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The Momentary is a contemporary art space satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, located in downtown Bentonville next to 8th St Market. This summer, you can enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and live, outdoor music concerts at the Momentary for FREE. Learn more here:
Discover Three New Contemporary Art Exhibitions
The Momentary’s galleries are filled with three new, free exhibitions:
Garrett Bradley: American Rhapsody features three immersive video works by the award-winning filmmaker, exploring concepts of race, class, and social justice. On view until September 19.
Interdisciplinary filmmaker Cauleen Smith’s newest exhibition Space Station: Radiant Behind the Sun explores ideas of utopia through film and mixed media in a transformed gallery space. On view until October 17.
Kenny Rivero: The Floor Is Crooked features 31 vivid paintings, created by the artist over the last decade, examining themes of identity, myth, and place. On view until October 24.
P.S. Outdoor art can be found all around the grounds as well, including Light of Freedom by Abigail DeVille (accessed from inside the building). On view until September 26.
Enjoy Free Live Music
The Momentary is offering free, live music concerts every Friday evening at the Live on the Green Concert Series, and every Sunday afternoon at Courtyard Sessions through the end of September. Enjoy local and regional talent outdoors and grab a bite to eat at the Momentary Food Truck or sip on fun patio drinks from the nearby RØDE Bar.
Safety is a top priority! Per CDC’s updated guidelines, the Momentary requires all visitors ages 2 and up and staff to wear a face covering indoors and for outdoor programs.