One weekend only – Celebrate The Dirty South with live concerts, artist talks, and more

Fahamu Pecou, Dobale to Spirit, 2017. Acrylic on canvas. 60 1/4 x 48 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Courtesy Fahamu Pecou © Dr. Fahamu Pecou

Courtesy Studio KAWO/Fahamu Pecou Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary in Bentonville are bringing together hip-hop artists, poets, scholars, and more for a multi-day event to celebrate and explore the themes of the museum’s temporary exhibition The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse. Through artist talks to live music performances (including Run the Jewels and Big Boi at the Momentary on July 16!) and more drop-in experiences, celebrate a century of southern Black culture. Check the weekend lineup of events below.

The Dirty South Weekend Lineup

At the Momentary
Run the Jewels & Big Boi | Saturday, July 16, 8 pm

Run the Jewels (featuring rapper and producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike) and Grammy award-winning artist Big Boi take the stage at the Momentary. This show is standing room only. Get tickets here.

At Crystal Bridges

Events are individually ticketed. Visit the museum’s Dirty South Weekend page to learn more and reserve tickets.