Gallery Walk

Held the first Friday of every month since 1989 in its scenic and historic downtown, Hot Springs’ monthly Gallery Walk features the opening of new art exhibitions showcased in downtown fine art galleries and studio spaces. From contemporary to traditional, the diverse offerings of Gallery Walk arts and cultural scene make Hot Springs the place to be on the first Friday of each month.

Gallery WalkFriday, June 75 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Upcoming Gallery Walk Dates for 2024

June 7 • July 5 • August 2 • September 6 • October 4 • November 1 • December 6

The following galleries will be open for Gallery Walk on Friday, June 7.  

Central Cabaret and Nightclub – 1008 Central Avenue

In an effort to add a stop to the esteemed long-running gallery walk, Central Cabaret & Nightclub at 1008-1014 Central will be featuring works of some of the original founders in the Art community of downtown Hot Springs. Artists include: the late Jeanfo, Carole Katchen, Richard Stephens, Gary Simmons, Randy Groden, Benini, Julie Williams, Gary Reid Perkins, Chris Rix, the late Sue Norton Kent, Linda Palmer & Bethany Steelman. The kitchen & bar will be opened until 11 so come early and then come back!

Justus Fine Art Gallery – 827 A Central Avenue

The June Exhibit at Justus Fine Art Gallery will welcome summer with a selection of work by Robyn Horn, Dolores Justus, Dennis McCann, Sammy Peters, Sandra Sell, Pete Sixbey, Gene Sparling, Elizabeth Weber, Emily Wood, and others. The opening reception will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2024 as part of the monthly Gallery Walk in downtown Hot Springs. Exhibit dates: June 7-30, 2024. 

Legacy Fine Art Gallery – 804 Central Avenue

Step into the welcoming space of Legacy Fine Art Gallery for an enjoyable evening featuring the latest creations by local talent Patrick Cunningham and discover the enduring sculptures of the late artist JeanFo. It’s a perfect opportunity to explore new art and mingle with fellow art lovers in our community. We can’t wait to see you there! 

Rebecca Peterman Photography – 801 Central Avenue, Suite 30

The photographic art of Rebecca Peterman includes architectural photos of downtown Hot Springs and the premiere of her 50/Fifty Series of portrait stories of women over 50 and the ways they transform as they age. 

American Art Gallery – 724 Central Avenue

Featuring gallery artists Jimmy Leach, Ellen Schumacher, Susan H Washington, Carole Beam, Southwest Jewelry by Ernie Bolieu, and pottery by Valerie Hanks-Goetz. Enjoy Gallery Walk at one of Hot Springs’ original galleries. 

Collective Arts Gallery – 620 Central Ave Suite 2B

Join the 60 local artists of Collective Arts Gallery for a fun night of art and music! Located on Central Ave, on the second floor, above the post office, with elevator access in the back of the building. Wine and snacks will be available, contributed as always, by our generous artists. 

Artists’ Workshop Gallery – 610A Central Avenue

Featured artists for June are Kristi Ahlquist and Pat Langewis, and featured miniature artists are Linda Shearer and Jennifer Wheeler. Art from the Lake Hamilton High School has been organized by Rana Ward and will be featuredThe renown Charlie Mink will once again be supplying the sound track during Gallery Walk.

All Things Arkansas – 610 Central Avenue

Features products from Arkansas, made in Arkansas, and related to Arkansas. Open for Gallery Walk with one-of-a-kind local treasures.

Wrapped Gift Boutique – 404 Central Avenue

Features the work of local artists Allison Parsons and Riley Art Glass. In addition to the stunning works of local artists, Wrapped has the perfect gift for any occasion. 

Aqua – 340 Central Avenue

Located adjacent to the beautiful and historic Waters Hotel. Agua is the sister store to Wrapped and Downtown Hot Springs’ newest shop. Aqua features the iconic Angels by Lori Arnold, as well as art by Allison Parsons and Riley Art Glass. Open until 7 p.m.

Kollective Coffee + Tea – 110 Central Avenue

View the incomparable work of painter, Isaac Helguera, through November at Kollective Coffee + Tea. 

Circle Gallery at Emergent Arts – 341 A Whittington Avenue

More Than Skin Deep. A new exhibit featuring the works of community members which asked them to “Celebrate YOU” by showing the ways they are amazing, vulnerable, loveable, helpful, earnest, broken or whole, the things they are great at and not so great at, and the things that make them unique and beautiful. Artists (of any experience level) were asked to contribute works which will be displayed through the month of June.

Dryden Pottery – 341 Whittington Avenue

A culmination of over 75 years of research and development. Third generation owned and operated, in-house formulated glazes and custom-blended clay combine to create a finished quality easily recognizable as “Dryden.” Also showing works by John Zubro during the month of June. The Dryden showroom has one-of-a-kind,original, new, vintage, collectible, Dryden pottery for sale.

Electric Strawberry – 500 W Grand Avenue

June 7th 6-8pm AND through it the entire month of June our Art Feature is known as Brendullfkyart on socials! Meet the artist and enjoy samples from the coffee cafe! PLUS Get Salty Sessions also $5 off during Art Walk! Patio open weather dependent! 

Vapor Valley Gallery and Studios – 121 Grove Street

Beautifully historic and welcoming art gallery featuring 25+ local artists. The Gallery is set-up in a 100-year-old house that was listed in the Green Book as the tourist inn, “Rest A While, ” and is located in the heart of the Pleasant Street Historic District! 

Gallery participation may change based on availability.