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Fashion joins the parade of art for fall

Posted: August 26, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Coffee & Art -- Works by Bella Vistan Susan J. Byrd, who creates reclaimed art, takes nature photographs and studies the Japanese textile called shifu, through Sept. 15 at the new Java Dude's Coffee House space at the Artist Retreat Center in Bella Vista. Free. Email saraleecheesecake@yahoo.com.
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Coffee & Art -- Works by Bella Vistan Susan J. Byrd, who creates reclaimed art, takes nature photographs and studies the Japanese textile called shifu, through Sept. 15 at the new Java Dude's Coffee House space at the Artist Retreat Center in Bella Vista. Free. Email saraleecheesecake@yahoo.com.

Sept. 1

Light Night -- An illuminated wonderland of creativity, lights, music and dance around Leo Villareal's "Buckyball," 8-11 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Free. 6857-2335.

Cast Glass & Stone -- A new body of work by Salt Lake City artist Weston Lambert, opens Sept. 1 at Zarks in Eureka Springs. 253-2626.

Coffee & Art -- Works by Bella Vistan Susan J. Byrd, who creates reclaimed art, takes nature photographs and studies the Japanese textile called shifu, through Sept. 15 at the new Java Dude's Coffee House space at the Artist Retreat Center in Bella Vista. Free. Email saraleecheesecake@yahoo.com.

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Sept. 1-3

Prairie Grove Clothesline Fair -- An annual display of handmade arts and crafts, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1 & 2; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 3, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park west of Fayetteville. Admission is free; there is a cost for parking. Hosted by the Arts Center of the Ozarks. 751-5441.

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Sept. 2

Drop-In Artmaking -- 1-4 p.m. every Saturday & Sunday, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

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Sept. 3

"The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art" -- Bringing together more than 30 of O'Keeffe's paintings, plus the work of 20 emerging artists focusing on similar themes, ends Sept. 3, Crystal Bridges Museum. $10. 657-2335.

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Sept. 6

Artist's Reception -- For American modern master David Hayes, whose monumental outdoor sculptures contemplate the relationship between a work of art and the environment it occupies and show the influence of friend Alexander Calder, 5-7 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. $10. Exhibit open through Jan. 27. 784-2787.

Artists' Reception -- For "Can't Have One Without the Other," featuring works by artists Sabine Schmidt, Dale Heath and Adrienne Callander, 5-9 p.m., Stage Eighteen in Fayetteville. Free. Exhibit through Sept. 30. Email art@stage18live.com.

Artists' Reception -- For "Beauty of Pastels," artworks by members of the Ozark Pastel Society, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Alma Performing Arts Center. Free. Artworks on show through Sept. 26. Email angellight7777@yahoo.com.

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Sept. 7

Spotlight Talk -- With artist Amy Sherald, celebrating the opening of the focus exhibition "Amy Sherald," 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Sherald is the artist behind the commissioned portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama. Free. 657-2335.

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Sept. 9

CR(EAT)E -- Art Inspires Cuisine, an evening of food, education, and entertainment focused on the intrinsic intersection between art and cuisine, 6:30-9 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $105. 657-2335.

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Sept. 11

"We're Here" -- An LGBTQ group show, ends Sept. 11, Brews in Eureka Springs. Email johnrankine69@gmail.com.

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Sept. 12

Distinguished Speaker Series -- With Jeffrey Seller, lead producer of the Broadway musical "Hamilton," 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $15. 657-2335.

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Sept. 14-16

Ozark Mountain Artists Fall Tour -- Now in its 12th year with eight locations around Newton County, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14-15, noon-5 p.m. Sept. 16. Maps available by emailing mwinnatart@yahoo.com or call 870-715-7182.

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Sept 15

Beyond The Streets -- An immersive fashion and music event, debuting the apparel collection of artist Tigersasha in collaboration with Rock City Kicks and BLK MKT ARK, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., North Block Avenue in Fayetteville. $5-$30. beyondthestreetsnwa.com.

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Sept. 16

Discover the Grounds Workshop -- Creating moss terrariums with Annie Martin, 1-3 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $30. 657-2335.

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Sept. 19

Prehistoric Indian Pottery -- With Ann Early, state archaeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, noon, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in downtown Springdale. Free. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

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Sept. 20

Gallery Conversation -- With curator Lauren Haynes on the Amy Sherald exhibition, 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

DISH -- With Denise Firmin Garner, 6 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $50. 657-2335.

