Crystal Bridges: Bachman-Wilson House to Open Nov. 11

Crystal Bridges: Bachman-Wilson House to Open Nov. 11

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville said Wednesday that it plans to open the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bachman-Wilson House on Nov. 11.
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Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate its historic Wilson Hall, which it plans to lease to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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McKibbon Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities

McKibbon Hotel Group is partnering with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas in a joint effort to build a new Ronald McDonald house in Little Rock, slated to open November 2016.
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