Chihuly Saturday Nights

Every Saturday Night from June 3 through August 12, 6 to 10 pm

Spend your Saturday summer evenings outdoors enjoying our music series, Chihuly Saturday Nights! Explore the stunning exhibition Chihuly: In the Forest, transformed into a magical woodland amplified with live music, circus acts, artist demonstrations, artmaking, outdoor games, a food truck, and more.

$15 (Free for Members, youth ages 18 and under, and for guests with tickets to Chihuly: In the Gallery + In the Forest on the day of the event.)

Note: Park in the museum’s Additional Parking lot, close to the J Street entrance, and follow the North Forest Trail to the Chihuly: In the Forest exhibition. The museum closes at 6 p.m. on Saturdays and will not be open during Chihuly Saturday Nights.

Andy Frasco & The U.N.’s + Matt Owen & the Eclectic Tuba 

Saturday, June 3, 6 to 10 pm

Andy Frasco & the U.N.’s perform a high-energy, interactive show presenting a boisterous blend of harmonic funk and jazzy influences.the stage, will be a unique sound art performance by Eclectic Tuba featuring Matt Owen, the “Jimi Hendrix of Tuba!”




Saturday, June 10, 6 to 10 pm

ANIMALS is a conglomerate of Northwest Arkansas’s finest musicians who will be coming together to celebrate the music of Pink Floyd.



Smokey and The Mirror + Ozark Highballers

Saturday, June 17, 6 to 10 pm

Two Fayetteville-based bands take the stage--Smokey & The Mirror is husband+wife duo Bryan and Bernice Hembree. The Hembrees spent 7 years touring nationally as members of folk/bluegrass trio 3 Penny Acre. The Ozark Highballers showcase "Square Valley" old-timey music, featuring fiddle, banjo, guitar, and French harp.



Opal Ogafia and the Sweet Nothings

Saturday, June 24, 6 to 10 pm

This Eureka Springs-based band creates a fusion of Ozark Mountain Soul and Roots Music.



Handmade Moments

Saturday, July 1, 6 to 10 pm

This Northwest Arkansas duo of Anna Horton and Joel Ludford are known for their unique fusion of folk, soul, and hip hop.



Horns and Harps

Saturday, July 8, 6 to 10 pm

Horns and Harps features Northwest Arkansas’ favorite harp players from the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas along with the horns of Naturally Brass.



Blue Sailor + Porchlight Symphony

Saturday, July 15, 6 to 10 pm

Blue Sailor recently re-formed as a folk duo from the popular band Snake Girty Turncoat, singing songs of environmentalism. Porchlight Symphony is Northwest Arkansas’ premiere jam-grass band led by Kevin Watkins.




Saturday, July 22, 6 to 10 pm

This Fayetteville-based band mixes classical contemporary sounds of unique world instruments.



Fuggin’s Wheat

Saturday, July 29, 6 to 10 pm

This Fayetteville psychedelic band is a multi-genre experience combining progressive rock, jazz, fusion, reggae, and roots.



Performance Lab by Monica Thomas

Saturday, August 5, 6 to 10 pm

Expanding Glass, Expanding Body, by choreographer Monica Thomas, will explore our interactions with glass arts.



Spoonfed Tribe

Saturday, August 12, 6 to 10 pm

Spoonfed Tribe is a musical/visual group known for mesmerizing live shows combining hypnotic walls of percussion, psychedelic sonics and mind-expanding visuals. The Tribe performs at major music fests including Lollapalooza, Voodoo Music Experience, and Wakarusa.