The Art of The Unexpected
Mural festival expands in second year
Posted: September 2, 2016 at 1 a.m.
Fort Smith may be the second largest city in Arkansas, but with less than 100,000 people, it still probably isn't the first or second or third city in the state where you would expect to find a major art movement happening. That's exactly why when community members created a street mural festival last year, they called it The Unexpected. Seven international street artists converged on the city to simultaneously create larger-than-life murals across downtown. Now in its second year, the festival is expanding its borders and its mediums.
The Unexpected Festival
WHEN — Through Sept. 11
WHERE — Around downtown Fort Smith; Center Street & College Avenue in Fayetteville
COST — Free
INFO — 646downtown.com
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