Art

Northwest Arkansas may be known for its jaw-dropping scenery, but the cultural landscape is also stunning, thanks to a thriving art community.

Fayetteville has long been a mecca for artistic expression. The city’s artistic community fosters creativity, thus, making it a hive for some of the most skilled artists in the nation.

Even the most critical art aficionado will find something to admire in Fayetteville’s visual arts scene. Public art beautifies nearly every corner of the city – from the Shop Local mural to the tranquil World Peace Fountain – while galleries like The Fayetteville Underground display the works of local artists year-round. 

More evidence of Fayetteville’s talent can be seen in public venues and galleries.

For a complete listing of galleries, request the official visitors guide here.

Tucked right next to a quiet stretch of the Frisco Trail just a few steps from the bustle of Dickson Street, you’ll find a unique collection of spaces for makers and artists to do their work. Located in an old converted warehouse and Quonset hut alongside a narrow section of urban woodland, Trailside Village is a haven for creativity in a wonderfully walkable area of the city.

Fayetteville arts organization and local gallery Art Ventures, in partnership with the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas, presents visual arts exhibition “Islamic Art in Context” through May 18, 2019.

March, 2019

Fenix Fayetteville Gallery is currently featuring thought-provoking works in it's latest exhibit Collaborations and Conversations. Curated by local artist Steven Schnieder, the show includes 2d and 3d works that seek to circumvent traditional dialogues and respond to questions of our time in robust empathetic ways. 

March, 2019

This year’s Fayetteville Visitor’s Guide features four profiles from a handful of influential locals to give visitors an inside track on some of the best things to do, places to eat and shop, and must-experiences while in Fayetteville. One of our profilees is Octavio Logo, a local artist whose unique style is popping up all over Northwest Arkansas.

Art enthusiasts in Fayetteville should make sure to see “Shared Experiences,” an exhibit by the NWA Black Artists Collective, which is being held at The Artist’s Laboratory Theatre, located at 1030 S. College Ave.

The art exhibit highlights the experience of black and African-American individuals in Northwest Arkansas. It includes works by artists Veronica Huff, Madison Moon, Raven Cook and Cory Perry, the exhibit’s producer.

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