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The Murphy Arts District

The Murphy Arts District’s goal is to provide the city of El Dorado with creative outlets to explore music, dance, theater, art and food in fun and immersive ways.

Festivals & Entertainment

Festival City of the South!

El Dorado Festivals & Events, also known as the Murphy Arts District, is a mission driven 501(c)3 company founded to create the “Festival City of the South!” Embracing the spirit of Southern arts and culture, “MAD” is looking to engage new economic opportunity for the city through the creation of an Arts & Entertainment district in the southern core of historic downtown El Dorado.

El Dorado Festivals & Events, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, operates the Murphy Arts District. MAD is dedicated to presenting a diverse selection of culturally-rich performances, concerts, and educational programming.


The Murphy Arts District 
101 E. Locust Street
El Dorado AR 71730
(870) 863-4547


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