Lose yourself in Arkansas’s top art museums and libraries
Museums preserve and highlight art, whether it's the work of old sculpture virtuosos, new American painters or other famous visual artists. Arkansas has an excellent gallery collection, ranging from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville (ranked one of the top art museums in the world), the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock and the Arkansas State University Museum in Jonesboro, to the Southeast Arkansas Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff and the Fine Arts Center in Hot Springs. Arkansas also has plenty of talent-packed community art galleries and shows perfect for quick afternoon getaways. Visitors who travel here will find inspired and interesting works ranging from gorgeous paintings and fantastic photos to mesmerizing mixed media and spectacular sculptures here in Arkansas’s museums and galleries.
The Clinton Presidential Library and Museum is a world-class educational and cultural venue offering a variety of educational programs, special events, exhibitions, and lectures, presenting a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton. Spend an afternoon with the family in local libraries around the state in reading rooms, researching genealogy and attending events for children, teens and adults.
Use the search tool below to find a list of museums and libraries around Arkansas and click on each one to read more.