Cultural Events

Ouachita Little Theatre

The Ouachita Little Theatre is a non-profit organization that performs shows for the Polk County community as well as the citizens of Mena. This community based theatrical group purposes to provide the community with quality shows of comedy, musicals, and drama; as well as producing workshops in the theatre arts, and providing an avenue for children interested in drama (Junior Ouachita Little Theatre).


Membership in the organization gives one the opportunity to vote on board members, tickets to three shows each year, insurance for the actors, and special receptions.


For more information call the information line at 479-243-0186 Tues-Fri 10am – 5pm. |


Mena Art Gallery

Mena Art Gallery is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization that supports individual and community involvement in the creative arts, and strives to inspire and serve all ages of artists. They provide workshops, seminars, classes, art shows, exhibits and more. New exhibits are displayed monthly in the gallery and they have a gallery store that has unique, handmade gifts.

Mena Art Gallery is open Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A schedule of shows and events can be found on their website at
607 Mena Street, P.O. Box 871, Mena, AR 71953 – 479-394-3880.


SWA National Juried Painting Competition