What's New

What's New

Resource Toolbox for Arkansas Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, August 21, 2020

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

Art/Voice/Arkansas Aims to Share Students' Work

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, June 19, 2020

We are taking submissions for visual and literary art by Arkansas students in kindergarten through 12th grades. We want to hear from our young artists, so send us a video or photo of your be ... Read More

Michael Warrick Talks Craft

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Michael Warrick, the 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure, has studied his craft of metalworking for 30 years and has become an international artist in his field. Recently, he drove to California t ... 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

Small Works on Paper Opening Reception, Touring Schedule Set

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 12, 2019

The 2020 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition will kick off with a free opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock! Free tickets are  ... Read More

Small Works on Paper Exhibition Opens Nov. 11 in Hope

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

HOPE, AR — The 2019 Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition showcasing the work of Arkansas artists, will open Monday, Nov. 11, at the University of Arkansas at Hope.  ... Read More

Applications for Two Mini-Grants Open Sept. 1

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The Arkansas Arts Council will begin accepting applications for two of its mini-grant programs Sept. 1. Arts in Education and Arts for Lifelong Learning mini-grants will open and  ... Read More

Top 10 Tips for Getting into a Gallery

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Art galleries can be great for artists who want to meet collectors and get help with promotion and marketing. “If you enter into a good partnership, they’ll help your career and move your wor ... 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