Arts & The Park Events

The Arts & The Park 2022 Festival was held from April 28 – May 8. HSACA is continually updating the calendar of events to reflect evolving Covid-19 guidelines. The 2022 festival utilized virtual, in-person, indoor, and outdoor events. We ask that all participants at live events practice social distancing and wear a mask. Please visit the links below to view the offerings for 2022 Arts & The Park festival.

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Art Springs

Hosted by: HSACA

Event Type: Event

04/30/2022, 05/01/2022 Starting at: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM til: 8:00 PM, 4:00 PM, Doors Open:

Hill Wheatley Plaza
605 Central Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901


The free, 2-day, outdoor, juried, festival is bursting with talented, fine artists, artisans, kids’ events, and the Art Springs Stage featuring a multitude of live performances. Art Springs is held at Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 30th, and Sunday, May 1st, 10 AM – 4 PM.

Art Springs will celebrate our “Creative Roots” on the Art Springs Stage with performances from Philander Smith College students, Keith Symanowitz and the McCool Family Band, the Arkansas Highlands String Band, Ruff and Ready String Band, Dancers from the Quapaw Tribe, Jacob Flores, and headliner, Sad Daddy. 

The event also includes a sidewalk chalk competition, live art by the Chalk Twins, the Hot Springs Renaissance Faire, a free children's book-giveaway, and a live performance by I CAN! Dance Garland County, paint wall, and plenty of arts and crafts. Bring your appetite, as there will be plenty of food and drinks to purchase from some of Hot Springs’ best food trucks. 

Arts Springs is a partnership with Cutwell 4 Kids, Emergent Arts, Garland County Library, Hot Springs Renaissance Faire, HSACA, and the Arkansas Highlands Folk Project. Art Springs is sponsored by Arvest Bank, and A.S.M.S.A. and is made possible in part through grants from the Arkansas Arts Council and Arkansas Community Foundation. 


The 2022 Art Springs Artists:




Alison Parson

Acrylic and watercolor painting


Barb Biggerstaff Demonstrating

Mixed media, gemstones, leather and fabric


Carla Carlton Demonstrating

Jewelry with precious and semi-precious gemstones


Carol Klingbeil



Caroline Bowler

Jewelry, canvas


Carolynn Shultz

Melted wax art


Chris McHenry Demonstrating

Watercolor painting


Craig’s Uncontrolled Creations

Wood Fractal Burns


David McCracken

Acrylic painting



Don Watson Demonstrating

Painter, oil on canvas and watercolor


Donna Dunnahoe Demonstrating

Fiber artist


Donna Lawrence



Gigi Buhrow Demonstrating



Hugh Dunnahoe Demonstrating

Oil on linen


Jennifer Hogue

Simply Charming Soap Co.


John Faginkrantz Demonstrating

Acrylic collage


Justin Warrick Demonstrating

Prismacolor markers, pencils and acrylic


Linda Bush Demonstrating

Mixed media


Linda Fletcher



Lisa Garcia



Lori Arnold Demonstrating

Acrylic painting and sculpture


Marjorie Lambert



Matthew Reynolds Demonstrating

Musical instrument artist


Mijhal Daisy Poler Demonstrating



Mother Earth’s Treasures AR

Mixed media


Nancy Nichols

Jewelry with semi-precious gemstones, lampwork beads

and Swarovski crystals


Pamela Burns



Pat Langewis Demonstrating

Silk painting


Patricia Collins

Mixed media painting, pottery, mosaic, fused glass and leather purses


Pinturas Helguera Demonstrating

Oil on canvas


Rob and Cathy Feather

Copper Jewelry


Stoneman and Diane Demonstrating

Alabaster sculpture, jewelry, yard art, dreamcatchers


The Sustainable Dragonfly

Wood worker

Kate Beebe




Taylor Beebe Fedosky

Stained Glass


Virgeen Healey/Ray Schott



The Art Springs Stage and Adair Park Schedules:



Saturday, April 30th


10:00am-11:00           ASMSA Jazz Band Students

11:00-12:00 pm          Big Papa Binns

12:00pm-1:00 pm       Zinse Agginie – Music and Storytelling

1:00-1:30 pm              Chalk Walk Awards and ICan! Dance Garland County                      

1:30-2:00 pm              Fun City Chorus

2:00-3:30 pm              Keith Symanowitz and Meemaw and the Squirrel Chasers (jig dance lessons)                    

3:30-5:00 pm              Song Writing Competition (see Ashley W for finalist list for sound guys)

5:00-5:45 pm              Tony Stampley Performance (Celebrity judge for songwriting)

5:45-6:00 pm              Songwriting Awards

6:00-7:00 pm              AR Highlands String Band

7:00-9:00 pm              Sad Daddy

9:00-10:00+                Maybe Sad Daddy cont.


Sunday, May 1st


11:00 am                     Ricko Donovan – Traditional Music

12:00 pm                     Ruff and Ready String Band               

1:00 pm                       Quapaw Tribe Dancers

2:30-3:30+ pm            Jacob Flores



Adair Park open jam sessions

Charlie Mink organizer, will provide PA system


Saturday 12-3

12 - 1 PM                   Ken Tillery – Old-time guitar

1 – 2 PM                    Laura Lee Willard – American Folk Music

2 – 3 PM                    Charlie and Stu – Celtic Duo


Sunday 11-3

11 – 12 PM                2’s Company

12 – 1 PM                  Lakeside High Jazz Combo

1 – 2 PM                    Treble In The Village - Female Barbershop Quartet

2 – 3 PM                    Ms. Martin’s Music Menagerie

3 – 4 pm                    Greenbriar Trio









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Audience Ages: All Ages
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Ticketed Event? No

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