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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

We loved this little museum. The permanent collection, but the Delta and artwork by local kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly A
via mobile
Outstanding local arts museum

Terrific permanent collection of works on paper. Great rotating exhibits from other places. Free... 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 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.

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 17 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 8 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

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
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Took friends from Mississippi and they loved it beautiful displays of art that they bring in from all over the world, and great resturant.

Thank Stacy W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Art Center had a special showing of Ansel Adams' earlier works. I have seen his photographs before and like his later work better. But it was interesting to see how he started.

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It is a manageable size and all on one level. The exhibits are nicely layed out. I really appreciated the detailed historical and descriptive information provided. The early Ansel Adams exhibit was fascinating!

Thank Cynhoff
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