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Arkansas Arts Center

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Address: 501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
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+1 501-372-4000
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This is the largest art museum in Arkansas.

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Canvas restaurant inside the Art center

Our genealogy group has met here often. Even as they feed us as a buffet (group) the food is OUTSTANDING! Service was delightful. It presentation of the buffet was beautiful as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Violetaster
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our genealogy group has met here often. Even as they feed us as a buffet (group) the food is OUTSTANDING! Service was delightful. It presentation of the buffet was beautiful as well. It was not mundane fare. It was tasty and use of herbs, cheeses, greenery etc was great even with a sandwich/soup buffet. Our soup was perfection- butter nut... More 

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Grant, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently visited the two current special exhibits -- one of Herman Maril, the other of early works of Ansel Adams. Both exhibits were unique, enlightening and fascinating. In years past, we've seen exhibits of Picasso, Chihuly, and others. The Arts Center consistently has excellent and novel exhibits.

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Free admission to an impressive exhibit space. We really enjoyed the Ansel Adams early works, and the mid-south watercolor exhibition. The galleries are beautifully done and there is a pleasant cafe, as well as a tempting gift shop.

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Thank kmsmolen
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go see it! Wonderful exhibit of many of Adams' early photos. Admission is FREE and take the time to see some of the museum's in house collection while you are there. When you're through, stop by Stone's Throw Brewery just a couple blocks away!

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Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole family went to see the Mongolian acrobats at the Arts center last night. There was a group of 30 of us, children from ages 3 through 16. With adults young and up to 90 yrs old. The parking was alittle hard for those who didn't get there early to get a good spot. The building was large and... More 

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Ga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Little Rock or anywhere near, this art museum welcomes you and is for people of all ages and has done a tremendous amount for the city and state. Please support the Arkansas Art Museum- It is a true treasure and like its former curator and director, Townsend Wolfe III, priceless.

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Thank MBeeGa
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The museum is a great place to visit and admission is free. The exhibits change regulary so I try to visit often.

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Thank D G
Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was our first stop in Little Rock. It's free and had great shows on glass enamel fantasies. We were also lucky enough to be there when a local artist's work was on display and he was conducting a tour and answering questions. A very friendly, manageable museum with free parking and near MacArthur park which you can also visit.

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Thank Gary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We've taken our boys to the AAC since they were babies. The children's theatre is great as well as the classes offered. Love the exhibits as well as the traveling ones. Great wedding venue too!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This has a number of areas with focus on Arkansaw A very good exhibition on Enamel which opened eyes. Some modern sculpture which was impressive.

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