Programs

The Arkansas Arts Council provides many programs and services to promote and assist Arkansas artists.

Arkansas Artist Registry

Arkansas Artist Registry

A central resource that documents and promotes Arkansas visual artists.



Featured artwork above: "Happiness" by Sheila Cantrell.

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Arkansas Living Treasure Award

Arkansas Living Treasure Award

Recognizes Arkansans who have over a lifetime made significant contributions to their state and communities.

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Get SM<strong>ART</strong>!

Get SMART!

A series of workshops that cover art related topics for individual artists and arts organizations.

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Governor's Arts Awards

Governor's Arts Awards

An annual recognition of individuals and corporations for their support of the arts in Arkansas. See the current and past GAA recipients.

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Small Works On Paper (SWOP) Touring Exhibition

Small Works On Paper (SWOP) Touring Exhibition

An annual touring visual arts exhibition coordinated by the Arkansas Arts Council.

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Sally A. Williams Artist Fund

Sally A. Williams Artist Fund

Assistance grants intended to support professional development and advance an artist’s career.

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ArtLinks 2015

ArtLinks 2015

A statewide arts conference October 25-27, 2015 in Northwest Arkansas. This year's conference is all about creating, advocating, and educating.

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