What's New

What's New

Meet Our New Director

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, January 30, 2017

We would like to welcome Patrick Ralston, who has taken the reins as the new director of the Arkansas Arts Council. Marian Boyd, who has served as the interim director, has taken on a new role as  ... Read More

2017 Small Works on Paper Artists Announced

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Congratulations to the 36 Arkansas artists who were selected for the 2017 Small Works on Paper (/Programs/Small-Works-On-Paper/home) touring exhibition! Click HERE (/Programs/Small-Works-On-Paper/ ... Read More

South Arkansas Grant Writing Workshop Set for December 7

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, November 16, 2016

As part of our GET SMART! learning series, we are pleased to present a workshop led by Arkansas Arts Council staff that will assist arts organizations with the grant writing process. The workshop  ... Read More

2017 Governor's Arts Awards Recipients Announced

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, October 31, 2016

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. Through the Governor’s Arts Awards (http://www.arkansasarts.org/Programs/Governors-Arts-Award/home) program, the Arkan ... Read More

Small Works on Paper in Hope

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, October 27, 2016

The 2016 Small Works on Paper visual art exhibition will open Monday, Nov. 7, in Hempstead Hall at the University of Arkansas at Hope on 2500 S. Main Street. The show will be on display through No ... Read More

Call for Artists: Join Our Arts on Tour Roster

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, October 03, 2016

We are currently seeking performing artists, visual artists and art groups to apply for the 2017-2018 Arts on Tour Artist Roster (/Grants/Available-Grants/Arts-On-Tour/arts-on-tour-artist-roster). ... Read More

Grant Writing Workshop Set for October 26

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, September 30, 2016

As part of our GET SMART! learning series, we are pleased to present a workshop led by Arkansas Arts Council staff that will assist arts organizations and artists with the process of completing Ar ... Read More

Art of Leadership Workshop Set for October 19

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, September 30, 2016

As part of our GET SMART! learning series, we are pleased to present: The Art of Leadership Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Arkansas Arts Center, Conference Roo ... Read More

Help Us Find a Treasure!

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, September 19, 2016

What do a potter, a beader, a wood sculptor, a basket maker, an egg artist, a stained glass artist, a fiddle maker, a log cabin maker, a handmade wooden plane maker, a chair maker, a quilt maker,  ... Read More

Nine Arkansas Artists Receive $4,000 Fellowships

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Congratulations to the nine recipients of our 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship awards. The artists will be recognized at a reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at Historic Arkansas Mu ... Read More