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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

The 2019 American Art Award: Best Gallery of Museum in Arkansas

2018 Best of the Best: Art Gallery

2018 American Art Awards

Best Gallery or Museum in Arkansas (and among the 25 best galleries and museums in America)

April 2017

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum was nominated by The Department of Arkansas Heritage to be part of the Arkansas Register of Historic Places

2016 Best of the Best Finalist

Southwest Times Record

June 2015 – The Culture Trip

The Ultimate Guide to Arkansas’ 10 Best Art Galleries and Museums

2015 GRIT Award Finalist – Attraction Partner of the Year

Presented by the Fort Smith CVB Convention and Visitors Bureau

February 2015 – Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine

Reader’s Choice Award “Favorite Place to Enjoy Art Exhibits”

In the “Reader’s Favorites” issue of Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine, RAM was recognized as reader’s favorite place to enjoy art exhibits. This is an annual people’s choice award determined by votes collected by the magazine.

Fall 2014 – The Idle Class Magazine

Must See Exhibits (James McNeill Whistler and his Legacy)

Click here to read the article from the Fall 2014 issue of Idle Class Magazine.

2014 AIA Gulf States Region Merit Award

On June 27, 2014, the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum received the 2014 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Gulf States Region Merit Award at the Gulf States Regional Reception and Honor Awards during the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago.

Click here to read the press release.

April 2014 – The Culture Trip

The Ultimate Guide to Arkansas’ 10 Best Art Galleries and Museums

February 2014 – Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine

Reader’s Favorite “Best Exhibition” Award

In the “Best Of” issue of Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine, RAM was recognized as the museum in the region with the best exhibition of 2013 for its inaugural show “The Secrets of Mona Lisa.” This is an annual people’s choice award determined by votes collected by the magazine.

ASID Gold award for Commercial: Adaptive Reuse

RAM has been awarded the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Gold award for Commercial: Adaptive Reuse.

Click here to read the article from the January/February 2014 issue of Arkansas At Home (p. 58).

2013 Excellence in Preservation Through Rehabilitation Award

On January 10, 2014, The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum project was chosen by the Historic Preservation Alliance’s  prestigious 2013 Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation Award that was presented at its annual preservation excellence awards and dinner at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.

Click here to read the press release.

January 2013 – AY (About You) Magazine

Top 10 Historic and Cultural Sites in the Region