a Tour of Crystal Bridges
Tuesday October 3rd through Friday October 6th, 2017

The people who bring you WinterArts, invite you to come along on a tour of Arkansas’ premiere art attraction: Crystal Bridges, with stops at some other cool sights along the way!

Our tour to Crystal Bridges will be take place over a Tuesday through Friday (4 days; 3 nights), with one night in Little Rock, and two nights in Bentonville.

Our stop in Little Rock will include a visit the Arkansas Art Center, the Clinton Presidential Library, and other cultural attractions.

In addition to viewing the Crystal Bridges permanent collection and Frank Lloyd Wright House, our visit will also include ticketed admission to the museum’s presentation of Chihuly Outdoors. You will also enjoy lunch at “11” Crystal Bridge’s award winning restaurant, and have the opportunity to explore more of the museum’s permanent collection, inside, or outdoors (audio tours with headphones are provided).

While in Bentonville, you’ll have time to enjoy the town’s astounding array of restaurants, and shops.

The cost of joining this fun and exciting arts-excursion is only $ 565 per person
(double occupancy; for single room supplement, add $210: $775 per person)

All reservations must be prepaid by September 9th (late reservations and payments received after that date will incur a surcharge of $100 per guest)

The price of the trip includes 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners, and baggage transfers:

Day one - lunch and dinner in Little Rock
Day two - breakfast at hotel; lunch in Rogers AR; Dinner on Bentonville’s Square
Day three - breakfast at hotel; lunch at Crystal Bridges’ award winning restaurant “11” (dinner on one’s own at Bentonville Square)
Day four - breakfast at hotel; lunch in Little Rock (returning to Memphis by 5pm)
Our night in Little Rock will be spent at the Sheraton Four Points Midtown, with the two nights visiting Bentonville at the Hampton Inn, Rogers.

Scroll Down for Full Itinerary.

Tour Fees are non-refundable, unless the trip is cancelled by ArtWorks Foundation.

Trip insurance is available for your protection and peace of mind.    

Some walking, short distances and on slight inclines will be required!

Don’t miss the opportunity to become part of our group. Space is limited.  

All reservations must be prepaid by September 9th (late reservations and payments received after that date will incur a surcharge of $100 per guest).

Thanks for your continued support of ArtWorks Foundation, and our shows such as WinterArts!

Upcoming Tour Date:

Prague, Czech Republic !

May 2018

Watch this space for more information
information or comments: 901-327-4019

ArtWorks Foundation is a 501{c}3 non-profit focused on helping artists grow, in their business and their work, through programs including exhibitions and education initiatives. We also award scholarships for advanced study workshops at schools for Fine-Craft, and are working to establish an endowment to fund Emergency Relief Grants to help area artists resume careers derailed by disasters or catastrophic illness.  

Crystal Bridges Tour Itinerary

Day 1 (Tuesday, October 3)

Leave Memphis 8:45 am Central Departure Site TBA

Arrive Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock 11:45am

Lunch at Canvas restaurant in Art Center / Tour Art Center

Leave for Clinton Museum 2:15pm arrive 2:30pm

(bus to transport luggage to hotel for porter to place in rooms)

Leave for hotel at 4pm (Sheraton Four Points Midtown, University at I-630)

 Leave hotel at 6:15pm for tour of Esse Purse Museum (private viewing)

Dinner 7:30 at South on Main (across street from Esse)

Return to hotel


  Day 2 (Wednesday, October 4)

Breakfast at hotel

Leave Little Rock -  8:45am

Arrive Rogers  - 12:30 pm

Lunch on Roger
s' Square 

Walk about Rogers Square 2pm

(bus to transport luggage to hotel for porter to place in rooms)

Leave for hotel 3:30 (Hampton Inn Rogers)

Dinner on Bentonville Square 7:30

Walkabout Square & visit Walmart Museum

Return to hotel  (10:30pm)


Day 3 (Thursday, October 5)

Breakfast at hotel

Arrive Crystal Brides - 11am

Tour Permanent Collection at leisure

Lunch at museum restaurant “11” – 1:00pm

Tour Chihuly outdoor exhibit 2:00pm

Tour Frank Lloyd Wright House & outdoor collections at leisure (or return to indoor gallery)

Leave for hotel at 5:00pm

Return Bentonville Square for dinner on one’s own 7pm (menus and reservation info provide in advance)

Walkabout Square

Return to hotel 10:30pm


Day 4 (Friday, October 6)

Breakfast at hotel

Return to Memphis - 8:45am

Lunch Little Rock - 1:00pm

Arrive Memphis - 5:00pm   

ArtWorks Foundation stages juried shows featuring the work of Fine-Craft Artists.