Free SPECIAL SCREENING OF
Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones
Saturday, oct, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sponsored by AETN/PBS
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, and Mason Toms, Preservation & Design Coordinator at the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, will discuss Fay Jones' legacy and the historic architecture of Pine Bluff.