Northwest Arkansas soon to have mobile art studio

Posted: December 30, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Barbara Putman, executive director of the Community Creative Center, speaks Dec. 20 about the soon-to-be-completed mobile pottery studio in her office in Fayetteville. The center team plans to go to schools across the Northwest Arkansas area where students can experience pottery, perhaps for the first time, and other art at no cost to the school. The goal is to serve 500 to 600 people free of charge at schools and nonprofit groups in the first year, Putman said.

FAYETTEVILLE -- The simple idea: Bring the opportunity to create art to people instead of them having to go to the art. Yet the staff at the Creative Community Center in Fayetteville couldn't find any examples of a mobile art studio, so they designed their own.

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