Fayetteville hosts community event to shape future of arts and culture

A mural under the historic Lafayette Street bridge that was painted by a group of University of Arkansas graphic design students is shown in this photo from Dec. 1, 2022. (Flyer photo/Todd Gill)

Fayetteville residents are invited to join a community conversation about the future of arts and culture in the city on Wednesday, July 17.

The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. at the Fayetteville Town Center, located at 15 W. Mountain St.

Participants will engage in roundtable discussions to share their perspectives and ideas, contributing to the development of a comprehensive arts and culture plan for Fayetteville, according to a news release.

“We are committed to nurturing and enhancing the vibrant arts and culture scene in Fayetteville,” said Joanna Sheehan Bell, the city’s director of arts and culture. “We need the community’s input to ensure the plan does that, and we’re planning an exciting event to get that help – come expecting some artful engagement and creative interactions.”

RSVPs are encouraged but not required. For more information or to RSVP, email Bell at [email protected].