Visual Arts

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville offers three new tours this spring that help you explore the art and beauty of the outdoors. The Big Picture Tour takes place at 11 a.m. on Saturdays through May. It’s a new indoor/outdoor offering that provides a fun, general overview of the art, architecture and landscape …
Since 1973, Fox Pass Pottery has been a landmark of the Hot Springs arts community. The studio is located in a woodland setting nestled against Hot Springs National Park and features handmade pottery by Jim and Barbara Larkin. The Larkins specialize mainly in functional pieces and Barbara does sculptural items. Jim’s work is made on …
Crystal Bridges isn’t the only state-of-the-art museum in Bentonville highlighting American art. The Museum of Native American History (MONAH) presents the earliest of masterpieces from the original, tribal inhabitants of the Americas. The extensive artifacts and art on display at the museum are the private collection of David Bogle of Bentonville. His mission is to …
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 …
Local artist and designer Kirk Demarais has been selected by Main Street Siloam Springs to complete a mural on the south-facing outdoor wall of 204 S. Broadway St. in historic downtown Siloam Springs. The mural selection committee unanimously chose Demarais’ proposal because his concept is reflective of the theme “Celebration of Siloam Springs.” He describes …
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 …