Bentonville art is booming! In fact, it has become a mecca for artists of every genre. Everywhere you look, you’ll be treated to a display of some kind of art. The buildings have become canvases, the parks and green spaces have become platforms for world-class sculptures and the theaters and stages are alive with performances.

Bentonville encourages and supports art in all its forms, and visitors from all walks of life appreciate the fantastic array of art that is readily available throughout the city.

21c Museum Hotel 

Offers superior accommodations as well as a rotating array of exciting art exhibits. Whether you’re a guest of the hotel or not, you’re welcome to come in to see the art.

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21c Hotel – Image courtesy Arkansas Tourism

Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange

Known as CACHE Studios in Bentonville, it’s a collaborative shared and artist residency space that recognizes and helps develop emerging as well as established Northwest AR artists.

Art on the Square 

102 E Central Ave, Bentonville, AR

With artist Matt Cobern heading it up, Art on the Square is a collective of 15 artists working in various mediums including painting, sculpting and glass. Visit soon, as this is a great way to see beautiful art and have the opportunity to support some of our local artists at the same time. They will pack and ship anywhere.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

A stunningly beautiful, billion dollar plus, art museum spanning five centuries. You’ll see art like Rosie the Riveter by Norman Rockwell and Kindred Spirits by Asher B. Durand. A not-to-be-missed attraction, the permanent collection is free.

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FNBNWA

The Bentonville Branch of the First National Bank of NWA has one of the hottest art galleries around.  Yes, inside of a bank!  They offer quarterly exhibitions that include paintings and sculptures from local artist.  

Some work may be viewed twenty-four hours each day through the bank’s storefront windows. Additional work may be seen during working hours in the bank’s interior.  Art can be purchased.  The bank is located at 402 SW A Street, Bentonville, AR. 

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Image courtesy of Dan Stark

The Momentary

The Momentary is a sister museum to Crystal Bridges, but features contemporary art from artists of today. The exhibits are ever changing, and you may walk through at your leisure free of charge. Its rooftop bar is an evening hotspot for locals and visitors, and it gives you a spectacular view of the city.

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Museum of Native American History

MONAH is one of the finest museums of native American art, artifacts and relics dating back 14,000 years, and including the Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian, Historic and Pre Columbian time periods. Great spot to take the kids for a glimpse of the history of the Americas.

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Public Art

Keep your eyes peeled to see all the public sculptures, murals and signage located throughout the city. See how many different pieces of art you can find as you explore the area. Check out sides of buildings, walls, trail entrances, intersections and open spaces.

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Image courtesy Samuel Hale

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