Events at ESSE


  • Our newest exhibit, That '70s Exhibit, runs from January 14th through March 22nd

  • SoMa After Dark is March 6th, April 3rd, and May 1st
  •  Enjoy 1/2 priced admission to the museum EVERY Wednesday

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Events at The ESSE Center



The ESSE Center is an eclectic retrofitted warehouse space within The ESSE Purse Museum. An intimate venue, with a comfortable capacity of 50 - 75 people, it has a private entrance, a mini kitchenette with running water, restroom facilities, and a curated art collection. The ESSE Center is the home of The Authentic Self Little Rock, the non-profit arm of The ESSE Purse Museum. The space can also be rented for public or private events and it is a great location for readings, dinner parties, film screenings, meditation, and more! Contact info@the-authentic-self.org to inquire about rentals and partnership opportunities.

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ABOUT THE AUTHENTIC SELF LITTLE ROCK

The Authentic Self Little Rock (TASLR) is the non-profit arm of The ESSE Purse Museum. TASLR is dedicated to creating and facilitating sustainable signature programming geared towards collaborative community events and expanding cultural understanding through raising literary, spiritual, and artistic consciousness. TASLR events take place inside of The ESSE Center, an eclectic retrofitted warehouse space within The ESSE Purse Museum. An intimate venue with a curated art collection and a unique vibe... come vibrate higher with us!