40th anniversary of the Center for Art & Education

The Center for Art & Education in Van Buren celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a retrospective exhibition by Founding Member Ethel Ashley. The exhibit, “A Gathering of Forty Years: Art, Artist and Memories,” runs March 5-26. As part

Crystal Bridges debuts The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

I challenge you to take a road trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville to see the new exhibition, The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, on view Feb. 27 through May 30, 2016. On

Meet Arkansas Delta artist Norwood Creech

Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, MO, Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was

Purse-onas photo exhibit to open at ESSE purse museum

ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona

‘Oh, What Fun!’ Holiday Exhibit Now Open at ESSE Purse Museum

“Oh, What Fun! A Very Vintage Holiday” is now open at ESSE Purse Museum & Store in Little Rock. The exhibit showcases a collection of items from Christmases past, with decorations and ornaments from turn of the 20th century antiques to

Shop Central Arkansas Like a Local This Holiday Season

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every

Kate Baer Fossils

Artist Kate Baer says nature is always her greatest inspiration, however clichéd it might sound. Take one look at her artwork and it’s clear there is nothing trite about her creativity. She celebrates the elegant geometry of nature through handcrafted

Eureka Springs Art Bazaar is Nov. 28

The holiday season is upon us again. If you like to shop local for unique gifts and to support small business owners, you have the perfect opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 28, in Eureka Springs. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Crystal Bridges Is Only U.S. Venue to Host “Picturing the Americas”

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is the only U.S. venue to host the new exhibition, Picturing the Americas, which explores landscape painting across the Western Hemisphere. Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the

Crystal Bridges Announces New Acquisitions

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has acquired five new artworks: two sculptures and two paintings are by artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), and Jasper Johns’ Flag. The works by Bourgeois are: Maman, 1999 (bronze, stainless steel, and marble),