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What's New

Governor’s Arts Awards Open for Nominations

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards! The deadline to nominate a recipient is Sept. 6. “Each year, we honor the people who are behind ma ... Read More

Arts Council Grant Propels Professional Artists Forward

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Little Rock musician Chris Long knew he needed business guidance to get college gigs for his and his wife’s music project but taking a business course would mean stretching dollars the ... Read More

Top 10 Tips for Getting into a Gallery

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Art galleries can be great for artists who want to meet collectors and get help with promotion and marketing. “If you enter into a good partnership, they’ll help your career and move your wor ... Read More

Meet Advisory Council Member Aldona Standridge

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, July 15, 2019

Aldona Standridge, of Russellville, has spent decades in public service, promoting and supporting the growth of arts in Russellville, fundraising for needed causes and running a small business. St ... Read More

Small Works on Paper Exhibition Opens July 15 in Fort Smith

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

FORT SMITH, AR — The 2019 Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition showcasing the work of Arkansas artists, will open Monday, July 15, at the University of Arkansas - ... Read More

SWOP Helps Visual Artists Succeed

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Daniella Napolitano used a rubber roller to spread three colors – a red, yellow and blue – across a glass pallet and then roll them out onto her relief-cut print block. She had specific ... Read More

Committee Reviewing Outcome-based Measures

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Arkansas Arts Council’s advisory board recently formed a committee to consider ways to evaluate grant outcomes. The committee plans to make recommendations to the full board by this fall.  ... Read More

Artspace to Visit Central Arkansas

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

An initiative is underway to bring affordable living and work space to Central Arkansas artists. “Things are moving, but everything is in the initial phases,” said Patrick Ralston, director ... Read More

Murals, Public Artworks Benefit Arkansans

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Public art is on the rise across Arkansas, bringing communities closer together and feeding the states growing creative economy. “Public art – from murals to sculptures – is an impor ... Read More

Call for Entry: 2020 Small Works on Paper

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, July 05, 2019

Calling Arkansas artists! Submissions for the 2020 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition are open until July 26. Small Works on Paper is theannual, juried art exhibition sponsored by the Ark ... Read More