Arts & Culture
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Our Visitor Center, "Miss Laura's Social Club," is located inside of Fort Smith's historic downtown area and sits alongside the Arkansas River. Out of seven "row houses" that lined Fort Smith's Old West red light district, Miss Laura's is the only ho…
401 North 6th Street
Each season consists of six full-run productions. Each is assigned approximately four rehearsal weeks before providing a minimum of eight performances over two weeks. To obtain proper theatrical licensing, each season is set by the Board of Directo…
301 Parker Avenue
At Fort Smith National Historic Site you can walk where Mexican War & Civil War soldiers drilled, pause along the Trail of Tears, and stand where justice was served to some of the most vile outlaws of The Wild West. The park includes: Belle Point (Si…
15 North 2 Street
The skilled faculty and students worked together to transform this vintage bus located inside the gates of the unique pocket park known as The Park at West End during The Unexpected project in 2017.
101 N 2nd St
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8300 Wells Lake Road
The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center sits on 170 acres of land in Fort Smith that were previously part of Fort Chaffee. The building overlooks Wells Lake, a popular local fishing and picnicking destination! Built in the fertile Arka…
6700 McKennon Blvd.
In September 2002, the Fort Smith Air Museum relocated to the new Fort Smith Regional Airport Terminal when it was completed. There are now sixty-four display cases honoring pioneer and military aviators from western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. Th…
505 Rogers Avenue
Belgium artist ROA is known for painting monochrome animals, typically painting rodents native to the area he is painting. Roa installed “The Mole” in his trademark black and white style during the The Unexpected's inaugural mural festival in 2015. …
100 South 4th Street
The museum offers a collection of railcars that includes the Frisco 4003 Steam Locomotive and a working 1926 electric Birney Streetcar, which takes passengers on a 3/4 mile tour down a stretch of track between historic Garrison Avenue and the Nationa…
470288 Highway 101
Sequoyah built this one-room log cabin in 1829 shortly after moving to Oklahoma; he was originally from Tennessee and born around 1778. Despite having a bad leg, he became known as a skilled blacksmith, silversmith and artist. In 1809 he began exper…