Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones

Saturday, oct 21, 1:30pm - 3:30pm



Join ASC for a free screening of the film,

Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones

Born in Pine Bluff, Fay Jones was an internationally know architect from Arkansas who won the American Institute of Architects' highest honor, the AIA Gold Metal, in 1990. Jones studied under internationally known architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. From 1958-1998, Jones designed 218 projects, encompassing residential buildings, educational and commercial buildings, chapels, pavilions, and intricate metal structures. The most acclaimed of Jones' buildings is Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. In 2009, the School of Architecture at UA was named in his honor. 

Directly following the screening, Fred Reed, Pine Bluff architect, Callie Williams,National Register Historian, and Mason Toms, Preservation & Design Coordinator at the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, will discuss Fay Jones' legacy and the historic architecture of Pine Bluff.