arts center

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 of the anniversary celebration, two events are featured. “The Making of an Art Center” will …
Dr. Henry Rinne will give a lecture on the art of Winslow Homer at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19 at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker and is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a …
There’s no need to wait for Black Friday shopping when you can buy unique gifts at events such as the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center’s Holiday Jubilee, set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Russellville Country Club in Russellville. This is not an invitation only event.  Anyone who would like to purchase …
Start capturing scenes, interesting people, places and things in and around the Arkansas River Valley and be a part of “Picture This,” a photography competition for a July exhibition open to all non-professional photographers residing in Pope, Conway, Johnson and Yell Counties or by invitation. The contest will have one winner in each of two …
Fort Smith has a lot to be excited about in the new year, particularly the opening of its first premier arts center. The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum’s opening day gala and preview is Jan. 19. Click here for more information or to buy tickets to attend the opening gala. The organization that lead to …