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Wendy Riggs Named Walton Arts Center's VP of Operations

by Lee Hogan 11/19/2014 4:38 pm

Walton Arts Center named Wendy Riggs as its vice president of operations. Riggs' management will include the oversight of a $20 million renovation of the Walton Arts Center and the newly opened Wal-Mart AMP in Rogers.

Terri Trotter Leaving Walton Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/29/2014 3:18 pm

Terri Trotter, the chief operating officer at Walton Arts Center, said she is stepping down from her position to become executive director and chief executive officer at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Sun Valley, Idaho. Trotter's resignation is effective Aug. 22.

Peter Lane Amps Up the NWA Arts Scene at Walton Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/19/2014 12:00 am

Under Peter Lane's leadership, the Walton Arts Center is scheduled to undergo a massive 30,000-SF expansion and renovation of its signature building on Dickson Street. The Walton Arts Center also owns the Arkansas Music Pavilion, which is getting a new venue, an $11 million outdoor amphitheater that will open this summer in Rogers.

Walton Arts Center Renovation Cost Moves Higher

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Walton Arts Center officials say the planned renovation and expansion of its theater complex and headquarters on Dickson Street may cost as much as $23 million.

Walton Arts Center Must Use City’s Selection Process for Contractor

by Marty Cook 2/3/2014 12:00 am

The Walton Arts Center will have to use the city of Fayetteville’s selection process to hire a contractor for the center’s $20 million renovation and expansion.

Walton Arts Center Expansion Moves Forward

by Marty Cook 12/2/2013 12:00 am

Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan went door to door in an attempt to persuade voters to approve a $6.9 million bond issue to help pay for the expansion of the Walton Arts Center. Now the $20 million expansion project has moved into the next phase. Center COO Terri Trotter said officials are accepting applications from contractors to do the work and expect to start interviewing prospects early this month.

Walton Arts Center Shares Renovation Plan As Vote Nears

by Lance Turner 10/30/2013 10:42 am

The Walton Arts Center this week showed plans for the $20 million renovation of its Dickson Street theater complex, which would be funded through a bond issue that's up for a vote on Nov. 12.

After Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Looks Toward Children's Museum

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The movement to provide more arts and entertainment options in northwest Arkansas continues to gain momentum, specifically in Bentonville. Home to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and a proposed Walton Arts Center campus, the city is also the planned location of a children’s museum.

Arkansas Doesn’t Need Scalpers (Peter Lane Commentary)

by Peter Lane 3/25/2013 12:00 am

Scalpers are bad for consumers, artists and the organizations that are in the business of presenting arts and entertainment in our state. We want to provide every patron a great experience, including allowing patrons to get a ticket at a reasonably advertised price.

Walton Arts Center Lobbies to Expand

by Chris Bahn 3/4/2013 12:00 am

Walton Arts Center officials are working to follow through with a proposal for a $20.6 million expansion in downtown Fayetteville. If things go according to plan, they’ll open an additional 30,000 SF by 2015.

Fayetteville Considers Funding Options for Walton Arts Center

by Chris Bahn 2/18/2013 12:00 am

An evaluation of funding options for an expansion of the Walton Arts Center has grown into a proposal that includes plans for a regional park and permanent location for an outdoor concert venue in Fayetteville.

Wealth Created by Wal-Mart Supports Massive Philanthropic Efforts in Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart made a number of Arkansans very rich, and that wealth has been manifested in billions of dollars worth of gifts to educational, medical and cultural institutions in the state.