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

Meet Advisory Council Member Sue Coon

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, June 10, 2019

The Advisory Council of the Arkansas Arts Council is a vital component of helping us keep the arts healthy and alive statewide. Seventeen members are chosen to represent eight Arkansas districts.  ... Read More

Small Works on Paper Exhibition Opens Friday in Searcy

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, June 04, 2019

SEARCY, AR — The 2019 Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition showcasing the work of Arkansas artists, will open Friday at the Searcy Art Gallery at 300 E. ... Read More

Jerry Fisk, Honorary Arkansas Living Treasure

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, May 31, 2019

More than 100 people gathered to recognize Jerry Fisk, a master bladesmith, as the Honorary Arkansas Living Treasure during a special ceremony May 23, 2019, at the Historic Arkansas Museum.  ... 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

Jerry Fisk to be Honored May 23

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Join us to honor a National Treasure with as the Honorary Arkansas Living Treasure! Jerry Fisk, a well-known bladesmith, will be recognized with a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  ... Read More

​ Arkansas Arts Council Grant Helps Support Public Art, Environmental Awareness Program

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, April 22, 2019

Eighteen Arkansas artists started painting storm drains in Central Arkansas this month as part of the Drain Smart program. The paintings are meant to beautify and bring attention to th ... Read More

Writing Workshop

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Kearney to Lead Writing Workshop STAR CITY, AR — Aspiring writers have the chance to learn from well-known author and publisher Janis F. Kearney during a one-day workshop on ... Read More

2019 Poetry Out Loud A Huge Success

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Parents, friends and arts supporters gathered Saturday, March 16, to hear 16 high school students recites powerful poetry at the Poetry Out Loud State Finals. High school students fro ... Read More

Governor's Arts Awards

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

It was our privilege to have the opportunity to recognize and honor great artists and arts supporters in Arkansas at the Governor's Arts Awards this past Tuesday, March 12. Hundreds of su ... Read More