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Fort Smith Regional Art Museum

Fort Smith, AR View map
Up to 300 guests

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There are many advantages to planning an event at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, but the main one is this: no matter what you are celebrating, you’re surrounded by beauty. The award-winning building has so much style and history that you don’t have to add much to make your celebration dazzling.

The stunning transformation from bank to museum was completed by Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects who were tasked with the job of repurposing an abandoned mid-century building into a 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art museum. The existing terrazzo floor was maintained in the lobby and the monumental staircase was also left untouched. The beautiful two-story Carrara marble support column was also left completely intact and is visible from the lobby. On January 10, 2014, the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum project was chosen for the Historic Preservation Alliance’s prestigious 2013 Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation Award. RAM was also awarded the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Gold Award for Commercial: Adaptive Reuse.

Our two galleries and lobby lend themselves to standing receptions where guests can mingle, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and tour the latest exhibitions. Have the wedding ceremony here too, and prepare to be wowed: there’s nothing like a beautiful bride slowly coming down the terrazzo staircase, meeting her groom at the bottom to exchange vows in front of the Unity sculpture.

From small and intimate to lavish, the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum offers the perfect setting for rehearsal dinners, weddings, receptions, board meetings, corporate events, social celebrations or almost any affair.

We hope that you will keep us in mind as a venue when planning your events. The historic and regal building that houses the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum is as captivating and dynamic as the art on view.

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What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

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Historic Building
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

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1601 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR, 72901
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