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  Mural festivals are typically in big cities. But for the second year, Fort Smith is host to The Unexpected, a mural festival bringing urban contemporary art to Arkansas. During the event occurring this week, the walls of several downtown historic buildings will be painted with large murals. The buildings are located in between about …
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 Memphis. While living in Memphis, Norwood crossed the Mighty Mississippi for a visit to Arkansas …
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 …
The Buffalo National River Partners exist to protect, preserve and promote the Buffalo National River. The group will highlight some history and a resident of the area with its upcoming program “Essie Ward, Grandma Moses of the Ozarks” at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Boone County Library in Harrison. Susan Young from Shiloh …