Top Arkansas Art Exhibits to See This Fall


Looking for a great art exhibit this fall? Arkansas will be hosting numerous exhibitions at some of its prestigious museums and galleries, just in time for colder weather.

We’ve curated some of the most anticipated exhibitions that will be showing during the fall. Whether you’re interested in modern art, or you’re looking for something more traditional, there’s something that will pique your interest at an Arkansas museum near you.

Stop by the Arkansas Arts Center the fall to admire the center’s collection of work from the Annual Delta Exhibition, one of the most prestigious regional art exhibitions in the country. Remixing an early exhibition, Delta through the Decades Deux will also feature new works, nearly all of which were award-winners.

Arkansas Arts Center, Open Aug. 7-Nov.4

Looking for a mind-bending art experience? Check out the Arkansas Arts Center’s Reveal/Conceal, which features over twenty works of art that encourage viewers to delve into the artists’ identities – and their own. Focusing on artists who explore identity, whether they are revealing or concealing it, this exhibition is one that is sure to stimulate visitors.

Arkansas Arts Center, Open Aug. 14-Oct. 28

Learn more about native, indigenous artwork and artists in Crystal Bridges’ innovative Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now exhibit that is opening in October. Revel in the vibrancy of the artwork while also reflecting on the hardships (and joy) that the work depicts.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Open Oct.6-Jan.7

Artist Amy Sherald captured the public’s attention when her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama was unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in 2018. Learn more about this exciting, Baltimore-based artist through Crystal Bridges’ free exhibition, which features a selection of Sherald’s paintings, mainly portraits of African American individuals Sherald has met in her everyday life.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Open Sept.1-Dec. 31

RELATED: Check out Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s full list of 2019 exhibitions.

(Photo courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art)

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