The Fay Jones School celebrates its 70th anniversary of architecture and design programs in the 2016-17 academic year — starting with an alumni reunion weekend, August 26-28. Please register by August 19. A schedule of events follows.
Friday, August 26
3-5 p.m. — Welcome & registration / tours of Vol Walker Hall
5-6:30 p.m. — Keynote speakers, Faulkner Performing Arts Center
6:30-8 p.m. — Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres, Faulkner Performing Arts Center
Saturday, August 27
Day option 1 — Symposium at Vol Walker Hall — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Day option 2 — Touring on your own in Northwest Arkansas
5:30 p.m. — “In saecula saeculorum” (“For Ever and Ever” or “In Eternity”), the performance of a site-specific piece composed by Paul Haas, music director of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA), Vol Walker Hall. See more details of the program.
6-7 p.m. — Alumni & Symposium cocktail reception, The Chancellor Hotel
7-9:30 p.m. — Alumni & Symposium dinner, The Chancellor Hotel
Cost for the reception and dinner are $50 per person or $80 per couple
Sunday, August 28
Noon to 2 p.m. — Barbecue picnic lunch for alumni and their families (catered by Penguin
Ed’s Bar-B-Que), lawn of Vol Walker Hall
Cost for the barbecue picnic lunch is $20 per person or $35 per couple / family