Did you know that Eureka Springs is one of the top 25 art destinations in the US? We are indeed a vibrant art community. To celebrate the many artists that live and work here, May is a month-long festival and celebration of the bountiful creativity of our community. For this post, we are selecting one Saturday in May to highlight: May 11. But remember, all May events are taking place. See the Eureka Festival of the Arts website for more information.
Art Gallery Stroll
6 – 9 p.m. Art galleries throughout downtown Eureka Springs host this monthly event (every second Saturday from April to December and every Saturday in May) to encourage after dinner visitors to enjoy the evening air and take in some inspiration from local artists. Partake in special shows and artist receptions.
Artist Reception at Eureka Thyme
Eureka Thyme gallery (19 Spring St.) offers local art and fine crafts. On Saturday May 11, Eureka Thyme will host an artist reception for Carol Dickie. Meet Carol and see her lovely landscape paintings from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m.
Artist Reception at Jewel Box
2 – 5; 6:30 – 9 p.m. The Jewel Box Gallery (40 Spring St.) will host artist Johnny Ray as he demonstrates his painting skills. Ray’s work is known for crisp details, strong colors and realism. Subjects include architecture, wildlife and fire fighting scenes.
Artist Reception at ARTifacts
6 – 9 p.m. ARTifacts Gallery (37 Spring St) hosts contemporary artist Jim Nelson.
Village Craft Show
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Craft show at Pine Mountain Village (2075 East Van Buren). See a variety of local and regional crafts and art.
Weekend Getaway to Eureka Springs
If you’ve been looking for somewhere to spend the weekend, search no further than the Arsenic and Old Lace Bed and Breakfast in Eureka Springs. We have a several getaway packages that are both romantic and luxurious. Let us help you plan a perfect getaway – so all you need to do is show up and enjoy yourself!