What's New

What's New

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 from around  ... 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

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

Northwest Arkansas Potter Chosen to Make Awards

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 11, 2019

SPRINGDALE -- Gailen Hudson turned down the volume of Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor” to talk about pottery. “Pottery is the only useful, tactile art we have,” he said. Eight ... Read More

Come Celebrate and Learn with Us!

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

What’s Up at a Glance? GetSmART! Learning Series, 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 28 Arkansas Territory Bicentennial Celebration, 9-1 p.m. March 1 Governor’s Arts Awards, 12-1:30 p.m. March 12 Poet ... 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

2019 Small Works on Paper Exhibition Opens Feb. 5 in Monticello

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, January 28, 2019

Don't miss out! The next opening for this year's Small Works on Paper touring arts exhibition is Feb. 5 in the Glassblock Gallery at the Fred J. Taylor Library and Technology Center at ... Read More

Small Works on Paper draws crowd

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, January 14, 2019

A touring exhibit showcasing artists from across Arkansas drew more than 90 people for its opening reception Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas  ... Read More

Simple Resolutions to Make Your Best Art in 2019

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, January 04, 2019

Are you still searching for that resolution? Something to really improve you and your art in 2019? Try out our five resolutions! 1. One sketch per day. The Sketch-A-Day challenge can hel ... Read More