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.
Experience Fayetteville presents Winter Solstice Art Action on the first day of winter, Thursday, December 21, at the Historic Walker Stone house in downtown Fayetteville. The festivities will go from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Walker Stone House but the fun will continue into the night with several galleries and studios remaining open late into the evening.
One of the most popular family events in Fayetteville, Puppets in the Park, will take place Saturday, Oct. 14, at Wilson Park.
The 10th annual Puppets in the Park, a creative and fun family experience for all, is a free festival celebrating the art of puppetry and performance arts.
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.
Celebrate the art of film with the 10th annual Fayetteville Film Fest, September 20-22, 2018 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!
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.
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