Each year the Arkansas Arts Center organizes and hosts inspiring exhibitions that appeal to everyone. View our current exhibition schedule or mark your calendar for our upcoming exhibitions. Don't forget to come to the Arts Center to see them for yourself!
April 10, 2015 — June 21, 2015
30 Americans presents a sweeping survey of artwork by many of the most important African American artists of the last four decades. Organized by the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, the exhibition features work by such early and influential artists as Barkley L. Hendricks, Robert Colescott and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and those of younger and emerging artists, like Kehinde Wiley, Wangechi Mutu, and Shinique Smith.
The 57th Annual Delta Exhibition
July 10, 2015 — September 20, 2015
The Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture was founded in 1956 to feature contemporary work by artists from Arkansas and bordering states. Today, the Annual Delta Exhibition has grown to encompass works in all media and is a showcase for the dynamic vision of the artists of the Mississippi Delta region.
The Latino Presence in American Art
October 16, 2015 — January 17, 2016
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, is an exhibition of modern and contemporary Latino art from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-20th century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge.
54th YOUNG ARKANSAS ARTISTS Exhibition
May 1, 2015 — July 26, 2015
In 1961, the Arkansas Arts Center hosted the first statewide Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition to ensure learning, inspiration, and creative expression. This annual young artists exhibition showcases artwork from students in kindergarten through 12th grade and arts organizations across the state.