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Arkansas Arts Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock Arkansas is a really nicely done, excellent museum. Nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sharon, Massachusetts
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Free admission to a very nice art museum. Staff is very helpful. Security stationed in each room... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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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...more
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501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
+1 501-372-4000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock Arkansas is a really nicely done, excellent museum. Nice selection of artworks and a nice special exhibit. Museum is free all the time. Small but worth the visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free admission to a very nice art museum. Staff is very helpful. Security stationed in each room. Ongoing renovations so not every room is available. Worth the time spent. Beautiful setting. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds.

Thank kayn576
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 'Independent Vision' exhibit is wel worth seeing. However, the permanent collection has a few pieces from multiple genres. It's like examples in a text book.

Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The museum has collections from well known artists, but the reason to go is to view the collections from local artists, including the breathtaking art from local school children and residents of the Delta region. The restaurant on site is just icing on the cake...a...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a art museum that gathers the classic and the modern art. Liked the fact that even with some important pieces of famous artists, they hold an exposition to celebrate the local talent and eventually incorporate them to their collection. And you can finalize you...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This art center has a wonderful collection. Their current gallery is a pleasure to wander through and discover very interesting works. I'm excited about their expansion and renovation to come. Very nice!

Thank KLH72223
Reviewed 6 July 2018

My granddaughter has been going to the Art Center for 6 years and this was here first year in the Theatre Academy. It last for 3 weeks, 9:00-5:00 each day Monday thru Friday. Then on the last Friday evening they perform a play for the...More

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Maria D, Public Relations Manager at Arkansas Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Our Summer Theatre Academy students are encouraged each year to write and perform plays that explore the themes that resonate with them. If you have additional questions about the STA program, please contact us at (501) 372-4000.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's free . They have lots of everything. Monet , Rembrandt, Tiffany on and on. Wear a sweater it was freezing in there. They have an exhibit of children's art that was fantastic, 1st graders. Lots of talent. Staff were helpful and pleasant . We...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I live three hours away and have visited Little Rock twice to see special exhibits a the Arkansas Arts Center. The first time was to see a self-portrait by Rembrandt. The second was to see the special John Marin exhibit. Both times I have been...More

1  Thank OnALark_1
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped as going through. Nice center Great gift shop with plenty of items and jewelry made by the artists. I felt there is plenty more room for more art displays. Very nice clean facility, friendly staff.

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Response from donnabeaumont | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There was no cover charge but there was a donation box we were happy to contribute to. Very nice museum. Enjoy.