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October Art Overview

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Oct. 1

Painting Class -- Deborah Bird breaks down the process of creating art to students without previous experience, noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 1, Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center in Fayetteville. $75 plus supplies. 439-3894.

“Stratosphere” — A painting by Laurie Foster, is part of Fenix at the Chancellor, a changing selection of Fenix-affiliated artists that will show work...

“Aethiopia Awakening” — Drawings by Robert Pruitt, ends Oct. 13, Windgate Gallery, 535 N. Waldron Road on the campus of the University of Arkansas For...

Gallery Conversation -- "Monarch Migration," with horticulturalist Cody George, 1 p.m. Oct. 1, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Free. All ages. 657-2335.

Drop-In Artmaking -- 1-4 p.m. Oct. 1, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. All ages. 657-2335.

Oct. 2

Special Exhibition Tour -- For "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing," 1 p.m. Oct. 2, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. 657-2335.

Oct. 3

Figure Drawing -- Learn the basics of drawing the human figure with a live model from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday through Nov. 7, Community Creative Center, Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $170. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Oct. 4

Curator Conversation -- Dylan Turk and Cynthia Nourse Thompson on James Turrell, 6 p.m. Oct. 4, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Oct. 5

Art Opening -- For William Mayes Flanagan Retrospective, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, Stage 18, 18 E. Center St. in Fayetteville, with music by Kelly Mulhollan and performance artist Cynthia Post Hunt. stage18live.com or info@stage18live.com.

Art Opening -- For Leon Niehues's exhibition "Baskets: Beyond Function" and photographer Jay McDonald's "Botanicals: Up Close and Personal," 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, Art Ventures Gallery, 101 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. 871-2722 or artventuresnwa.org.

Art Opening -- For Momoyo Torimitsu's "Somehow, I Don't Feel Comfortable," 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free for members; $5 nonmembers. fsram.org.

Art Opening -- For "Charting Terrain: A confluence of light and form," 5 p.m. Oct. 5, Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Through Dec. 23. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

Film Series -- Hollywood Jazz: "The Benny Goodman Story," 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Oct. 6

Performance Lab -- "Memoirs of a...Unicorn" by Marjani Forte, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Oct. 7

Art on the Creeks -- With more than 80 artists, live music, beer, wine and food trucks, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 7, Village on the Creeks in Rogers. Free. stacyspanglerart@gmail.com.

Gallery Conversation -- Neon Art with artist Brian Bailey, 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. 657-2335.

Oct. 8

Family Sunday -- Art for All, with a focus on inclusion, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 8, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. 657-2335.

Art Reception -- For Kay Aclin, Sandy Marson and Barbara Cornett, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 8, Center for Art and Education, 104 N. 13th St. in Van Buren. 474-7767 or art-ed.org.

Be Bold! -- With acrylics and mixed media by Karen Ahuja, through Nov. 30, Bolder Coffee, 4200 W. Green Acres Road in Rogers. 621-6300 or Karenahuja.com.

Oct. 11

Studio Studies Series -- Fall Watercolor Plein Air Series, 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. $100. 657-2335.

Art Buzz -- Jazz & Stuart Davis, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. $55. 657-2335.

Oct. 12

Family Holiday Workshop -- Pinch pot pumpkins, 6-8 p.m., Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. $20. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Film Series -- Hollywood Jazz: "Lady Sings the Blues," 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Oct. 13

Girls Night Out -- Create one-of-a-kind glass pendants, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. $45. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Spotlight Talk -- Robert Rubin on the Fly's Eye Dome, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Oct. 14

Date Night -- Ghost Pottery wheel workshop, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14, Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. $80 per couple. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Super Saturdays! --Create spooky monsters in this Halloween Creatures Workshop, 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 14, Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 6 and older. $25. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Oct. 17

Intro to Clay -- Sculpting a clay mug, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. $35. 571-2706 or communitycreativecenter.org.

Oct. 18

Wednesday Over Water -- Oktoberfest, 6 p.m. Oct. 18, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. $40. 657-2335.

Oct. 21

William Mayes Flanagan Celebration -- Featuring Susan Shore and Michael Cockram, Clarke Buehling, Emily Kaitz, Sloan Davis and more plus songs and poems written about Flanagan over the years, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 21, Stage 18 in Fayetteville. Suggested admission of $5. stage18live.com or info@stage18live.com.

Oct. 22

Adult Workshop -- Cut, Layer, Collage, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 22, Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. $55. 657-2335.

Oct. 23-26

Watermedia Workshop -- Presented by the Artists of Northwest Arkansas with Kathleen Conover, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. $475 for members, $525 for nonmembers. 864-680-7040 email garyj357@yahoo.com.

Oct. 26

5x5 Soiree -- The 15th annual silent auction of nearly 300 5- by 5-inch works by area artists with wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, 5:55-7:55 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $15; bidding starts at $25. 751-5441 or artscenteroftheozarks.org.

The Great Reveal -- Stuart Davis, From the Archives, 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

All month

"In Full Swing" -- Artist Stuart Davis captures the cool in this special exhibition of more than 80 paintings and drawings that prove he is an american original, through Jan. 1, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Free for members and ages 18 and younger. crystalbridges.org/exhibitions/stuart-davis-in-full-swing.

Pop-Up Art -- "Voyage in Visual Metaphors: From NYC to NWA" by Andrew Markus Bell, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 7, Local Color Gallery, 275 S. Archibald Yell; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 9 at Supernova Tattoo on North Block Ave.; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7, Life Source, 600 S. School Ave.; 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 11 at Backspace, 541 W. Meadow St.; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 12, Flying Burrito on Dickson Street; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 13, Train Bank of Fayetteville; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20, UARK Ballroom; noon-4 p.m. Oct. 22, Terra Studios; all in Fayetteville, and 6-9 p.m. Oct. 27, Rogers Experimental House, 121 W. Walnut St. in Rogers. Sponsored by Compassion Fayetteville with 40 percent of all funds raised benefiting organizations serving children and families. 841-5204, compassionfayetteville.org.

Fenix at the Chancellor Hotel -- A changing selection of Fenix-affiliated artists will show work in the lobby, lounge and hallways of The Chancellor Hotel, 70 N. East Ave. in Fayetteville. Free. 442-5555.

"Chihuly: In The Forest" -- Exhibition by the American artist Dale Chihuly, through Nov. 13, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. $10. crystalbridges.org.

Storet, Brandt, Schneider and Knudsen -- A rotating exhibition by Joelle Storet, Les Brandt, Steven Schneider and Tania Knudsen, through mid-November, Bentonville branch of the First National Bank of Northwest Arkansas, 402 S. W. A St. in Bentonville. Zeek Taylor is the curator. 321-5220.

-- Deb Harvell

dharvell@nwadg.com

NAN What's Up on 09/29/2017

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