Fayetteville has long been the artistic epicenter of Northwest Arkansas, thanks in large part to the University of Arkansas, which — as the state’s oldest and largest public college campus — has influenced Arkansas culture since its founding in 1871.
From live music on Dickson Street to performance arts at the Walton Arts Center and TheatreSquared, to the numerous galleries throughout the city filled with paintings and sculptures, Fayetteville has a strong tradition of being the arts and entertainment capital of Northwest Arkansas.
Visitors to Fayetteville will have a chance to experience history and fly in World War II airplanes when the Arkansas Air & Military Museum hosts the CAF AirPower History Tour later this month.
From Thursday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Sept. 24, the Air & Military Museum, located at 4290 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville, will be the home to classic aircraft such as the B-29 Superfortress “FIFI,” P-51 Mustang “Gunfighter,” C-45 Expeditor “Bucket of Bolts,” a Boeing Stearman and Beechcraft T-34 Mentor.
One of the most popular things to do in Northwest Arkansas is held in September and ends on the Fayetteville Historic Downtown Square.
Square 2 Square, a 30-mile bike ride on the Razorback Regional Greenway between Bentonville and Fayetteville, will be held Saturday, Sept. 16. The event is for anyone who likes to bike, support the local cycling scene or burn calories!
Celebrate the art of film with the 9th annual Fayetteville Film Fest, September 12-16 in downtown Fayetteville. They have a full line up of documentaries, short films, animated films and full-length feature films as well as panels, parties and workshops. It will be a perfect week in Fayetteville, AR for filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike!
Looking for something special to do with your significant other? Fayetteville is a great destination for a romantic weekend. Whether you both are foodies, art aficionados, nature lovers, sports fans or just looking for some relaxation and time together, there is plenty here to keep you and your loved one entertained. Treat your sweetheart and yourself to a weekend getaway by enjoying fun for two in Fayetteville!
Locations for the upcoming public art installation, Green Candy, have been announced. International and local artists will be transforming four sites around downtown Fayetteville into works of art.
Experience Fayetteville is presenting the event and appointed global creative house Justkids to curate Green Candy, an art action aimed to create community conversations around waste and sustainability through engaging art projects.
Green Candy is an art action aimed to create community conversations around waste and sustainability through interactive and participatory art.
Presented by Experience Fayetteville, this inaugural edition takes place in the heart of Historic Downtown Fayetteville and will activate public spaces with engaging art by international artists Bordalo (Portugal), Ernest Zacharevic (Lithuania), Bicicleta Sem Freio (Brazil) and Marina Zumi (São Paulo). As a result of an open request for proposals, notable Northwest Arkansas artists Gina Gallina and Jason Jones also will join the project lineup, creating site-specific public artwork.
The final group of local and international artists have been selected to create individual works of art for Fayetteville’s upcoming public art project, Green Candy.
Experience Fayetteville, which is presenting the event, has appointed global creative house Justkids to create public-art programming for the Fayetteville community. Justkids describes Green Candy as an art action aimed to create community conversations around waste and sustainability through engaging art projects.
Internationally-recognized artists who will join the roster for this pioneer event are :
Fayetteville has long been the artistic epicenter of Northwest Arkansas, thanks in large part to the University of Arkansas, which — as the state’s oldest and largest college campus — has influenced Arkansas culture since its founding in 1871.
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