President Donald Trump’s best-known promise is to build a wall, but some Arkansas travel professionals fear that a side-effect of his zeal for border security could keep out the kind of foreigners America wants: free-spending tourists.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced Lieven Bertels, a native of Belgium with a background in international arts festivals, as director of its new arts venue being developed in a former Kraft Foods plant in downtown Bentonville.
Five years after their first date, with many travels and lots of long distance in between, the couple went on a trip to Iceland. David, an aviation buff, booked a helicopter trip. After landing in a remote volcanic area, he proposed.
Dallas restaurateur Shannon Wynne and his partners didn’t really want to go to Bentonville, and they certainly knew they didn’t want to locate a Flying Fish restaurant there. Then Alice Walton got involved.
A little over a year ago, your Whispers staff speculated about the buyer of Norman Rockwell’s “Saying Grace,” which sold for $46 million, a record for an American painting, in a December 2013 auction at Sotheby’s.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art hired Lauren Haynes as its Curator of Contemporary Art, the museum announced Tuesday. Haynes will start at the museum in October. As curator, she will help the museum’s contemporary art program with exhibits, presentations and publications.
This couple had many motives and influences behind their planning, but each pointed to a common denominator: bright. They wanted the wedding to be a reflection of their quirkiness, creativity and vibrant love for one another.
After five years of showcasing works by well-known American artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol, an Arkansas museum founded by a Wal-Mart heiress is presenting ordinary objects made by unsung craftsmen, quilters and painters.
Patrick Weeks will replace James "Jim" Dunn as head of the Marshals Museum on July 1, when Dunn will become president of the Museum Foundation and turn his full attention to fundraising for the $50 million-plus project.