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What's New

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

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