Northwest Arkansas Arts Foundation founder Kat Barlow says she has been running her nonprofit from a P.O. Box for the last three years, but that will soon change.
If all goes as planned, the foundation — aimed at providing access to performance art education — will open a facility at Ozark Center Point Place on West Sunset Avenue in Springdale this January, Barlow said.
The classically trained ballerina started NWAAF with the intention of providing practice space for dancers, but through time and after a lot of feedback from the community and also the arts education world, the foundation’s scope grew to include providing learning space for music performance, theater, film, fashion and culinary arts.
“We realized it was much bigger and much more needed than we ever thought,”... [ MORE ]