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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

John Bell Exhibit - Original Paintings

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018
Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Fort Smith Regional Art Museum (RAM) 1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Sm

Two hundred years in the making, 2018 will mark the bicentennial of one of the oldest cities in the country, Fort Smith, AR. To help celebrate this historic event, RAM has organized an exhibition by Fort Smith legend and native, John Bell, Jr. (1937-2013).

Bell was an acclaimed American painter and sculptor whose career spanned nearly fifty years. His memories and influences of western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma are the topics reflected in most of his works. Bell had a keen appreciation for the beauty of our state and the character of its people.

This dynamic exhibit will showcase works by John Bell, Jr. that reside in private collections across our region, brought together to honor this truly unique artist and his works, that literally painted our local history.

Hours:
Friday 11AM–6PM
Saturday 11AM–6PM
Sunday 1–5PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11AM–6PM
Wednesday 11AM–6PM
Thursday 11AM–6PM

My Bloody Valentine: Special Effects Makeup Workshop for Teens

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 3201 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72903

Love bites... and so do monsters! Learn the basics of applying "special effects" makeup to create your own Bloody Valentine look! Local makeup artists will lead this free teen workshop. Registration is required and spots are limited. Please sign up in the Youth Services department at the Main Library. All supplies are provided. Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome.

For more information, please call the Main Library at (479)783-0229