UA, WAC Building Plans Discussed

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FAYETTEVILLE - University of Arkansas officials are toying with the idea of retrofitting its 1930s men's gymnasium - former home of the University Museum and now being used by the UA School of Architecture- into a much-needed 600- to 700-seat concert hall.

The venue is necessary to accommodate music rehearsals and performances displaced by other events and performances at the Walton Arts Center, which operates in a partnership with the university. The 20-year-old arts center is operating past capacity and has been looking at expansion plans since at least 2008. Click here to read the full story from our partners at