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Black Hearts Ball
Single? In a relationship? Somewhere in between? No matter your status, we’ve got everything you need to celebrate–or not celebrate–Valentine’s Day the right way. Have the perfect date night with fun activities or watch dueling baristas create the most beautiful latte art – taste-test your favorites! Dancer Blake Worthey will be performing a dance about a relationship, and ComediansNWA will be featuring a rotation of talented comedians, including Meghan Welch, all talking about relationships. Ultra Suede graces our main stage and DJ Swift 720 will keep the evening rolling with all the anti-love songs you want to hear. Appetizers will be served throughout the evening, and signature cocktails will be offered. Cash bar available. Guests will also have access to the temporary exhibition Men of Steel, Women of Wonder.
Great Hall Main Stage Line Up
8:30 – 9:30 pm DJ Swift720
9:30 – 11 pm Ultra Suede
11 pm – 12 am DJ Swift720
Men of Steel, Women of Wonder Exhibition
Blake Worthey, Holy Terror
“Holy Terror” is a solo dance-theater work that tells the circular story of a person trying to convince themselves that they are not the reason that their partner isn’t there.
Throwdown and Cupping presented by Onyx Coffee
What is a throwdown? A large, bracketed latte art competition featuring baristas from all over NWA. Watch a round or two of this throwdown and learn a bit more about how different coffee beans get their flavor.
Artmaking: In Eleven, learn the technique of coffee stain painting. Take your work home or at least the technique!
Icebreaking: Meet someone new over a cup of coffee and learn more about the coffee you’re drinking from Onyx Coffee experts.
Early American Art Gallery
Our Early American Galleries will feature short, rotating performances by the Comedians NWA group with special guest comedian, Meghan Welch. They’ll be giving you the hard truths about relationships. Pop into the galleries for a quick show and laugh through the joys of being single or the pains of a relationship, or vice versa.
NWA Magic Mirror
Sponsored by Ropeswing, JTH Productions, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, The Hershey Company, Leisurlist, Wright Lindsey Jennings, Blue Moon Brewing Company, Greenwood Gearhart Inc., and Saatchi & Saatchi X.
$25 ($20/members; FREE for Artinfusion members), register online or with Guest Services.