Visual Arts

At Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now has attracted more than 127,000 visitors since opening on Sept. 13, making it the most viewed exhibition in the museum’s three-year history. (The day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, boasted the highest State of the Art attendance to date …
Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway will be rocking when Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder appear in concert, Jan. 25. Back by popular demand, the master of the mandolin spans the musical genres of bluegrass, country and gospel. Performing with the some of the best musicians he’s worked with to date, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder …
Central Avenue, the main thoroughfare of downtown Hot Springs, was named one of the 10 Great Streets in the U.S. this year by the American Planning Association. The street is home to many eye-catching sights, including Gallery Row. “Our galleries downtown are all within walking distance of each other and each is committed to creating …
The exhibit “Carroll Cloar’s Arkansas” will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from November 7 through December 19.  According to a press release sent by the SAAC, Cloar (1913-1993) was born in Earle, Arkansas in 1913. “Relying upon memories of his childhood in Arkansas, photographs, and literary inspiration, …
September brings thoughts of autumn in Arkansas.  From the changing of the leaves and a new major arts event, to pumpkin patches and locally grown produce, there’s a kaleidoscope of color and activities around nearly every bend. Start planning your trip now.   1.   A Top 10 in September’s 10: It’s pretty impressive when the …
If you haven’t yet been to see the outstanding collection of Carroll Cloar artwork at the Arkansas Arts Center, time is getting short.  You have until June 1 to experience the rare show of paintings by the Arkansas native who is renowned for his depiction of farm life in the south, particularly his home state. …
Artosphere is an Arts and Nature Festival with activities and interests for all ages.  It includes kids and family events, movement, visual arts and music performed throughout May and June in northwest Arkansas. The festival goal is to celebrate artists, influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives. That translates to awesome …
What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in the first place. Here are six ideas for spending time with your mom this Mother’s …