All eyes are on Northwest Arkansas as it gains national attention for its arts and culture scene.

In Bentonville you’ll find Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The museum’s permanent collection includes pieces from Georgia O’Keeffe, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol.

Crystal Bridges

Dolly Parton by Andy Warhol Crystal Bridges

Nearby, kids will love the Scott Family Amazeum, featuring 50,000 square feet of learning fun.


A can’t-miss event is the annual Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by actress Geena Davis.

BFF Photography Team
Bentonville Film Festival

While you’re in town, stay at 21c Museum Hotel, one of the top 15 city hotels in the U.S. according to Travel + Leisure.

21c Hotel

In Rogers, catch a concert at the outdoor Walmart AMP, which has welcomed acts like Darius Rucker, Dave Matthews and KISS.

Walmart AMP

The Walton Arts Center, a renowned performing arts venue in Fayetteville, recently underwent a major renovation and the results alone are worth a visit.

Walton Arts Center

Each year, The Unexpected festival colors Fort Smith with incredible urban art and beautiful murals. Eureka Springs is an eclectic, artsy town.

Unexpected mural

Visit the darling shops and art galleries in Eureka Springs’ picturesque downtown.

Eureka Springs