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NW – Thank You Thursday

NW – Thank You Thursday
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Little Free Library Gala

Little Free Library Gala

  What do you get when you mix thoughtful design, libraries and literacy? Little Free Libraries! It is with great enthusiasm we invite you to Ozark Literacy Council’s Little Free Library Gala on June 4, 2015 from 6-9pm at the Fayetteville Town Center. This is the culminating event of a yearlong project working to bring custom, architecturally designed Little Free Libraries to Northwest Arkansas and raise funds for OLC. The marriage of literacy and design is a perfect combination that will not only increase awareness of OLC’s mission [To improve lives through expanding and promoting literacy within the community], but will increase the presence of […]

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VOLLYWOOD: Beaux Arts Ball 2015

VOLLYWOOD: Beaux Arts Ball 2015

Vollywood will be held Saturday, May 2nd at 8:00 in the 2nd Floor Gallery of Vol Walker Hall. Dinner will be served, and students and professionals will have the chance to network and visit while eating. An awards ceremony will be held near the end of dinner, where AIAS will honor students, guests and some key administrative players at the school. After the ceremony, professionals will be are invited to the main gallery to view student work. The DJ will be setting up during this time and all nwaAIA members are welcome to stay for the college party after the […]

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NW – Hard Hat Tour

NW – Hard Hat Tour

Hard Hat Tour of the Renovation and Addition of Fayetteville Montessori Primary School Renovation of approx. 7200 sq. ft. of an existing strip mall building formally housing separate tenants , with a new addition of approx. 4700 sq. ft. into a new facility to house preschool Montessori children ages 2-4 year olds. Program consists of 9 classrooms with integral bathrooms for small children in each classroom, two meeting rooms, a small break room and a laundry room. Also included are ADA required bathrooms. The existing parking areas along the front of building the are left untouched, with the exception of […]

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NW – Little Free Library Preview Party

NW – Little Free Library Preview Party

  Please join the nwaAIA, the Ozark Literacy Council and the Fay Jones School of architecture to bring professionally designed Little Free Libraries to Northwest Arkansas in 2015.  Little Free Libraries are part of a worldwide movement that offer free books housed in small containers to members of the local community.  The nwaAIA sponsored a design competition for Little Free Library designs from northwest Arkansas members.  Potential sponsors interested in owning a professionally designed Little Free Library are invited to a viewing party in the Fred and Mary Smith Gallery in Vol Walker.  To find out more about the program and to see all […]

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