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Core Values

The Arkansas Arts Center and its staff hold the following core values as representative of their commitment to the mission and vision of the institution:


  • Collaboration: Continually improve through combined efforts and a partnership mindset both internally and externally to incorporate our mission into the fabric of our community.
  • Relevance: Strive to be an irreplaceable part of the civic and cultural lives of our community.  
  • Excellence: Maintain the highest standards of skill, professionalism, and leadership across board, staff and volunteer members. 
  • Accountability: Take ownership of both successes and failures while behaving with integrity and fostering an environment of responsibility for positive outcomes. 
  • Trust: Serve as faithful stewards of our resources, displaying the highest level of ethical behavior to ensure everything we do preserves the trust of our community.
  • Inclusiveness: Inspire a welcoming and engaging environment for people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Visibility: Contribute to the continuing scholarship of the arts and arts education by growing relationships locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Education: Advance arts education through ongoing innovation, outreach, and feedback.

Business Hours: Mon – Fri 9 AM - 5 PM    Museum Shop Hours: Tues - Fri 10 AM to 6 PM | Sat 10 AM to 4 PM | Sun - Mon CLOSED     
Address: 2510 Cantrell Rd., P.O. Box 2137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2137      Phone: 501.372.4000

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