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Sept. 20-22

Fashion Week -- With shows at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 20-22 at Drake Field in south Fayetteville. nwafw.com.

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Sept. 22

National Arts Networking Event -- Including a facility tour & a meet-and-greet focused on ACNMWA programs that benefit Arkansas women artists, 10 a.m.-noon, Brightwater in Bentonville. Hosted by the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Tickets are free at www.facebook.com/ASC.NMWA/

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Sept. 29

Art on the Creeks -- With 80-plus artists, live music, food trucks, wine/beer and activities for the entire family, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Village on the Creeks, 5309 Village Parkway in Rogers. Free. Call Tania Knudsen at Studio 7 at 659-1289.

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All Month

OZFOLK Clay Makerspace -- A fully functional clay studio, new at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $30 plus clay and firing. 634-3791.

Artist Cooperative -- With works by more than 26 local artists, Heartwood Gallery in Fayetteville. Open Wednesday-Sunday. 444-0888.

September Art Show -- With works by Red Star, K.P. Kannett, Linda Kearbey, Jacque Morris, Charlotte Ray, Marlene Samuel, Karl Killian, Matt Courtney, Ed Laningham and MA Long, Tuesday-Saturday through September, White Lotus in Fayetteville. 582-4806.

"Assemblages" -- Artworks by Dunham Aurelius, through Sept. 27, Windgate Art & Design Gallery at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Hosted by the Chancellor's Coalition for the Visual Arts. Email ccva@uafs.edu.

"Memories Series" -- A solo exhibition by Mitchell Crisp, through Sept. 30, Bolder Coffee in Rogers. 621-6300.

"Nashville Nights" -- New works by Eddie Love, through Sept. 30, Crabby's Seafood Bar & Grill in Rogers. 273-0222.

Arkansas Photographs -- By Donna Highfill, on show through September, Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville. Email dhighfill@gmail.com

"Wishful Misgivings" -- Artist Kevin Arnold's vivid statements on the "unrestrained flow of media that we allow into our personal space at every turn at every minute of the day," through Sept. 30, Fenix Fayetteville, 16 W. Center St. Free. Email fenixfayettevilleart@gmail.com.

"The Bleak and the Burgeoning" -- Works by Amber Cowan, Maysey Craddock, Leonardo Drew, Lauren Fensterstock and Judy Pfaff, through Oct. 7, Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free. waltonartscenter.org.

Bank Art -- A group exhibition featuring works by Celestine Eichler, Larry Mansker, Cory Corbett and Amy Eichler, through October, First National Bank of NWA, 402 S.W. "A" St. in the Bentonville Arts District. Interior exhibition may be viewed during business hours while the window galleries are available for viewing 24 hours every day. Contact the bank's art director Zeek Taylor at zeek.taylor@cox.com.

Fenix at the Chancellor -- With featured artists Steven Schneider, Matt Miller, Jonathon Suit, Christina Mariotti, Stacy Piker, Ann Edmondson, Robin Miller Bookhout, Laurie Foster, Macy Burr, Chris Weaver & Cindy Arsaga, through Oct. 31, Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville. Email fenixfayettevilleart@gmail.com.

"Pop Geometry" -- By California artist Todd Gray, addressing the history of pop art by using imagery taken from the work of such artists as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, through Nov. 18, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. 784-2787.

"Outside the Pale" -- The architecture of Fay Jones, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through December, Bella Vista Historical Museum. Free. 855-5816.

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Call for Artists

5x5 Deadline -- Artists should turn in their canvases for the annual 5x5 Soiree at the Arts Center of the Ozarks by Septy. 21. Exhibition Oct. 2-26; event Oct. 26. 751-5441.

Holiday Gift Market -- Presented by the Community Creative Center, open during WAC performances Nov. 23-Dec. 16 in the Walton Art Center's McBride Studio. Artists may apply at communitycreativecenter.org.

-- Becca Martin-Brown

bmartin@nwadg.com

Artists' Reception -- For "Beauty of Pastels," artworks by members of the Ozark Pastel Society, including Lisa Orton, whose work is pictured, 5:30-7:3...

Arkansas Photographs -- By Donna Highfill, on show through September, Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville. Email dheighfill@gmail.com

Art on the Creeks -- With 80-plus artists, including works by Zeek Taylor (pictured), live music, food trucks, wine/beer and activities for the entire...

Artist's Reception -- For American modern master David Hayes, whose monumental outdoor sculptures contemplate the relationship between a work of art a...

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