Landmark Lessons: Through the Art of John Bell, Jr.

Landmark Lessons: Through the Art of John Bell, Jr. image

Event Details

Dates: 4/24/2022
Times: 2 PM - 3 PM
Price: FREE
Venue: Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
1601 Rogers Ave Fort Smith, AR 72901
Contact: 479-784-2787


John Bell, Jr.’s iconic paintings of historic Fort Smith are worth a thousand words, or however many fill it takes to fill an entire history book! Join us at RAM as we peer a little closer and hear historical perspectives of the buildings and scenes Bell documented with his paintbrush. Local historians and representatives of landmarks will share entertaining details of the “who, how, and what” of these pillars of the city’s historic charm.

April 24th: The Marshal Series of four paintings with speakers Cody Faber and Bill Black

May 15th: The Garrison Avenue Bridge (The Hayride, After the Parade) with Al Whitson

June 26th: Fort Smith Churches with church representatives

Sept. 25th: Early Industries: Miss Laura’s Social Club and Weldon, Williams and Lick, with Timothy Peterson and Amy Jones and Captilles Vick

Oct. 23th Garrison Avenue: seven paintings with speaker Chuck Girard

FREE - Registration not Required

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