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

Weekly Livestream Discusses Arts in Arkansas

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Let’s talk all things art! Join Patrick Ralston, director of the Arkansas Arts Council, and staff for livestream conversations about arts, grants, programs and more at 1 p.m. every Thursda ... Read More

Governor's Arts Awards Open for Nominations

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, July 28, 2020

(http://www.arkansasarts.org/blog/2020governorsartsawards)The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards! The deadline to nominate a recipient is Sept. 4.  ... 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

Top Five Accomplishments of 2019

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 12, 2019

Staff at the Arkansas Arts Council worked hard this past year to provide more professional development opportunities for artists and arts supporters and to bring the arts to more Arkan ... Read More

ArtLinks Draws on Creative Economy

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 100 people recently gathered for the Arkansas Arts Council’s statewide arts conference, ArtLinks, to learn how to use the arts to boost rural and urban economies, enhance cultural  ... Read More

GetSmART! Workshop to Help Grant Researchers

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, September 09, 2019

Learn the basics of researching grant opportunities through the Foundation Directory Online! The Arkansas Arts Council, in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System, will  ... 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