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31 Cool Things To Do in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:26 am

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

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 Hosticka 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.

4 Easy Arkansas Road Trips You Must Take

by Greater Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/25/2016 12:23 am

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

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.

Bentonville Urbanites Pick Pocket Community

by Marty Cook 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Pocket neighborhoods are growing in popularity with people who are looking to scale down their residential footprint. Proponents said the concept is most popular with baby boomers who are looking to live out retirement in such a setting and millennials who eschew subdivision life.

Crystal Bridges Buys Felix Gonzalez-Torres' Candy Exhibit for $7.6M

by Associated Press 11/19/2015 6:54 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art says it's acquired an exhibit made entirely of candy.

Crystal Bridges Announces Chief Strategy Officer

by Jan Cottingham 11/3/2015 9:42 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Tuesday announced several appointments relating to museum development and fundraising, including that of chief strategy officer, a new position.

Walton Report Explores Cultural Offerings in Northwest Arkansas

by Associated Press 11/2/2015 11:40 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art elevated northwest Arkansas' cultural prominence when it opened in 2011, and now the Walton Family Foundation is exploring ways to build off of that momentum.

Alice Walton 'Drawls' a Crowd in New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

The 2015 National Arts Awards were presented last week in New York by Americans for the Arts, and Alice Walton was a winner, along with Sophia Loren, Lady Gaga and Herbie Hancock, among others.

Specialty Stores Spice Up Bentonville Square

by Marty Cook 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Because he knew Bentonville, Bill Oakley said, he never doubted his retail success. Oakley opened a Spice & Tea Exchange franchise in 2012 just off the downtown square. So far, sales have risen steadily since the exchange opened.

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

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2015 9:24 am

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.

Big Moments For Crystal Bridges Museum On Horizon, Curator Says

by Jan Cottingham 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Margaret Conrads, who joined the museum in March as director of curatorial affairs, says that almost four years after opening, Crystal Bridges remains, to a degree, in startup mode.

Builder’s Spirit Informs Reassembly of Frank Lloyd Wright House at Crystal Bridges

by Jan Cottingham 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Taking apart the Bachman Wilson House at its site in Millstone, New Jersey, was one thing; putting it back together on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has been something else entirely.