Join Pack Rat Outdoor Center and the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance for a showing of one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals right here in the natural state. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour is a collection of films from the annual festival held in Nevada City, CA, now in its 16th year. The festival focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet.
What could possibly be better than music and arts in the Ozarks? Join Terra Studios on Sunday, Sept. 9, for their annual fundraiser event where the music and arts will be in full swing from 12-6pm!
This unique festival will include song circles, heritage folk arts, local craft vendors and live art demonstrations. Local food trucks will also be on site, including Wicked Wood Fired Pizza, Get Ya Some Bbq Sauce, Pedal Pops and Nellie B’s Bakery. There will be a fun variety of things to do for all ages, and an opportunity to benefit an incredible nonprofit.
Fayetteville is known for its thriving arts scene, and Art Ventures is one of the most popular art galleries in the city. Its exhibit this July, “Equality Backlash: The Artist’s Eye for Social & Political Crises,” is described as a “cultural check-in” and a way for viewers to connect with the social and political crises that our country is undergoing.
Presented by the Walton Arts Center each year, the Artosphere Festival celebrates art, music and nature with exciting performances, activities and events that the whole family can enjoy!
With the 2018 festival focusing on the importance of water resources and their conservation, environmental artist, Stacy Levy returned to Artosphere to create a temporary art installation, called Topo Map for School Avenue.
One of the most popular art galleries in Fayetteville, Art Ventures, will celebrate its latest month-long exhibition June 7 with a reception held during First Thursday Fayetteville.
Located at 101 W. Mountain St. on the Historic Downtown Square, Art Ventures hosts exhibitions that are free to the public and showcase local artists’ work. “Kinetic, Propulsive & Ionized – Still Life Oils, Watercolor Illustrations & Neon Lights” runs June 1-30 and features the works of Donna Phipps Stout, Mohammed (Moh’d) Bilbeisi and Brian Bailey.
The June 7 reception will take place 5-8 p.m., so come enjoy a one-of-a-kind Northwest Arkansas experience and meet some of the most talented artists in the region!
The University of Arkansas School of Art is presenting a student exhibition through April 7 at the Walker Stone House. “Milk,” the thesis exhibition by Lindsey Heiden, is free and open to the public 6:30-8 p.m. April 5 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7.
A reception with the artist will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 5.
Fayetteville has long been the art center of Northwest Arkansas, due in part to the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville also has cultivated a flourishing arts culture as a result of being a community that invests in and supports its local artists.
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 profiles is Joëlle Storet, gallery manager and curator for Art Ventures on the Historic Downtown Square.
Fayetteville Yoga Fest is a three-day festival that takes place amongst the Ozark Mountains in Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 4-6th, 2018. The event is a celebration of movement, music and mindful living, with a msision to build a community that cultivates compassion, creativity and connection.
The festival features more than 60 yoga classes over the course of three days, including both outdoor & indoor yoga classes for all levels and age groups. In addition to yoga classes, the event will also offer meditation, live music, kids yoga, group hikes, thought-provoking discussions & presentations, art, food and shopping (with local, earth-conscious vendors).
Egyptian rock star and activist Ramey Essam will be performing at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
This special performance is part of the Northwest Arkansas Songwriting Forum hosted by The House of Songs Ozarks and is being presented by the Faulkner Center and the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies. It will be an interactive engagement with song and discussion that will be both entertaining and enlightening.
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