. Walnut Street • Rogers, AR 72756

      Bring whatever artwork you’re working on or start something new. We are setting up tables in the big room or bring your easels and come paint or work with us. We will all work together for the evening and visit amongst ourselves. You can discuss what you are working on and find inspiration and support in the group setting. We’ll have some finger foods and wine of course.

      This is an event that you can mark on your calendar – the 4th Tuesday every month is Social Paint Night.

      ART CLASSES

      OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

      Beginning Watercolor Class

      Artist: Gerald Scout Hatley

      TBA

      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      $75.00

      OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

      ANA Gallery @ Rogers Experimental House
      121 W. Walnut Street
      Rogers, AR 72756

      Offer an introductory to transparent watercolor painting, focusing on fundamental techniques, skill development, and material characteristics and manipulation to enable students to create gratifying images of an expressive nature from a limited pallete.

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      BEGNNING SOFT PASTEL CLASS

      Artist: Judy Maurer

      TBA

      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      $75.00

      OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

      ANA Gallery @ Rogers Experimental House
      121 W. Walnut Street
      Rogers, AR 72756

      Pastel is Pure Color!

      This four hour class is for artists who have never worked or just briefly tried the medium of soft pastel. I will demo various pastel brands and how they respond to different supports. Also, how to use pastels safely, keep your work area clean and discuss the pros and cons of the medium.

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      ANA GALLERY

      CALENDAR OF EVENTS

      MONTHLY MEETING

      MEMBERSHIP SHOW

      ANA offers several ways to be involved including opportunities to show your work in local and regional shows, being featured as our artist of the month and attending monthly membership meetings. Our goal is to support your artistic goals.

      THE ANA HOME

      We are pleased to announce that the ANA have a new home at the Rogers Experimental House in downtown Rogers. We’ve opened the ANA gallery in April of 2021 and held our official ribbon cutting on September 9th, during our September Membership Show opening. We thank the Chamber for welcoming us to the community.

      ANA Gallery @ the Rogers Experimental House
      121 W. Walnut Street
      Rogers, AR 72756

      Hours:
      10am – 6pm: Thursday – Saturday
      Noon – 4pm: Sunday

      CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

      Whether you’re trying out a new medium or want to improve your existing skills, we can point you in the right direction with our monthly art education meetings, where member artists offer instruction, demonstrations and occasional hands-on opportunities to create art during the meeting.

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