Arkansas Arts Center
Credit: Studio Gang and SCAPE

LITTLE ROCK, Ar. — Set to open in 2022, the reimagined Arkansas Arts Center (AAC) continues its expansion project of a new, state-of-the-art facility located in MacArthur Park.

“We are making every effort to involve local companies and suppliers in this remarkable project,” said Warren Stephens, AAC foundation chair and capital campaign co-chair. “This arts center is for the community and built by the community, and we’re committed to constructing this new facility with the talents and expertise of Arkansas workers and companies.”

The center is designed by world-renowned architecture firm, Studio Gang. The 137,000-square-foot building will feature over 14,000 works of art, a state-of-the-art theatre and programming spaces. The new facility will also include a restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating and a gift shop.

“During these uncertain and challenging times, this construction project is a remarkable success story for our community and our state,” Stephens said.

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