What's New

What's New

Resource Toolbox for Arkansas Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, April 09, 2020

Artists and arts organizations in Arkansas are feeling the financial impact of COVID-19. As restaurants, theaters and other venues close, everyone from musicians to improv comedians are  ... Read More

New Grant Paves the Way for Relief for Arts Organizations

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, April 08, 2020

The Arkansas Arts Council will receive $441,500 in funding from the National Endowment for the Arts that will be used to create financial relief for nonprofit arts organizations statewide. “Th ... Read More

Apply Now for A Fellowship!

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 30, 2020

Apply by April 10 for the opportunity to earn an Individual Artist Fellowship! The Arkansas Arts Council opened its Individual Artist Fellowship awards this past December! Up to nine fellowshi ... Read More

A Message from the Director

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 23, 2020

No one needs to be reminded of the uncertainties we as a community, state and nation face right now. However, our arts communities are strong, and we will get through this together. During these u ... Read More

Grant Brings Arts to Veterans

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

Do you have plans for writing, music, theater or visual arts programs that will help veterans in your community? We are accepting grants for future projects! We are interested in bringing the ... Read More

Michael Warrick named the 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

The Arkansas Arts Council is pleased to announce and recognize Michael Warwick as the 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure for his work and dedication to the craft of metalworking. “Creating and teac ... Read More

​ Lattimore Joins Arts Council Advisory Board

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

Pastor Ricky Lattimore, of McGehee, is the newest member of the Advisory Council for the Arkansas Arts Council. “I wanted to be on the board because I am a lover of art,” Lattimore said. L ... Read More

Meet Advisory Council Member Gin Brown

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

Eugenia “Gin” Brown, of Mountain View, is a crafter, arts lover and arts supporter who spends her time advocating for the arts community of District 2, which covers north-central Arkansas from Whi ... Read More

Events, Workshops Canceled

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

We canceled three events in March and have put a hold on scheduling more workshops and events through mid-May. The move comes as COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, hits Arkansas. Event ... Read More

Larkin Creates Pottery Magic for Governor’s Arts Awards

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, March 05, 2020

The magic of pottery is it can be beautiful and useful simultaneously, said Fletcher Larkin, the artist who created this year’s Governor’s Arts Awards. “The pots I make are not flashy. ... Read More