The Walton Arts Center is Arkansas' premier performing arts center and is supported by the Walton family of Walmart fame. The complex has larger auditoriums for performances, smaller theaters for independent or youth works, and well as various lobbies, reception rooms, and a simply beautiful rose garden. In short, if you're looking to see a great concert or Broadway-level play or musical in Arkansas, the Walton Arts Center is by far the best place around.
Have a look ahead of time at the schedule to see what's on during your visit. There are usually traveling plays and musicals, activities and workshop for kids, and regular concerts ranging from classical orchestra performances to jazz to more experimental groups. Beyond just live performances, you can also see traveling art exhibits at the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery. Again, make sure to check out the website as they Walton Art Center usually hosts receptions for new art exhibit where you can meet the artists themselves.