What's New

What's New

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

Governor’s Arts Awards Tickets End March 6

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, March 05, 2020

Come honor artists, arts educators and arts supporters during the Governor’s Arts Awards at noon Tuesday, March 17, at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. “Arkansas is filled with  ... Read More

Screenwriting Workshops Selling Out

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Our screenwriting workshops are consistently selling out! Come learn the art of screenwriting with professional writer and instructor Dr. Russell Leigh Sharman from 10 a.m. to 4 p. ... Read More

Artspace to Release Market Survey Results

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Find out the results of a massive Arts Market Study for Central Arkansas during the free “Artspace Soiree” and reveal party at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center at 501  ... Read More

Arts Council Seeks to Support Veterans and the Arts

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Arkansas Arts Council staff recently talked with veterans at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System about a grant that aims to bring more arts services to veterans statewide. “We are  ... Read More

Poetry Out Loud Workshop Set for Feb. 1

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

High school students interested in competing in Poetry Out Loud, the national poetry recitation competition, can learn from top ranked poets during a special, free workshop at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, ... Read More