I had the chance to stay at the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas, during a fun press trip to the Crystal Bridges Art Museum.
If you absoutely love art, sleep and penguins, keep reading because 21c is just the place for you!
The Future is Female Exhibit & Lobby Gallery
The best part about 21c is the fact that it is actually a museum. While we were there, the art exhibit was called “The Future is Female” and featured some amazing work from female artists.
Before you even enter
graphicfigures in Hubert Neal Jr.’s paintings enact stark representations of both violent conflictas well as a gesture of peaceful reconciliation. An artist of Belizean descent, Neal’s symbolic, confrontational images deal plainly with all-too-common instances of conflict between African American men and law enforcement, while also offering inspiration and hope for social progress as it relates to race in America.
I love how 21c Bentonville uses this opportunity to feature prominent artists from the area/region in their hotel. All of the art exhibited through the Elevate exhibition is contemporary pieces. So while there was some I didn’t understand (like the couch), pieces like this evoked a lot of emotion from me, and I absolutely loved it.
The rooms are in my opinion, top of the line and have the feel of a
My favorite place was of course the bathroom, which was to die for! You can imagine that as a mom of five, my lone bathroom time was very few and far between. Having this amazing bathroom to myself for a few days was an absolute dream.
The Hive was an amazing restaraunt inside the hotel. My favorite was The Hive burger. I ordered it 3 times while there. For breakfast, I of course enjoyed the Hive Breakfast. Not only did I get to enjoy The Hive food downstairs in the resturaunt, I was able to enjoy it as room service!
Bentonville, Arkansas has so much to offer! Outside of this beautiful hotel, you have an amazing town, with a city feel. I will have another post detailing the fun things to do and see in Bentonville!
Love of impromptu dance parties, 80’s cartoons, and horizontal life pauses (aka naps); Natasha Brown is a stay at home mom of 4 kids, and wife to one lucky guy! In her spare time, she is co-editor of Grits & Grace, as well as editor for The Mother Hustler Blog and Creative Director for the Mother Hustler podcast.