• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

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  • RFP for Maurice and Libbey Bathhouses

    Requests for Proposals for the Maurice and Libbey Bathhouses are being accepted from 7/7/14 to 1/30/15. Click on the "Management" link in the left column for more information.

  • Elevator closure

    Hot Springs National Park regrets to announce that the elevator in the Fordyce Visitor Center is closed for maintenance. The upper and lower levels are accessible only by stairways. The elevator will be placed back into service in about 4 to 6 weeks.

  • 2015 Artist-in-Residence Program Cancelled

    Due to the 100th anniversary celebration for the Fordyce Bathhouse, there will be no Artist-in-Residence program at Hot Springs National Park for 2015. Check back later next year for announcements and application information for the 2016 AIR program.

2008 Artist-In-Residence Images

watercolor picture of open display springs at Hot Springs National Park. Central is a cave-looking structure, formed by rock on the surface. Light blue water flows into a lower pool. Also flowing into the lower pool is water from a spring on the left. Around the pools is a rose colored surface. Surrounding the springs is green with small brown tree stems and pastel pink and orange
Open Springs
Millie Steveken, April 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
brown serpentine shape with concentric brown lines on either side representing the stream. clusters of small green brush touches on top center, mid right and lower left corner represent leaves
Gulpha Creek
Kerry St. Laurent, May 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
Water color paining of corner of bath stall, showing white chair on left with Fordyce bath towel haning on on it and on right, the edge of a tub with a clock sitting on the edge
Bathing Beauty
Jo Anne Doshier, June 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
Tinted photo of a young girl with long blond hair standing in a stream; her head is back in laughter. Behind her is a bridge and treeslining the stream. The girl is wearing a pink top and white shorts.
Caroline at Gulpha Creek
David Corbell, July 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
Painting of the bronze eagles, side by side, and the tops of the limestone pylons on which they are mounted, at the former formal entrance to the park on Bathhouse Row. The eagles have a blue patina; there is a partly cloudy sky for the background.
The Eagles
Elise McWilliams, August 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
Watercolor painting of a green hillside with three green boxes sticking up out of the grass (spring boxes) in the foreground, a red brick patch with a black fence on the outside edge and a building top rising out of the hillside, white with a gray roof
Spring Boxes
Jeanne Kosfeld, September 2008 Artist-In-Residence
 
Watercolor painting of the upper northern end of the Ozark Bathhouse and the southern end of the Quapaw Bathhouse, flying the American flag. Sky is light blue light green tree is at north end of Quapaw.
Return of Old Glory
Diane Rubacha, October 2008 Artist-In-Residence

Did You Know?

Close up of spring water dripping over algae covered rock formation.

The hot spring water at Hot Springs National Park becomes heated at a depth of approximately one mile before beginning the journey back to the surface through a fault.