Art

Northwest Arkansas may be known for its jaw-dropping scenery, but Fayetteville also boasts a stunning cultural landscape, thanks to a thriving art community. Fayetteville has long been a mecca for some of the most skilled artists in the nation, fostering artistic creativity and bringing world-class art to our little corner of Arkansas. Everyone will find something to admire in Fayetteville’s arts scene! Public art beautifies nearly every corner of the city, while galleries and full slates of live artistic performances highlight the works of local artists year-round.

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Theatre

Fayetteville’s community-centered approach to the performing arts brings local artists and performers to the center stage, world-class and nationally acclaimed productions to our downtown theaters, and unforgettable experiences to our visitors and locals alike.

Arts Live Theatre

Faulkner Performing Arts Center

TheatreSquared

Walton Arts Center

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Galleries

Whether you’re a seasoned art connoisseur or a curious newcomer, you’ll enjoy a range of creative expression by a community of talented artists when you visit Fayetteville. The standards are high and the perspectives are fresh, with visual arts displayed throughout a wide variety of local galleries.

Art Ventures

Creative Spaces at Mount Sequoyah

Fenix Arts

Velesero

For a more comprehensive gallery list, please check our Visitors Guide.

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Our dynamic music scene is an integral piece of Fayetteville’s thriving arts community. An eclectic mix of musicians practice their craft here and can be heard all over the city — on the streets of the Farmers Market, in a late night lounge or at one of our growing number of dedicated music venues.

George’s Majestic Lounge

JJ’s Live

Prairie Street Live

Smoke & Barrel

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Both local and international artists have been inspired to paint, sculpt, chisel and sketch their style on the walls and streets of Fayetteville, making a more bright and vibrant experience for visitors and locals. From towering murals to thought-provoking installations, you never know what could be around the corner!

City Public Art Map

Dickson Street Art Court

Terra Studios

Coming Soon: The Ramble

Live Music is back at George's Majestic Lounge this Fall Sept-Oct, 2020

Music is making its way back into venues, parking lots, parklets, and more as Fayetteville safely opens many of its bars and restaurants back up. You can't talk about Fayetteville live music without mentioning Georges Majestic Lounge. George's Majestic Lounge, the oldest and longest-running club and live music venue in Arkansas. Some of the nation’s best-known names in music have played on Dickson Street. George's is reopening for shows after a brief intermission and they are mixing small intimate indoor jams with larger parking lot parties in the lineup.

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Mount Sequoyah Music on the Mountain Concert Series, Aug – Nov 2020

A series of socially distanced concerts is scheduled for August through November at the Mount Sequoyah Center, featuring a variety of musical acts to help usher back live music in Fayetteville. Acts include country artist Dylan Earl, classical guitarist Ben Harris, string band Route 358, Americana outfit The Shannon Wurst Band and more. Some concerts will be paired with special food offerings.

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