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Events

Aug
24
Thu
Chihuly: In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:   In the Forest
August 16 – November 13, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges

Over the years Chihuly’s 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 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.

Aug
25
Fri
Fayetteville Roots Festival @ Venues throughout Northwest Arkansas
Aug 25 all-day

Fayetteville Roots Festival is a four-day urban music festival taking place August 24 – 27, 2017. The KUAF MainStage at Fayetteville TownCenter is the center of the festival, there are also multiple stages across Fayetteville including George’s Majestic Lounge, Maxine’s Taproom, Kingfish Dive Bar, Fayetteville Public Library and the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market. Fayetteville Roots Festival’s key components are music, food and community. The festival is a showcase of many of the elements that make Fayetteville a beloved cultural hot spot. The festival’s motto is “A Mountain Town in its Natural State.”

The ‘Roots’ element of the festival is dedicated to showcasing what makes this region of the Ozarks so amazing. Featuring a musical style that is heavily supported, created and somewhat originating in Fayetteville and the Ozarks as a whole. Supporting locally sourced food and restaurants, focusing on locally grown produce, locally raised meats and locally produced products. Elements of community represented at the festival will include local artisans, live art performances, local non-profit organizations and community action groups.

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Frisco Festival @ Downtown Rogers
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day

FRISCO FESTIVAL

August 25th, 3pm-11pm – August 26th, 2017, 11am-11pm

Downtown Rogers Frisco Festival was selected by the readers of Celebrate Arkansas magazine for the “Very Best 2013” as the best Annual Festival. The Frisco Festival has been delighting people from all over for more than two decades and if you’ve never been, you don’t want to miss this fun street festival. It will be held August 25th-26th in Downtown Rogers.

If you would like to be a vendor at the 2017 Frisco Festival follow the link below:

2017 Frisco Festival Vendor Booth Guidelines

2017 Frisco Festival Vendor Application

Volunteer Here!

Chihuly: In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:   In the Forest
August 16 – November 13, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges

Over the years Chihuly’s 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 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
Aug 25 @ 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!