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US Marshals Museum Gets $250K Grant From AG’s Office

The grant will be used to help offset gallery completion expenses. read more >
Tourism

US Marshals Museum Gets $500K Pledge From Cynthia Coughlin

Funds from the gift will be used in the Modern Marshals Gallery for exhibits and interactive training simulators. read more >
Renderings of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, which is set to open July 1, 2023 after more than 16 years in development.
Education / Nonprofits / Tourism

Marshals Museum Gets $1M Gift From Walker Foundation

Susan Neyman, chief development officer and foundation president, said the Walker Foundation's gift will "guarantee our continued focus on education." read more >
Renderings of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, which is set to open July 1, 2023 after more than 16 years in development.
Education / Tourism

US Marshals Museum Sets July 1 Opening Date

The $50 million, 53,000-SF museum on the banks of the Arkansas River will feature interactive exhibits, educational programming focused on civic literacy, and tributes to marshals killed in the line of duty. read more >
The unfinished 53,000-SF museum in Fort Smith.
Nonprofits / Tourism

State Awards $800K to US Marshals Museum

The grant comes from a program for nonprofit cultural institutions. read more >
Patrick Weeks
Legal / Tourism

Former Marshals Museum CEO Pleads Guilty to Assault

He was accused of pointing at gun at two people in December 2021. read more >
Ben Johnson, CEO of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith
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US Marshals Museum Hires Ben Johnson as CEO

He has more than 20 years of experience in museum operations, most recently at the Putnam Museum & Science Center in Iowa. read more >
Patrick Weeks
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US Marshals Museum CEO Resigns After Assault Charges

Patrick Weeks was arrested in December after allegedly pointing a gun at two people. read more >
The United States Marshals Museum, on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith.
Tourism

Marshals Museum Gets $5M Matching Gift

The United States Marshals Museum gets an anonymous $5 million matching gift, bringing it another step closer to reaching its capital campaign goal of $12.5 million. read more >
Terisa C. Riley, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
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Riley Takes Seat on Marshals Museum Board (Movers & Shakers)

Terisa C. Riley, chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, has joined the board of directors of the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith. read more >
Alice Alt  President of the United States Marshals Museum Foundation
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Alice Alt Predicts Travelers Will Marvel at Marshal Museum

Alice Alt, the president of the U.S. Marshals Museum Foundation, says the museum will make Fort Smith a tourism destination. read more >
Nonprofits / Real Estate

Developer Laurice Hachem Gives $1M to US Marshals Museum

A northwest Arkansas developer is donating $1 million to the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith. read more >
Construction / Government & Politics

Fort Smith Board Supports Sales Tax for US Marshals Museum

A city board in western Arkansas has decided to support a temporary sales tax to help finance a museum for the U.S. Marshals Service, which museum officials said will help revitalize the area. read more >
Government & Politics / Nonprofits / Tourism

The Definition of Investment (Editorial)

There are investments that are worth using the awesome power of taxation, and we think the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith is in that category. read more >
Government & Politics

Fort Smith Eyes Temporary Tax to Help Marshals Museum

Leaders in Fort Smith are considering whether to call a special election for a temporary tax increase that would help pay for the planned U.S. Marshals Museum. read more >
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Arkansas Convention Centers Put Tech on Display

Convention center operators in Arkansas say they are constantly making improvements to meet the needs of attendees. read more >
Tourism

Construction of $50M Marshals Museum is Underway

Construction of the $50 million United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith began Thursday. read more >
Construction / Tourism

Marshals Museum Shows Off New Look at Design

The United States Marshals Museum announced Thursday enhanced architectural renderings and designs for the 57,000-SF building set to open next fall. read more >
Construction / Nonprofits / Tourism

Rockefeller Family Gives Marshals Museum $350K

The United States Marshals Museum said Tuesday that it received an additional $350,000 gift from the family of the late Lt. Gov. Winthrop Paul Rockefeller. read more >
David Sargent, principal and CEO of WER Architects/Planners In Little Rock, expects the health care sector to generate a significant amount of work for Arkansas firms in the year ahead.  “We’re seeing more of these senior living neighborhoods where there’s either duplexes or apartments for 55 and up,” he said.
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Blueprint For 2018? Architecture Firms See Busy YearLock Icon

Spending on construction projects across the country could rise by 4 percent this year over 2017, which is welcome news for Arkansas architects and engineers. read more >