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The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC) in Pine Bluff, Arkansas serves as a cultural crossroad: engaging, educating, and entertaining through the arts and sciences. Founded in 1968, the museum offers three exhibition galleries, interactive youth activity space and the 232-seat Catherine M. Bellamy Theater.
ASC presents programming in the visual arts, performing arts and the sciences through exhibits, performances and classes that are fun for children, youth and adults. Fun and diverse events tied to this programming include Second Saturday Family FunDay, Live @ 5 Concert Series and Art Night on the Block.
The ARTSpace and ART WORKS on Main, located at 623 and 627 S. Main Street. The ARTSpace features a retail gallery of works by regional artists, community gallery space, hands-on arts workshop studio and rental space. ART WORKS is home to the 65-seat Adam B. Robinson Jr. Black Box Theater, as well as artist-in-residence apartments and studios.
Gallery admission, hands-on programming and school field trips are all free. Plan your trip today!
The Arkansas Arts Council advances and empowers the arts by providing services and funding for programming that encourages and assists literary, performing and visual artists in achieving standards of professional excellence. The Arkansas Arts Council also provides technical and financial assistance to Arkansas arts organizations and other providers of cultural and educational programs. This statewide programming and assistance ultimately provides cultural, educational and economic opportunities for the benefit of all Arkansans.