Arts & Entertainment

Cultural heights abound.

The Tri-Peaks region features many attractions that reveal the distinct history, local talent and unique entertainment experiences.


Arkansas River Valley Arts Center

Located at 1001 East B Street in Russellville, the Center hosts community, youth and children’s theatre, plus concerts and performances. Free gallery tours on weekdays.

Restored Rialto Theater, Morrilton

Live entertainment including plays, music shows and gospel singing in renovated downtown.

University of the Ozarks

A private university in Clarksville that has the outstanding Walton Fine Arts Center which hosts plays, concerts and ballets, and the Stephens Art Gallery, known for its displays of sculpture, paintings and unique collections.

Heifer Ranch Conference and Retreat Center, Heifer Project International

A one-of-a-kind educational and retreat facility. Visit the “Global Village,” a bird’s eye view of the realities of life in different parts of the world. The facility also offers guided tours, meals and an international gift shop.

Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center

Offers classrooms, a Trail of Tears research center and aquariums interpreting the varied aquatic life in the park. Hands on displays, large 360 degree aquariums and a knowledgeable staff help guests to the visitor center learn more about lake and river life.