On The Runway

January 25, 2022

Art

CACHE Studios To Art Of Fundraising Week

NWA Daily

The Art of Fundraising Week by the Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange (CACHE) starts today. 

  • Starting strong: The Art of Fundraising Week is the first event of a series called The Year of Learning, which will be multiple virtual and in-person workshops and one-on-one consultations for creatives and arts and culture nonprofits. The workshops and consultations will cover key topics which include grant writing, online content and sales, financial sustainability, and more. 
  • Guidance: Both local and national fundraising experts will facilitate free virtual workshops for The Art of Fundraising Week. Individuals who wish to participate need to register, and those who wish to need to sign up for individual consultations on a timesheet.

Learn more and register HERE

Fashion

NWA Fashion Week Tickets To Go On Sale Feb 1

NWA Daily

Start laying out your best ‘fits, because Fashion Week is almost upon us. 

  • On the runway: Interform’s NWA Fashion Week (NWAFW) is March 10-12 and tickets go on sale Feb. 1. It will be live and in-person for the first time since 2019 and will feature both local and national designers. Participants of Interform’s Marshallese and Congolese sewing classes will be featured in the runway shows as well. 
  • Culture in fashion: A big part of Interform’s mission with NWAFW is to celebrate Northwest Arkansas’ growing culture and support the incredible influence local business have in the world. All three evenings of NWAFW will be at the Momentary. 

For more details and tickets for Fashion Week, click HERE

Nature

Ozark Highlands Nature Center Awarded National Recognition

AGFC

The National Association of Interpretation honored the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center (OHNC) and Split Rock Studios with national recognition at the 2021 professional awards ceremony in December. 

  • Top notch: Split Rock Studios designed the Ozark Highlands Nature Center in Springdale as a 32k sq/ft facility with over 61 acres for outdoor education. The center showcases native habitats and wildlife in a variety of exhibits with digital and traditional displays.
  • Outdoors learning: The 61 acre complex includes indoor and outdoor classrooms, spaces for archery, BB gun shooting, fly fishing education, trail walking, and more. OHNC is free and open to the public 8:30a-4:30p Tues-Sat. 

Learn more about OHNC HERE

Education & Health

Wellness University Offering Physical And Emotional Health Certifications

University of Health and Performance

A new wellness based education institution called University of Health & Performance is up and running just outside Bentonville.

  • Holistic health: The experience at the university is immersive, where students explore their purpose through both physical and emotional health and fitness. Experts in sports psychology, strength and conditioning, mental health, and leadership walk with students through to graduation and beyond. 
  • Giving back: For veterans, persons on active duty, or national guard or reserve service members, there is no out-of-pocket cost to participate. The university covers everything including flights, room, and board. All graduates have opportunity to leave as certified health and fitness coaches as well as qualified community leaders. 

Learn more about the University of Health & Performance HERE

History

Latest MONAH Native Conversations Installment Available To Watch

Los Muertos Crew

The Museum of Native American History (MONAH) recently presented the latest installment in its Native Conversations series and it is available to watch on Facebook

  • Connections: The event explores the interconnectedness between European peoples and the Algonkian peoples in their respective regions. Tune in and learn how early American culture clashed with First Nation peoples through war, adoption, alliances, friendships, and even marriages. Listen to discussions about conflicts that have been overshadowed. 
  • Tangible: The Museum of Native American History is a cultural hub for the amplification of First Nation peoples and houses over 10,000 of the finest First Nation artifacts. The museum store has also been ranked the #1 gift and specialty shop in Arkansas. 

Watch the latest MONAH event HERE

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