If you are visiting Hot Springs and you are an art lover you are in luck! Hot Springs is home to a large number of unique art galleries featuring wood carvings, art glass, pottery, jewelry, oil and watercolor paintings and more by local and nationally recognized artists. The Hot Springs Gallery Walk is on the first Friday of every month. See the The Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance website for participating galleries. Some galleries feature one of their artists by prominently displaying their art and their accomplishments. Often refreshments are also served. Many of the artists are available during this time and often galleries feature brand new exhibits. Below is a list of art studios and galleries in Hot Springs. For Hot Springs art organizations and artists that are online, check out the Hot Springs Art related websites.
All Things Arkansas - 610-C Central Avenue - 501-620-3971
Features products and art related or made in Arkansas.
American Art Gallery and Gifts – 724 Central Avenue - 501-624-0550
This two floor gallery has 4,000 square feet of exhibition space. The upper floor is reserved for solo or small group shows of featured artists. The gallery represents artists of varied backgrounds but showcases artists particularly from the South-Central region of the United States. Wooden bowls, pottery, and paintings of local landmarks are on display at the American Art Gallery.
Artists’ Workshop Gallery – 610 A Central - 501-623-6401
The Artist's Workshop Gallery is a 35+ member co-op of very talented local and area artists of all styles, types of painting and mediums. Many of the artists will do commission work and some will go to your home to determine your individual needs. Day-to-day activities are managed by the artists themselves as they share in staffing the gallery. Members set their own prices and all paintings are reasonably priced. This concept is great for the artists and for art buyers as the middle man is cut out. Each month two artists are featured during Gallery Walk, as well as the rest of the month.
Blue Waters Fine Art & Design – 430 Valley Street - 501-701-8036
Art on display includes local hand-forged metal designs, glass, sculpture, pottery and paintings.
Dryden Pottery – 341 Whittington Ave - 501-623-4201
A fixture in Hot Springs since 1956, Dryden Pottery has been creating unique pottery made with local Arkansas quartz silica and their in-house created glazes in Hot Springs since 1956 through three generations.
Fox Pass Pottery - 379 Fox Pass - 501-623-9906
Jim & Barbara Larkin's Fox Pass Pottery is located in a rustic and tranquil woodland setting nestled against Hot Springs National Park. They make a wide range of functional ware fired in gas or wood fired kilns, including vases, lidded containers, dinnerware, serving pieces, mugs, pitchers and teapots. At Fox Pass you can watch the activity in the studio, ask questions, and browse the showroom. Do yourself a favor and take a drive down Park Avenue and keep going until you see the Fox Pass turn on the left then pull up to their studio and browse some great pottery. Jim Larkin of Fox Pass Pottery was named the 2012 Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council.
Gallery Central - 340A Central Avenue
Gallery Central in downtown Hot Springs represents many exceptional artists. The studio has a collection of glass art, oil paintings, watercolor paintings, ceramics, sculptures and more.
Justus Fine Art Gallery – 827 A Central Avenue - 501-321-2335
Paintings and photographs on display from many well known artists.
Legacy Fine Art Gallery – 804 Central Ave. - 501-762-0840
Legacy Fine Art features an array of art. Every month in preparation for the Hot Springs Gallery Walk the entire gallery is re-hung to rotate works and to display new art.
Loi’s Fine Art Gallery - 907 Central Ave. - 501-623-6228
Loi’s Fine Art is the studio of Loi and Dawn Nguyen. They feature contemporary and modern art paintings. Loi studied art in Vietnam and has commissioned thousands of art pieces in his lifetime. Open by appointment only.
Riley Art Glass Studio - 710 West Grand Ave - 501-318-6193
Riley Art Glass Studio is a partnership of two brothers, Charles and Michael Riley. They specialize in one of a kind hand blown or sculpted glass art objects. They welcome guests to their studio to watch their glass blowing skills.
Whittington Gallery – 307 Whittington Ave - 501-607-0214
Paintings and creations from Arkansas artists are on display.
Hot Springs, Arkansas Art Related Websites