USGBC AR and AIA Arkansas Tour of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock, January 19, 11:30-1

  • 19 January 2023
  • Start time : 11:30 AM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC AR and AIA Arkansas
  • Event Location : Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts, 501 East Ninth Street, Little Rock, AR, 72202, United States
Green Building Tour of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock
Event Description

This green buildin tour will be given by Erik Swindle, Director of Facilities & Security at Museum of Fine Arts and other Museum staff.

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA), formerly known as the Arkansas Arts Center, is located in MacArthur Park, Little Rock, Arkansas. After years of ambitious planning, AMFA has launched a transformative building project to renovate, expand, and fully activate the all-new MacArthur Park campus in downtown Little Rock. Through the creative use of light, space, and form, the new Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts will be elevated into a work of beauty and inspiration. The new museum will be a significant architectural landmark for the region. The design preserves and features the building’s historic elements, and applies elegant architectural solutions to facilitate inspiring encounters with the arts.

The building’s key feature is a pleated roof that blossoms to the north and south. Prominent glass-enclosed spaces at each entrance welcome visitors into the building, from MacArthur Park at the south and downtown Little Rock at the north. The north courtyard entrance features a nod to the past in the renewed 1937 façade of the Museum of Fine Arts. On the south side of the building, the innovative roofline creates a luminous grand atrium that showcases the progression of the space and connects the museum’s various programming areas.



  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC AR and AIA Arkansas
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Access for this educational tour is restricted as the Museum will not open to the public until April 2023.

      Space is limited, so USGBC AR recommends registering prior to the holiday break.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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