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You must be a current member of the AAC to join the Contemporaries.

The Contemporaries is an affiliate-membership group of the Arkansas Arts Center whose members are made up of young art enthusiasts who wish to expand their knowledge and appreciation of the arts. The Contemporaries program gives young professionals an opportunity to see all that the Arkansas Arts Center has to offer and an avenue to experience local art in many forms. Through exclusive tours of the Arkansas Arts Center, private homes and local galleries, the members of the Contemporaries enjoy numerous opportunities throughout the year to develop a more informed appreciation of art.

Additional benefits of your membership to the Contemporaries include:

  • Invitations to all Contemporaries events, including visits to local art galleries, tours of private collections, visits to artist studios and the annual holiday party.
  • Discounted admission to all Contemporaries sponsored programs.
  • Invitation to attend the annual Collectors Show and Sale with the opportunity to purchase artwork prior to the public opening.

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Membership to the Contemporaries is open to members of the Arkansas Arts Center between the age of 21 and 45 (ish). Annual dues to the Contemporaries are $30 individual or $40 couple/dual, in addition to your membership to the Arkansas Arts Center. If you would like to become a member of the Arkansas Arts Center, please click here.

To join the Contemporaries, log in to your account, select a Contemporaries membership and add it to your basket below.


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Arkansas Arts Center programs are supported in part by: Arkansas Arts Center Foundation; City of Little Rock; City of North Little Rock; Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau;
and the Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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