Arts  & Culture

Arts & Culture in Fayetteville, AR

Art, Architecture and Nature

Northwest Arkansas is now home to the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum.Visit the museum this year to take a look at an eclectic collection of American art as well as the magnificent architectural beauty of the building and the surrounding grounds

For the Art Aficionado

A Pottery Studio
Join us in exploring one of the oldest and most enjoyable crafts! We offer Classes and Workshops covering all areas of pottery and ceramics. Our workshops are conducted by some of the worlds top potters and artists.
Address: 2002 S. School Phone: 479.521.3171

Performing Arts

The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville brings in artists and entertainers from all over the world to create unique and unforgettable performances. The facility offers diversified programming, a large scale of touring productions, and the variety of arts opportunities are unparalleled anywhere in the state.


Exploring the Arts

First Thursday Fayetteville is a monthly event held in the historic Downtown Fayetteville Square to celebrate original works of art from local artists. On the first Thursday of the month, this outdoor art and live music event transforms the Square into a lively art district where participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to both visual and performing art. Visitors can browse the works of featured local artists as they enjoy the live music from local musicians.

Fayetteville Museums

Arkansas Air Museum
Relive the barnstorming days of early aviation with the Museum's collection of aircraft from the 1920s through the 1940s. See a World War I fighter plane, next to the sleek "Mystery Ship", winner of the 1929 National Air Race and star of two movies. Choose a self-guided tour or arrange for your group to have a guide explain all the exhibits.
Address: 4290 S. School, next to Drake Field
Phone: 479-521-4947

Arkansas Country Doctor Museum
The museum was established to honor the heroic achievements and selfless service of Arkansas country doctors, including the three doctors who lived and worked on the museum premises from 1936-1973. The clinic and private home used by these doctors now house the museum's diverse collections of medical instruments, including an iron lung, a dental chair and equipment from the 1930's. Open Wed-Sat 1:00pm-4:00pm Admission is free.
Address: 109 N. Starr Ave.
Phone: 479-824-4307

Thirst for Knowledge

The Blair Library in Fayetteville was recognized nationally as Library Journal’s Library of the Year in 2005, making it the first library in Arkansas to win the award. In 2011, USA Today named it one of the 10 best places to take a library tour. It is an intellectual hub that provides visitors a fun, convenient and comfortable environment for reading, researching, meeting or just relaxing.

Fayetteville Visitors Bureau

21 South Block Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479-521-5776 local
800-766-4626 toll free
479-521-4731 fax

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