Besides offering public classes in the arts, the Arts & Science Center maintains a permanent collection of art works.

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas

Providing a Vibrant Array of Opportunities for Interactive Learning


ASC was founded in 1968, made

a commission of the City of

Pine Bluff in 1971, and accredited with the American Alliance of Museums in 2001. ASC presents programming in the visual arts, performing arts, and the sciences through exhibits, performances, classes, and local partnerships.

Educational programming occurs on and off site and area schools

are encouraged to visit for free exhibition tours and hands-on activities. Classes are offered for

children, youth, and adults with scholarships available. Gallery admission, hands-on programming, and school field trips are all free thanks  to sponsors, successful grant writing, and the generosity of the local community.

A popular feature of the ASC programming schedule is Live@Five, a monthly music series offered the first Friday of the every month, featuring live jazz, blues and rock & roll performed by popular local and regional acts, such as On Call Band. Performances are scheduled from 5:00 until 7:00PM. Cost of the evening is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

ASC is located at 701 S. Main Street in Pine Bluff. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10:00AM until 5:00PM and Saturday, 1:00 until 4:00PM. For more information, call 870.536.3375 or visit the official website.