Third Thursday // Painting with Brandon Bullette

December 20th, 2018

@Black Apple Crossing

Have you ever wanted to discover your creative side AND exhibit your work in a public space? Discover the art of socializing at Black Apple Crossing Thursday, December 20th 6:30-8pm. Sign-up today to re-create a featured painting lead by muralist & Art … View this event »


First Thursday Opening Reception: Art for the Holidays

December 6th, 2018

@AV Gallery

December 6th, 5-8pm There are wonderful, accessible originals by fabulous regional established and emerging artists at Art Ventures Gallery in the Art for the Holidays exhibition and sale. Art for Everyone! Artworks By: Karen Ahuja • Brian Bailey • Jaasiel Barrientos • … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk

December 2nd, 2018

@AV Gallery

Dec. 2nd, 1-3pm @ Art Ventures Gallery on the Square Art Ventures Gallery invites you to our Sunday Salon Artist Talk where exhibiting artists Brandon Bullette, Amy Eichler, Gary Johnson, Denice Nicholson, Barry Thomas & Craig Underwood lead an open forum discussion … View this event »


Lee Ann Dodson Reception

December 1st, 2018

@Art Emporium Gallery

Lee Ann Dodson Reception Dec. 1st, 2-6pm @ Art Emporium Gallery Nature is the element in which I am most nurtured and healed. The basic elements of nature are the stuff of which we are made. Patterns repeat at a micro and … View this event »


November Opening Reception // Second Friday

November 9th, 2018

@AV* Gallery

Join us for our November opening reception on Friday,  November 9, 2018 5-8pm. This event is free and open to the public. All artists will be available for a meet and greet reception.  November brings multiple exciting exhibits to Art Ventures. Painter … View this event »


October First Thursday

October 4th, 2018

@AV* Gallery

Join us on October 4th from 5-8pm as we introduce our October Exhibitions: “But You Don’t Look Indian…” – Bobby C. Martin & “Borders & Boundaries: The Blurred Edges of Decolonization” Curated by Bobby C. Martin & Robert Peters Location: Art Ventures … View this event »


First Thursday September

September 6th, 2018

@AV*Gallery
Art Meripol

Join us on First Thursday as we introduce the 24th Annual ANA Regional Exhibition of works by over 40 regional artists based in Northwest Arkansas, Southwest Missouri and Oklahoma. Meet Art Meripol whose photographs of the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market, 1974 are on … View this event »


Outsider Art: The Marsha Scott Collection

August 21st, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

View this exuberant collection as expert collector Marsha Scott shares stories of these visionary artists. Tuesday August 21 | 6 PM | Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by clicking here. This event will offer a complimentary bar and is open … View this event »


First Thursday August: Outside In & Art Meripol Photographs

August 2nd, 2018

@AV*Gallery
Eloa Jane

Opening Reception: First Thursday, 5-8pm Join us for Art Ventures’ August, 2018 exhibition featuring Marsha Scott’s incredible collection of Outsider Art by Mose T, Annie Lucas, Preacherman and many others who define Outsider Art vernacular. Contemporary artists, Cheri Bohn, Tom Flynn, Linda … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk: Equality Backlash

July 29th, 2018

@AV*Gallery

1pm – 3pm Art Ventures invites you to our Sunday Salon Artist Talk, July 29th, 1-3pm featuring the artists of our July 2018 ” Equality Backlash: The Artist’s Eye for Social and Political Crises” Exhibition. Meet the artists and hear the stories … View this event »


Artist Reception for Karen Ahuja & Kathleen Siegfried

July 26th, 2018

@Today's Bank, 2971 N College Avenue (at Dickson), Fayetteville, AR 72703

4pm – 6pm TODAYS BANK 2971 N College Avenue (at Dickson) – Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479)445-6936 or the Gallery (479)871-2722 Karen Ahuja believes, “We are born with the ability to build, communicate and impact our world. I interpret the world around me … View this event »


Artist Reception for Photographer Heather Chilson

July 21st, 2018

@Today's Bank, 5178 W Sunset Ave, Springdale, AR 72762

10am – 12pm TODAYS BANK 5178 W Sunset Ave, Springdale, AR 72762 (479)751-9260 or the Gallery (479)871-2722 Heather Chilson combs the Arkansas landscape to find scenes that reflect the passage of time. She says, “… I spend time in front of a … View this event »


First Thursday July: Equality Backlash

July 5th, 2018

@AV*Gallery

Opening Reception: First Thursday, July 5th, 2018 – 5 – 8pm @Art Ventures The July 2018 exhibition at Art Ventures Gallery features responses by artists to the effects of current social and political crises that marginalize and terrorize people and communities in … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk: Kinetic Oils, Propulsive Watercolor, Street Art in Amman

June 24th, 2018

@AV*Gallery

1pm — 3pm Featuring KINETIC Still Life Oils, PROPULSIVE Watercolor Illustrations & STREET ART IN AMMAN – From Illegal to Funded Please join us at this popular event where we mingle and talk with artists about what they create. Help us grow … View this event »


First Thursday June: Kinetic, Propulsive & Ionized

June 7th, 2018

@AV*Gallery
Mohammed (Moh'd) Bilbeisi Exhibits at the Art Ventures Gallery June 2018

