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Arkansas Arts Center

501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
+1 501-372-4000
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Great place for a nice quite visit

This is such a nice place to go and visit and see excellent art and other exhibits - special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mammiepoppy
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Nice Small Art Museum...

There is no fee to enter. This is a small art museum with a nice collection of materials. I was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zebra_45678
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
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+1 501-372-4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a nice place to go and visit and see excellent art and other exhibits - special exhibit when we went was The Art of Seating - who knew that different chairs could be so interesting

Thank mammiepoppy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no fee to enter. This is a small art museum with a nice collection of materials. I was here for the 19th century art work and works by Signac. You need about an hour and a half to take it all in. The...More

Thank Zebra_45678
Reviewed 16 October 2017

great place off the main downtwon area to check out some great local art. We bought a few items there. Take 15 to 20 minutes to brouse the loacal artists. They have some rally good art, pottery, and glass items.

Thank newadventure53
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Townsend Wolfe knew he couldn't compete with the big town museums and focused on amassing a world class collection of drawings and prints over 40+ years. And it turned out to be an amazing investments as the collection is world renowned. The center also has...More

Thank Gray S
Maria D, Public Relations Manager at Arkansas Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We're so glad to hear that you've enjoyed everything we have to offer over the years. We hope you'll keep coming back!

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We just stumbled across this place and st enjoyed it. There were some really neat pieces there and several different exhibits to walk through. I didn't have cash to leave a donation but I want to encourage everyone to check out this place! If you...More

Thank Tirzah D
Maria D, Public Relations Manager at Arkansas Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We're glad you found us and enjoyed our current exhibitions. We hope you'll visit us again soon – our collection and exhibitions are always new and always free!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

The iconic Will Counts photographs from 1957 Little Rock Central High School integration crisis are on display current. The 38 black and white photographs displayed are a deeply moving lesson in history ~ one hopefully that will not be repeated. This is year is the...More

Thank ScoutBooRadley
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 22 July 2017

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 11 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 18 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.

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