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Foundation's $17.5M Gift to Support Crystal Bridges Exhibition

by NWA Democrat-Gazette on

The Windgate Foundation has contributed $17.5 million to efforts to promote the field of craft at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.... Read full article

Walmart trying out Tech Services Bars

by Serenah McKay on

Walmart has set up Tech Services Bars in the electronics departments of its Elm Springs Road Supercenter in Springdale as well as four in the Dallas area, a Walmart spokeswoman said Monday.... Read full article

Bentonville museums to build parking deck with performance area

by Mary Jordan on

A play area called Convergence and a six-story parking deck with performance space will be built on 4 acres on the southeast side of Crystal Bridges' 120-acre campus and the adjoining western edge of the Amazeum's property.... Read full article

Hunt family donates $5 million to Fayetteville Public Library expansion project

by Stacy Ryburn on

The largest single donation in the Fayetteville Public Library's history came at an opportune time, its executive director said Tuesday.... Read full article

Walmart: Hiring 20,000 for Holidays

by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on

The Bentonville-based retailer said in a news release Tuesday that it made the decision after noting the increase in online shopping over the past six months. Walmart said it expects the trend to continue as people shop for holiday gifts.... Read full article

Walmart to test drones in Northwest Arkansas

by Serenah McKay on

The retailer said Monday it will work with drone delivery firm Zipline to deliver select health and wellness products from a Walmart store near its Bentonville headquarters.... Read full article

Walmart AMP completes $17M expansion

by Alex Golden on

The Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion has completed its $17.2 million expansion. The concert venue hosted a ceremony and tour Thursday morning for press, sponsors and community leaders.... Read full article

$194.7M Walton gift to aid UA in creation of research institute


A $194.7 million gift from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation will establish a new research institute at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville to bring together faculty members from across disciplines. ... Read full article

Benefits With Friends: Boat Bash, gala benefit Sheep Dogs

by Carin Schoppmeyer on

Power on the Bricks and the Big Boat Bash, hosted by Beaver Lake Performance and Powerboat Association, will be July 17 and 18 in downtown Rogers and on Beaver Lake.... Read full article

Artist Kat Wilson inspires covid-19 photographs

by Lara Jo Hightower on

he subject or subjects — as, often, a couple or family is pictured — are photographed in moody, dramatic lighting in their home, office or studio, surrounded by their favorite things, or the tools of their trade, or parts of their hobbies.... Read full article