Opening Reception: First Thursday, June 7th, 2018 – 5 – 8pm @Art Ventures Join us for the opening reception of Art Ventures’ June, 2018 exhibition featuring the dynamic still-life paintings of Donna Phipps Stout, the driving marks of Moh’d Bilbeisi’s watercolors and … View this event »


First Thursday May: Under Pressure Exhibition Opening Reception

May 3rd, 2018

@AV*Gallery

Opening Reception: First Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 – 5-8PM@Art Ventures The saying goes that a life well lived is Under Pressure from the universe to find the meaning of our existence. Linda Vredeveld, Melissa Wilkinson, Rebecca LaTourette, Joelle Storet, and Kai Drachenberg … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk: Journeys & Imprints Exhibition Artists

April 22nd, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

Sunday Salon Artist Talk · April 22, 2018 · 1pm – 3pm · Art Ventures Gallery Art Ventures Gallery invites you to our monthly Sunday Salon Artist Talk where our April exhibiting artists Karolyn Farrell, Cheryl Kellar, Jocelyn Knight, and first-time collaborating … View this event »


First Thursday April: Journeys and Imprints Exhibition Opening Reception

April 5th, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

Thursday, April 5th, 2018. 5 – 8PM Art Ventures is pleased to present artists, Emma Steinkraus, Jocelyn Knight, Cheryl Kellar, Nathan Duncan, Karolyn Farrell, Jay McDonald and Carol Hart. Art Ventures NWA brings to Northwest Arkansas its April 2018 exhibition, Journeys and Imprints, … View this event »


Richard Yada talks about Rohwer Internment Camp

March 28th, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

Art Ventures presents a talk with Richard Hiroyuki Yada who was born in the Rohwer Arkansas Japanese American internment camp that was located in the same town where John L Newman was born and that is the subject of much of John’s … View this event »


First Thursday March: John L. Newman’s Visual Stories of Shared Experiences Inspires Children’s Exhibit

March 1st, 2018

@*AV Gallery

  John L. Newman’s retrospective, Visual Stories of Shared Experiences is held over through March and includes additional works. Sharon Killian, president of Art Ventures NWA says, “Newman’s remarkable work carries salient stories about the American experience for African Americans, Japanese Americans … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk

February 18th, 2018

@AV*Gallery

Art Ventures Sunday Salon Artist Talk February 18, 2018. 1 – 3PM with John L. Newman John L Newman says, I consider myself an artist whose work is a commentary on social issues and social circumstances…I have attempted in my work to … View this event »


First Thursday February 1st

February 1st, 2018

@*AV Gallery

Art Ventures NWA celebrates Black History with a retrospective exhibition of John L Newman’s art. Newman has had a far-reaching impact on the many students he taught and mentored from 1991 until retirement from the University of Arkansas in 2013. One of the … View this event »

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Sunday Salon with John C. Womack, Heather Eman Chilson and Andy C. Baugus

January 21st, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

JOHN CALVIN WOMACK John is a native of Springdale, Arkansas where he graduated from Springdale High School in 1968. He has degrees in art and architecture from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville (1973) and a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Oklahoma … View this event »


Return to Roots – Paintings, Photographs & Nature’s Design First Thursday Opening Reception

January 4th, 2018

5-8pm @ the Art Ventures Gallery John Womack returns to his roots in Northwest Arkansas as a painter after a long career as a professor of architecture, a practicing architect and student and protégé of E Fay Jones. This exhibition, Return to … View this event »

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Figure Drawing Sessions

January 21st, 2018 - April 29th, 2018

@*AV Gallery

Art Ventures NWA begins figure drawing weekly Art Groups with live models at the Gallery, 101 W Mountain in Fayetteville. Whether you are experienced or a novice, come enjoy these weekly gatherings in the main gallery to draw or paint an experienced … View this event »


Portrait Painting Sessions

January 19th, 2018 - April 27th, 2018

@*AV Gallery

Art Ventures NWA begins portrait painting weekly Art Groups with live models at the Gallery, 101 W Mountain in Fayetteville. Whether you are experienced or a novice, come enjoy these weekly gatherings in the main gallery to draw or paint an experienced … View this event »


Sunday Salon Artist Talk: Nature: Beauty and Power

November 19th, 2017

November 19th, 2017 1-3PM Art Ventures invites you to our November Sunday Salon Artist Talk, Nature: Beauty & Power. Please join us as featured artists, Lee Ann Dodson and Kathleen Siegfried, discuss their work and answer questions about their process. All are welcome … View this event »

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4Relief: Project Based Learning with Root Elementary

November 1st, 2017 - November 30th, 2017

Project Based Learning is defined as learning by finding a real world problem, creating a solution and presenting that solution to the public. Art Ventures is honored to present solutions to real world issues through the efforts of young people in our … View this event »

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Illinois River Salon

November 1st, 2017 - November 30th, 2017

The Illinois River Salon is a juried event featuring artwork celebrating the beautiful Illinois River Watershed of Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma. The Salon is a program of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership which seeks to improve and presence the water quality in … View this event »

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