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Arkansas Arts Center

501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
+1 501-372-4000
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Excellent museum with unique exhibits

The art museum in Little Rock is delightful. It is fairly small, so not at all overwhelming. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leading Art Museum in Little Rock

The Arkansas Arts Center is located in MacArthur Park, just south of 9th Street, where the Little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Arkansas Arts Center is an art museum and active center for the visual and performing arts. Featuring a world-class international collection of art, live theatre productions, art classes, lectures, films, family programs, shopping and dining, the Arkansas Arts Center offers something for everyone. Visit today and find your inspiration!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
+1 501-372-4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The art museum in Little Rock is delightful. It is fairly small, so not at all overwhelming. There are quite unique exhibits, such as, the Japanese interment camps, integration, and (right now) the Central High School photographs from 1957, which are very powerful. They have...More

Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arkansas Arts Center is located in MacArthur Park, just south of 9th Street, where the Little Rock Arsenal was located during the Civil War. The birthplace of General Douglas MacArthur, which is now the Arkansas Military Museum, is adjacent to the Art Museum. There...More

Thank TallTexWally
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In addition to rotating different art collections, there are instruction classes that include glass art taught by knowledgeable creative masters of the art.

Thank kirkt920
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved this little museum. The permanent collection, but the Delta and artwork by local kids exhibits were the real highlights. Would absolutely go back to see future exhibits.

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Terrific permanent collection of works on paper. Great rotating exhibits from other places. Free and open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays. Has a nice Gift Shop and a restaurant open for lunch daily (except Mondays). Well worth a visit!!

Thank daleraeronnel
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since I actually walked through the Arts Center but yesterday during the intermission of "Alice in Wonderland" at the Children's Theater, I decided to do it. WOW it was a good call. The art in here is absolutely first rate -...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I love the Arts Center. They often have fantastic exhibits by well known and not so well known artists. Most exhibits are free to visit. The Arts Center also offers a variety of art classes, everything from jewelry making to advanced pottery.

Thank cmgarland
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Arts Center never disappoints. If you look up before you go, there is a theater that has plays for the younger crowd and there is a restaurant! You could easily make this a lunch and entire afternoon entertainment. The exhibit is amazing too. The...More

Thank Morgan J
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have been to the Arkansas Arts Center gallery the last two times I have traveled to Little Rock to visit relatives, and I have not been disappointed. Though it is small in comparison to other galleries I have visited in NYC galleries and the...More

1  Thank mgmm22
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Enjoy a couple of hours touring the exhibits and shop in the store. Lots of handmade items by local artists. Very colorful and bright - even on a cloudy day!

Thank Stephanie B
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