Walton Arts Center is a nonprofit corporation that brings great performing artists and entertainers from around the world to Northwest Arkansas, connecting and engaging people through inspiring arts experiences.
All business and affairs of Walton Arts Center are managed by the Walton Arts Center Council. Members of the Council are charged with ensuring the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its goals and are asked to provide their time, talent, and treasure to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
As a result of a joint venture between the City of Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas, the Walton Arts Center Council is mandated to represent these entities and constituencies. The Council is comprised of six members appointed by the City of Fayetteville, six members appointed by the University, and eleven at-large members appointed by the Walton Family Foundation.
Three-year terms ending June 30th. All members may serve no more than three consecutive terms.
The Council shall be composed of twenty three members as of July 1, 2015.
Six appointed by the Board of Trustees for the University of Arkansas
Six appointed by the Fayetteville City Council
Eleven appointed by the Walton Family Foundation
City of Fayetteville appointee vacancies are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer; it is distributed to the press and posted online.