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The Arkansas Pen Show is a yearly presentation of the Arkansas Pen Club. Its purpose its to provide an inviting space for pen enthusiasts, and the curious, to gather together to celebrate vintage and modern fountain pens of all styles and price ranges.

Photograph of a vendor table at a recent Arkansas Pen Show

This year's 2025 show marks the 42nd anniversary for the Arkansas Pen Show, hosted by the Arkansas Pen Club. At the beginning, the show was a modest gathering at Vanness Pen Store, but it's been publicized and held every year since 1983. Of course, we've grown tremendously since those early days, and our event now brings attendees and exhibitors from all over the country.

Our valued sponsors include ART Outfitters, Newton Pens, Grifos Pens of Italy, Hinze Pens, Pen World Magazine, and Vanness Pen Shop

Whether you are interested in vintage or modern pens, inks, handwriting, fine writing papers and notepads, or the art of calligraphy, the Arkansas Pen Show will have something of interest for you.

The Arkansas Pen Club meets at 6:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Corky's BBQ restaurant on Bowman Road in Little Rock. Anyone with an interest in fountain pens is invited.

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