Visit the Arkansas Arts Center to see exhibits that showcase some extraordinary art pieces. Ongoing and traveling exhibitions feature works by renown artists like Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, Auguste Rodin, Diego Rivera, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Paintings, sculpture, photography, and drawings are just a few of the art medias you'll see at the arts center.
See a performance by the state's largest non-profit theater organization, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. The Rep has staged productions of famous plays and stories like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Hello Dolly!, Hairspray, The King & I, Steel Magnolias, Much Ado About Nothing, A Chorus Line, and My Fair Lady, among many others.
Browse fine art from national, international and local artists at the Boswell Mourot Fine Art gallery. Currently there are over 30 artists featured in the gallery, with art medias including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. The gallery is a great way to stay up to speed on the ever-changing art scene.
Take the kids to see their favorite stories come to life on the Children's Theatre stage at the Arkansas Art Center. The entertainment company was recognized by The Drama League as "one of the best regional theater companies in America," and has wowed audiences with performances like The Jungle Book, A Year With Frog and Toad, Alice in Wonderland, The Giant and the Beanstalk, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Enjoy a delicious dinner and live entertainment at Murry's Dinner Playhouse. If you look at the events calendar, you'll see shows like Oklahoma!, Room Service, Everybody Loves Opal, The Music Man, Purlie, and The Mousetrap. Bring your appetite - the dinner is served all-you-can-eat buffet style.
Pick up your next art piece for your collection at the Red Door Gallery. The gallery features original, one-of-a-kind works - meaning you will be the only one with that particular piece. Art featured in the gallery comes from all corners of the world, and range from paintings to glass works. The Red Door Gallery is also the perfect place to pick up a gift for some one special, or yourself. You won't find another gallery like the Red Door.
While you're browsing the businesses of the River Market in downtown Little Rock, check out a performance at the Riverfest Amphitheatre. The entertainment venue plays host to many performers, from local talent to music superstars like ZZ Top, Bob Dylan, B.B. King, Ringo Starr, and Willie Nelson. Catch a show and see why there's nothing quite like seeing live music in an open air venue.
Check the performance calendar at the Robinson Center to catch the next performance by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, or a Broadway performance like Chicago or Les Miserables. Artists like Robert Plant, Merle Haggard, John Legend and Norah Jones have performed at the entertainment venue; as well as comedians like Bill Cosby, Rodney Carrington and Katt Williams - you never know when your favorite performer is going to take the stage at the Robinson Center Music Hall.
Catch the next production hosted by the The Weekend Theater. Like its name states, the theater holds live entertainment on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. My Fair Lady, The Miracle Worker, Equus, Sweeney Todd, Six Degrees of Separation, Evita, Nine, Driving Miss Daisy, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, are just a few of the shows that have been presented by The Weekend Theater.
Bruce Springsteen, the Foo Fighters, ZZ Top, Britney Spears, Elton John, Aerosmith, Prince, AC/DC, Eric Clapton, Metallica, Rod Stewart, Van Halen, Bob Seger and James Taylor all have two things in common - they are some of the biggest names in the music business, and they have all graced the stage at the Verizon Arena. Keep your eye on the schedule for the next big performer to rock the entertainment venue.
Head to Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts and take in the beautiful gardens inhabiting the 104-acre park. The park is a host to intellectual growth, showcasing visual, performing, literary, horticultural arts, and everything in between. Keep your eye on the calendar for an upcoming event that suits your interests.