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Events

Jul
26
Wed
Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:  In the Gallery and In the Forest
June – August 14, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges
This summer, experience two stunning exhibitions featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods and in the museum’s special exhibition galleries, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges.

Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years, working in many media including glass, paint, and neon, and always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility.

Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning his career.


About Chihuly

Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years. He has worked in many media including glass, paint, plastics, neon, and ice, always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility, and this exhibition highlights the unique properties of glass as a medium.

Chihuly sees glass as an art form of fire, breath, light, and gravity. He is globally renowned for his ambitious site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions presented in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, the extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning the breadth of his career.

Chihuly established the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design and co-founded Pilchuck Glass School in Washington. His artworks are included in more than 250 museum collections.

Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest will be on view through August 14, 2017. Once the gallery portion closes, Chihuly: In the Forest will remain on view in the museum’s North Forest from August 16 through November 13, 2017.

Jul
27
Thu
Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:  In the Gallery and In the Forest
June – August 14, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges
This summer, experience two stunning exhibitions featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods and in the museum’s special exhibition galleries, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges.

Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years, working in many media including glass, paint, and neon, and always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility.

Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning his career.


About Chihuly

Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years. He has worked in many media including glass, paint, plastics, neon, and ice, always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility, and this exhibition highlights the unique properties of glass as a medium.

Chihuly sees glass as an art form of fire, breath, light, and gravity. He is globally renowned for his ambitious site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions presented in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, the extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning the breadth of his career.

Chihuly established the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design and co-founded Pilchuck Glass School in Washington. His artworks are included in more than 250 museum collections.

Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest will be on view through August 14, 2017. Once the gallery portion closes, Chihuly: In the Forest will remain on view in the museum’s North Forest from August 16 through November 13, 2017.

Summer Fun Intermediate Cookie Decorating Class @ Honeycomb Kitchen Shop
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

It’s time to take our cookie decorating skill to the next level! Join us along with Ellen Lewis of How Sweet is Homemade for our very first intermediate level cookie decorating class. Ellen will focus on airbrush stenciling techniques, utilizing food safe markers for designing, and even more wet on wet icing tips. Our theme will be Summer Fun so think fun picnics and lemonade stands. This class will be more advanced than our typical cookie decorating classes. So if you want to up your cookie making game, this is the class for you! Each guest will get to design half a dozen cookies to take home. Tickets are $40 per person.

Jul
28
Fri
Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:  In the Gallery and In the Forest
June – August 14, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges
This summer, experience two stunning exhibitions featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods and in the museum’s special exhibition galleries, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges.

Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years, working in many media including glass, paint, and neon, and always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility.

Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning his career.


About Chihuly

Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years. He has worked in many media including glass, paint, plastics, neon, and ice, always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility, and this exhibition highlights the unique properties of glass as a medium.

Chihuly sees glass as an art form of fire, breath, light, and gravity. He is globally renowned for his ambitious site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions presented in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, the extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning the breadth of his career.

Chihuly established the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design and co-founded Pilchuck Glass School in Washington. His artworks are included in more than 250 museum collections.

Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest will be on view through August 14, 2017. Once the gallery portion closes, Chihuly: In the Forest will remain on view in the museum’s North Forest from August 16 through November 13, 2017.

Finders Keepers: A Roundtable for Collectors @ Rogers Historical Museum Annex
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm

Finders Keepers: A Roundtable for Collectors
Last Friday of each month, March through October, at 1 pm at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex in Downtown Rogers. Bring a favorite item to share; no appraisals, just fun!

Guided Snorkeling Excursion @ Rocky Branch Marina
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Do you have a Schnorchel? We have them at Hobbs State Park

How well do you know your German navy slang? First recorded in 1940-1945, the name of the airshaft for German U-boats came from the German navy slang Schnorchel for “nose, or snout,”. Today when we go swimming and use one, we call it a snorkel.

Snorkeling is incredibly fun, relaxing, and a wonderful way to explore the world beneath the waves. You can just drift through the water, relax, and enjoy a previously unexplored, wet wonderland.

Snorkeling is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usually fins. Use of this equipment allows the snorkeler to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively little effort. The primary appeal is the opportunity to observe underwater life in a natural setting without the complicated equipment and training required for scuba diving. Snorkeling appeals to all ages because of how little effort is involved.

Join your Hobbs State Park interpreter guide to truly appreciate Beaver Lake as few have. We will take a short pontoon boat ride to an unspoiled, quiet cove, searching for the hidden diversity of underwater life.

When:
Friday, July 28th from 1-4pm
Friday, August 4th from 1-4pm
Thursday, August 10th 1-4pm
Friday, August 25th 1-4pm
Thursday, August 31st 1-4pm

Wear appropriate clothing for swimming, including water shoes, and sunscreen. Participants must wear a life jacket. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, and the adult must be in the water. Life jackets, masks, and snorkels provided.

Where: All participants meet at Rock Branch Marina, 8872 Rocky Branch Marina Road, Rogers, Arkansas 72756 (Hwy. 12 to 303 north, to Rocky Branch Marina Road)

Cost: $20 Adults (13 and up) and $10 Child (Up thru age 12)
Preregistration and payment required. To register call: 479-789-5000.

Rogers Cycling Festival @ The Railyard/Downtown Rogers
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm


The Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders are excited to announce the 2017 Rogers Cycling Festival!  The festival consists of several road cycling and mountain bike events held in downtown Rogers, Arkansas.  The festival will bring cycling enthusiasts from across the central United States and has something for everyone – from highly skilled and competitive races to family friendly rides.  This year we are happy to host the 2017 Arkansas State Road Race Championships!  Proceeds from the festival benefit several nonprofit cycling causes in Northwest Arkansas.

Race brochure:  Click here

Art by the Glass | Chimera @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Art by the Glass » Chimera

Tap into your animal instincts in this social class pairing wine with an art project! This evening we’ll take a close look at the artwork of artist Adonna Khare and then return to the studios for a wild drawing project that combines animal and human forms.

$55 ($44 Members), register online or with Guest Services.

Sunset Kayak Tours @ Hobbs State Park - Conservation Area
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm

Sunset Kayak Tours to be Held at Hobbs State Park
Spend an evening on Beaver Lake while paddling your own kayak guided by a park interpreter.  We will learn the basics of paddling as we explore a calm area of Beaver Lake. The finale will be gazing west into the sunset. Recreational kayaks, paddles and lifejackets will be provided.  Bring a bottle of water, bug spray, flashlight, and dress for the weather.  Registration and pre-payment required.

Upcoming Dates:
July 28 at 8 pm
Aug. 11, 25, and 28 at 7:30 pm
Sept. 8, 15, and 18 at 7:00 pm
Sept. 25 and 29 at 6:30 pm

The Wedding Singer: The Musical Comedy @ Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm

Show Times:  Evening performances begin at 8 p.m. Sunday matinee begins at 2 p.m. Children over the age 5 are welcome.