ART & HISTORY
Bentonville, a cultural hotbed, offers a range of high-level art and cultural experiences from world-class art museums such as Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Bentonville Film Festival to the amazing Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra and everything in between.
The Momentary is a new contemporary art space satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opening in downtown Bentonville on February 22, 2020. Situated along the Razorback Regional Greenway near 8th Street Market, we’re transforming a decommissioned 63,000 square-foot cheese factory into a multi-disciplinary space for visual and performing arts, culinary experiences, festivals, and artists-in-residence.
The Scott Family Amazeum features approximately 50,000 square feet of exhibit and learning spaces inside the museum to bring learning to life and enhance family involvement while evoking a sense of curiosity and discovery through hands-on activities.
The Museum of Native American History (MONAH) was first established in a downtown location in 2006 as the Museum of Native American Artifacts.
From sunup, every weekend in Bentonville is filled with liveliness and the bustle of laughter, energy, and amazement as patrons and tourists indulge in the astounding natural scenery, entertainment and culture that Bentonville offers.
The entrepreneurial spark of Bentonville was ignited by businessman and entrepreneur Sam Walton, back in 1962 with the creation of Walmart, the largest worldwide retailer. Bentonville has since been drawing various industry sectors to share in the prospering workforce and community spirit. The creativity and innovation born in Bentonville is among the best that any city has to offer with an assortment of makerspaces and entrepreneurial support systems. The Walmart Museum is located on the downtown Bentonville Square.