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Arkansas Arts Center

501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
+1 501-372-4000
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Worth a special trip for certain exhibits

I live three hours away and have visited Little Rock twice to see special exhibits a the Arkansas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OnALark_1
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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We stopped as going through. Nice center Great gift shop with plenty of items and jewelry made by... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
uranan2017
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Jeffersonville, United States
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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!
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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501 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3952
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"permanent collection"
in 18 reviews
"children's theater"
in 8 reviews
"local artists"
in 5 reviews
"young artists"
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"ansel adams"
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"early works"
in 3 reviews
"world class collection"
in 3 reviews
"crystal bridges"
in 3 reviews
"macarthur park"
in 5 reviews
"traveling shows"
in 2 reviews
"pottery classes"
in 2 reviews
"classes offered"
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"nice art museum"
in 2 reviews
"enjoy art"
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"rotating exhibits"
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"on display"
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"exhibits change"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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.

Thank uranan2017
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Our kindergarten classes take a field trip each year to the children's theater to see a play. The students love the productions because the actors are so well-prepared. It's quite a treat! We were there in December and the auditorium was packed. The room full...More

Thank Catherine D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went to the museum specifically to see the exhibit The Art of Seating. 200 years of American chair design. It was just what I like in an exhibit. Large enough to broaden your scope and small enough to appreciate the details. Which is pretty...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

What is about places like the Arkansas Art Centre, sorry Center? This is a real museum, with real people in charge, with dedicated staff whose enthusiasm for their jobs, their art and their city give one cause to hope for the future. This museum is...More

Thank James1962186338
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

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
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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.

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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
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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!

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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

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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!

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rlaquarion
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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.
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