What's New

What's New

Meet Council Member Donna Young

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, June 17, 2019

Donna Young, of Van Buren, has long dedicated herself to helping others. She is a member of the Board of Directors for CASA of Crawford County, which helps children through the legal s ... Read More

Xu Honored as Arkansas Living Treasure

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, May 03, 2019

HOT SPRINGS -- More than 100 people turned out Thursday, May 2, to honor LongHua Xu, the 2019 Arkansas Living Treasure, at a reception at the Hot Springs Convention Center at 134 Convention  ... Read More

2019 Arkansas Living Treasure: Longhua Xu

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, February 08, 2019

We are pleased to announce Longhua Xu, of Hot Springs, as this year’s Arkansas Living Treasure! “Xu has dedicated his life to refining his art and is a wonderful addition to our Li ... Read More

From History to Art

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, January 31, 2019

Artists are influenced by their surroundings, but we also inspire change. That’s why some of the best art schools ask art students to brush up on their history lessons. It turns out, u ... Read More

Ten Ways to Creative Journaling

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 13, 2018

Artists need to know themselves to be able tell their stories through their art. In fact, top art schools, including the Savannah College of Art and Design, ask students to keep a j ... Read More

Creative Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Make Art

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, December 07, 2018

via GIPHY (https://giphy.com/gifs/mtv-daria-2aZLNmCeHq29G) Based on our recent poll, creative minds tend to struggle with a little procrastination. Here’s our non-scientific ideas to break th ... Read More

Five Reasons to Support the Arts in Arkansas

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, November 26, 2018

We love the arts for the sake of arts, but did you know arts are an important part of Arkansans' health and of the state's economy? Here are five reasons to support the arts in Arkansas.  ... Read More

GetSmART! Success!

Arkansas Arts Council - Saturday, November 17, 2018

Our latest workshop is a roaring success, but more workshops are being planned! On Saturday, visual artists learned they must express their individual voices as part of marketing.  ... Read More

Veterans Creative Arts Initiative To Continue

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

About 12 military veterans, community leaders and local artists meet Tuesday morning to discuss extending and improving a new pilot program meant to help military veterans get acces ... Read More

Free Webinar on Grant Writing

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, November 05, 2018

We will co-host an all-day, free webinar on grant writing Friday, Nov. 9 in Little Rock. Deadline to register is Tuesday, so sign up right away! The program is free and open to  ... Read More