What's New

What's New

Resource Toolbox for Arkansas Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, May 28, 2020

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

Arkansas Arts Council CARES Act Grants Set to Open

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of Arkansas Heritage, will begin taking grant applications at 12 a.m. Thursday, May 28, from nonprofit arts organizations in need and begin distributing fundin ... 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

Art/Voice/Arkansas Aims to Share Students' Work

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Help us kick off our new program, Art/Voice/Arkansas, and showcase your art by sharing with us! We are taking submissions for visual and literary art by Arkansas students in kindergarten thro ... Read More


Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, May 08, 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

‘Small Works on Paper’ Submissions Open May 18

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, May 08, 2020

The Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage, will accept artwork submissions for the 2021 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition from May 18 to July 24. “Small Works on Pap ... Read More

New Grant Paves the Way for Relief for Arts Organizations

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, April 08, 2020

The Arkansas Arts Council will receive $441,500 in funding from the National Endowment for the Arts that will be used to create financial relief for nonprofit arts organizations statewide. “Th ... Read More

Apply Now for A Fellowship!

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 30, 2020

Apply by April 10 for the opportunity to earn an Individual Artist Fellowship! The Arkansas Arts Council opened its Individual Artist Fellowship awards this past December! Up to nine fellowshi ... Read More

A Message from the Director

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 23, 2020

No one needs to be reminded of the uncertainties we as a community, state and nation face right now. However, our arts communities are strong, and we will get through this together. During these u ... Read More

Grant Brings Arts to Veterans

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

Do you have plans for writing, music, theater or visual arts programs that will help veterans in your community? We are accepting grants for future projects! We are interested in bringing the ... Read More