A destination all its own, Eureka Springs is understandably located at the heart of the Arkansas Art Trail. Tucked into the Ozark Mountains, this unassuming little mountain village has big appeal. Eureka Springs is sought after by artists and others looking for inspiration from nature. Art, architecture, music, and natural beauty come together in Eureka Springs. Discover for yourself why it has been recognized as a “Top 25 Arts Destination” by American Style Magazine.
Art. Eureka Springs is home to more than 400 working artists. Explore dozens of fine art galleries featuring works by local and world renowned artists. Downtown streets come alive with street musicians and art crowds during Second Saturday Art Gallery Strolls. In fact, Eureka Springs celebrates art the entire month of May during the May Festival of the Arts. Eureka Springs puts on a Grand Illumination, Artrageous Parade, special art exhibits and more. For more events, visit the Official Calendar of Events for the Greater Eureka Springs Region.
Sit down with artists and make your own art at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts or watch art being made at The Art Colony and follow us on Facebook for information on upcoming studio tours of Eureka Springs artists. The work of local artists’ Edward C. Robison III and Larry Mansker are featured on this website. Visit Sacred Earth Gallery to see more of Edward’s fine art photography and discover your new favorite artist at the Eureka Springs Artist Registry.
Architecture. The entire town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is recognized as one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Explore the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa overlooking Eureka Springs and follow the winding streets of the historic loop to discover historic Victorian homes tucked into the mountainside. Visit an icon, one of AIA’s top designs of the 20th century, Thorncrown Chapel.
Music. Eureka Springs is home to nationally recognized music events featuring a variety of music styles including the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, the Bluegrass Festival, and Opera of the Ozarks at Inspiration Point.
Exploration… Nature is all around you in Eureka Springs. Explore Lake Leatherwood, Black Bass Lake, or any of the dozens of Natural Springs and pocket parks right in town. Downtown Eureka Springs has a fun atmosphere every day of the week. Retail boutiques, antique stores, art galleries and farmers markets make shopping an adventure. Learn more about shopping and events in historic downtown Eureka Springs by visiting the Eureka Springs Downtown Network.