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Walton Arts Center Awarded $1.5 Million Grant By Walmart Foundation

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Walton Arts Center was awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Walmart Foundation, according to a news release. The grant will contr...
Walton Arts Center

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Walton Arts Center was awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Walmart Foundation, according to a news release.

The grant will contribute to the Walton Arts Center’s $23 million campaign to add 30,000 square feet of space, the release states. Part of that 30,000 square feet of space will include a new and expanded atrium lobby that connects the center to Dickson Street.

“The goal is to complete the Dickson Street renovation by fall of 2016,” the release states. “Heavy construction of the main lobby and Starr Theater will occur during the off-peak summer months of 2015 and 2016 to minimize the impact on regular programming and ensure the arts center has a full season.”

For more information about the Walton Arts Center, click here.