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Budget Plan Endangers Ads Luring Foreign Tourists to Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2017 12:00 am

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.

31 Cool Things To Do in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/6/2017 12:20 am

An eclectic guide to the best activities and attractions in and around Metro Little Rock.

Crystal Bridges Announces Director, Name of New Arts Venue

by Jan Cottingham 8/30/2017 12:35 pm

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.

Walton Family Gives $120M to Start School of Art at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2017 10:02 am

The University of Arkansas says that the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given it $120 million to establish the School of Art.

Crystal Bridges to Debut 'Art in the Age of Black Power' Exhibit

by Jan Cottingham 8/8/2017 10:58 am

The Bentonville museum announces its exhibition schedule for 2018.

Report: Arts Added $131.2M to NWA Economy in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 1:03 pm

A recent study by Americans for the Arts says northwest Arkansas' nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $131.2 million in economic activity in 2015.

Real Northwest Arkansas Wedding: Lauren Leatherby & David Justiniano in Bentonville

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/20/2017 12:00 am

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.

4 Easy Arkansas Road Trips You Must Take

by Greater Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/19/2017 12:15 am

Here are four exciting excursions within a short driving distance from Little Rock.

Styled Shoot: Contemporary Romance

by Arkansas Bride Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Take note of this modern affair bursting of florals, infused with fine art for your own wedding.

At Crystal Bridges, A New Role for Frank Lloyd Wright Home That Survived Sandy

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/30/2016 11:14 am

A Frank Lloyd Wright house that was flooded by Superstorm Sandy in New Jersey is high and dry in Arkansas. And it's getting thousands of visitors as part of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Alice Walton Reels In Flying Fish to Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

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.

After Grace Period, Bacigalupi Reveals Owner of Rockwell Painting

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 12:00 am

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 Announces First Recipient of $200K Don Tyson Prize

by Jan Cottingham 9/21/2016 10:34 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is giving the first Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 award, to the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art.

Crystal Bridges Hires Lauren Haynes As Contemporary Art Curator

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2016 8:45 am

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.

Webb: State Needs 'More Swagger' in Approach to Tourism

by Alexis Crowe 7/20/2016 10:16 am

Tourism is changing as millennials' interests and spending habits affect the industry, according to Kane Webb, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Heather Emmanuel & Jason Ormand in Bentonville

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/13/2016 12:00 am

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.

American Folk Art Show Opens at Crystal Bridges Museum

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 7/5/2016 11:18 am

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.

Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

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.

Crystal Bridges to Turn Bentonville Kraft Plant into Art Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2016 10:52 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art said Tuesday that it will turn a decommissioned, 63,000-SF Kraft Foods plant in Bentonville into a visual and performing art space.

Crystal Bridges Loans Georgia O'Keefe Painting to London's Tate Modern

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has loaned Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 to the Tate Modern in London for what’s being called the biggest O’Keeffe exhibition ever in Britain.