A continuous tradition for 25 years and counting, galleries stay open late for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of each month to host openings of new exhibits by local, regional, national and international artists.  From contemporary to traditional art, the diverse offerings in this arts and cultural scene place Hot Springs at No. 4 among the 100 Best Art Towns in America. 

The Hot Springs Arts District is a unique blending of natural beauty surrounded by a National Historic District.  The city of Hot Springs nurtures talented artists from all genres, drawing visitors from around the world and enriching our community with festivals, poetry, art exhibits, concerts and one of the longest running Documentary Film Festivals.

For more information regarding individual arts events and exhibits or local events in general, view the online calendar of events at www.hotsprings.org or call 501-321-2277

Listings of Galleries 

Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Avenue. features "Metemphsychosis" art by Haylee Wolf.

Drydenpottery Dryden located at 341 Whittington Avenue open for with a variety of unique one-of-a-kind art pottery. Useable ART. The potters wheel will be set up and available for anybody who is interested to try their had at it, for free.

Whittington Gallery / Studios, 307 Whittington Avenue, Celebrate Christmas at the 2nd Annual Xmas Party at gallery walk ! Music by the Tone chasers , and xmas Carol's by Ove and Evo , lots of food and drinks of, of course, 47 local artist ! Great gift ideas for original presents! And were giving this great wooden bowl by Morse Craig, stop by for gallery walk and put your name in the bowl.

Emergent Arts Día de los Muertos - Gallery Walk 341 Whittington Avenue, Opening reception small works of original art and fine craft for the Small Works, Big Gifts exhibit! Retail price per piece no more than $100, so it's a great place to get Christmas for friends and family.

The Avenue in The Waters Hotel, 240 Central Avenue, stop by to see the artwork of Daniel Mark Cassity

Crystal Springs Mining Co., 620 Central Avenue, will feature a selection of unique carved mineral bowls and onyx lamps in a variety of styles and sizes. These natural pieces a highlight the warmth and beauty found in nature and are stunning additions to any décor.

Artists' Workshop Gallery, 610- A Central Avenue, will feature artists Joanne Kunath and Pam Reeder. Kunath's paintings give any decorator the joy and energy that bright colors provide. Her works complement the home and stimulate conversations. Her art is professionally framed. Reeder’s paintings are a unique fusion of abstract and expressionistic elements. Utilizing both acrylic and mixed media, her work is distinguished by bold colors and energetic brushstrokes. Her favorite subjects are florals and women, as well as a fondness for plein-air painting.

American Art Gallery and Gifts LLC, 724 Central Avenue, 

Gallery Central, 800 Central Avenue, will feature new art from Charles Guess, Jacqueline Ellens, and Jennifer Wilson in Memphis
Visit www.gallerycentralfineart.com for more information. 

Legacy Fine Art Gallery, 804 Central Avenue. Stop by and see Carole Katchen's chefs, Elizabeth Webber's abstracts and much more. 

Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Avenue, will feature new work by Dolores Justus and Dan Thornhill, along with a selection of work by Donnie Copeland, Matthew Hasty, Robyn Horn, Jill Kyong, Charles Peer, Sammy Peters, Tony Saladino, Sandra Sells(Art Sell's), Gene Sparling, and others. Musician and author Ricko Donovan will be play Holiday and Celtic music selections on a hammered dulcimer in celebration of the season. The exhibit will be on display December 7-31, 2018. ,

Hot Springs Convention Center, Visit Hot Springs, 134 Convention Blvd, 5:00-8:00, “The Soul of Arkansas,” an exhibit of 40 paintings by internationally acclaimed artist Longhua Xu

Landmark Building, Henderson State University, Hot Springs Campus, 201 Market Street, T, "Limited Editions" an Arkansas Society of Printmakers (ASP) exhibit from December 7– February 22. It showcases unique, original pieces of art created using printmaking techniques such as relief, intaglio, etching, lithograph, woodblock, and linocut. Artists' reception is at 5 - 8 pm. The artists include: Daniel Adams, Sarah Burns, Kristin DeGeorge, Nancy Dunaway, DebiLynn Fendley, Christine Guenard, Neil Harrington, Tammy Harrington, Jeri Hillis, Belinda Jeffers, Robyn Oxford, Rana Ward, David Warren, and Christopher Williams. Henderson State University (HSU) printmaking students participating are: Kris Keys, James Langley, Angel Olguin, Arian Villarreal, and Catherine Wachob.

Details will be added as they are available.

Featured image, Artists' Workshop Gallery Joanne Kunath's 'Mates Forever'