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Dining at the Arkansas Arts Center


Open: Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Phone: (501) 907-5946

Located in the breathtaking Arkansas Arts Center and number two on InArkansas' list of restaurants with a unique view, Canvas, formerly Best Impressions Restaurant, has panoramic views of landscaped lawns and blooming flowers. The restaurant offers an opportunity to enjoy delicious culinary works while taking in great works of art.

Canvas creates unique American Fusion dishes served in a fine dining relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant offers an Al a Carte menu of soup, salads, sandwiches, hot entrees, daily specials and homemade desserts at moderate prices. Begin your tour of the galleries, impress a client, forget work or catch up with an old friend in a relaxing atmosphere. A private dining room is available for large gatherings or special occasions.

Arkansas Arts Center members receive 10% off in Canvas restaurant. 


Private Parties & Catering

In partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center, Canvas and Simply the Best Catering offer you a unique setting for your next event. Canvas is available for private parties. 

The Clark Dining Room is available to rent for private luncheons Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. In addition, Canvas is available for private evening functions. 

For private parties and catering information, visit

For more information contact:


Phone: (501) 907-5946



Fax: (501) 907-5948


Hours: Tues - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM | Sun 11 AM - 5 PM      Address: 9th & Commerce / MacArthur Park, P.O. Box 2137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2137      Phone: 501.372.4000

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