Open Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm || Sun: 1pm-5pm | 1601 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR

Where the spirit of art unites us.

Fort Smith Regional Art Museum

To foster art appreciation in the community through diverse exhibitions, educational programming, dynamic events, and cultural partnerships.

RAM facilitates nationally and internationally recognized traveling exhibitions and rotating exhibits of works by local and regional artists. In addition to ongoing exhibitions the museum offers classes for children and adults, lectures, opening receptions, children’s art camps, galas, free Saturday programming, after school programs and artist-led workshops. The museum offers facility rentals and a specialty gift shop featuring one-of-a-kind items created by local and regional artists.

CURRENT EXHIBITS

21 Years: In Search of Ground by Addison Graham Image
21 Years: In Search of Ground by Addison Graham October 3, 2019 - January 3, 2020
On view: October 4, 2019 – January 3, 2020 Addison Graham was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1998. She now currently lives in Russellville and is attending Arkansas Tech University for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Addison’s mother claims she started doodling at the age of four, and her interest in artwork and […]
Maximum Exposure – Call for Photography Works Image
CALL FOR WORKS: Photographers preserve special moments of our time and make them accessible to future generations. These images are a documentation of who we are and where we have been. This exhibition is to encourage and recognize professional artists in the field of photography. In addition, this exhibition aligns with the museum’s mission to foster art […]
Norma Tomboulian: Life into Clay Image
Norma Tomboulian: Life into Clay September 6, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Norma Tomboulian was born in Lansing, MI and raised in Ithaca, NY. She studied painting and sculpture at Cornell University and at the County Center in White Plains, NY. In 1977 Tomboulian moved to northwest Arkansas, and has resided there since. She is an accomplished painter and sculptor who also loves to knit, cook and interact with her four grown children.

An Element of Nature – Drawings, Paintings & Beehives Image
David Mudrinich is an artist and art professor at Arkansas Tech University. He has always been intrigued with the natural environment as a sense of place and the various characteristics that make any particular location unique.

WAYS TO GIVE

All donations are tax exempt.

Membership

Every membership is vital to the museum’s fiscal health. All memberships are valid one year from purchase. To purchase a new membership, or to renew a current membership please click the button below for current levels.
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Business Partnerships

RAM offers a variety of ways for companies and their employees to become involved and engaged in the arts. RAM can help meet marketing, philanthropic, community engagement, employee benefits, and client entertainment objectives. See which Business Partner Level is the best fit for your business.
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Annual Fund

The Annual Fund supports all of RAM’s endeavors, including education programs, exhibitions, and conservation of the permanent collection.
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Memorial Gifts

If you would like to remember someone who loved art and culture during their lifetime, you can create a living tribute in their memory. A person of your choice will receive a personal letter from RAM informing them that you have made a memorial gift in the individual's name. Amounts will be confidential and you will receive a receipt for your donation.
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Honorary Gifts

If you have a family member or friend whose life has been touched by art and culture we hope you will consider making a gift to the museum in honor of that special individual. Honorary gifts are also appropriate for acknowledging a friend's or family member's birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion.
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Volunteer

RAM’s passionate and generous volunteers are indispensable to achieving our goals as a museum. Join this talented team and contribute your time working in the museum world.
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FACILITY RENTALS

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Smith, this 16,000 square-foot modern art facility provides a unique and enchanting venue for a multitude of events. From a holiday party, meeting, gala, or corporate social, the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum’s event spaces offers an extraordinary experience for all occasions. Rental spaces range from 1,800 to 2,200 square feet and include the use of the 1,200 square-foot lobby.