What's New

What's New

Resource Toolbox for Arkansas Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Artists and arts organizations in Arkansas are feeling the financial impact of COVID-19. As restaurants, theaters and other venues close, everyone from musicians to improv comedians are  ... Read More

Apply Now for A Fellowship!

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 30, 2020

Apply by April 10 for the opportunity to earn an Individual Artist Fellowship! The Arkansas Arts Council opened its Individual Artist Fellowship awards this past December! Up to nine fellowshi ... Read More

A Message from the Director

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, March 23, 2020

No one needs to be reminded of the uncertainties we as a community, state and nation face right now. However, our arts communities are strong, and we will get through this together. During these u ... Read More

Meet Advisory Council Member Gin Brown

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

Eugenia “Gin” Brown, of Mountain View, is a crafter, arts lover and arts supporter who spends her time advocating for the arts community of District 2, which covers north-central Arkansas from Whi ... Read More

Events, Workshops Canceled

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, March 20, 2020

We canceled three events in March and have put a hold on scheduling more workshops and events through mid-May. The move comes as COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, hits Arkansas. Event ... Read More

Screenwriting Workshops Selling Out

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Our screenwriting workshops are consistently selling out! Come learn the art of screenwriting with professional writer and instructor Dr. Russell Leigh Sharman from 10 a.m. to 4 p. ... Read More

Small Works on Paper Opening Reception, Touring Schedule Set

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 12, 2019

The 2020 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition will kick off with a free opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock! Free tickets are  ... Read More

Top Five Accomplishments of 2019

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 12, 2019

Staff at the Arkansas Arts Council worked hard this past year to provide more professional development opportunities for artists and arts supporters and to bring the arts to more Arkan ... Read More

Arkansas Arts Council Announces 2020 Small Works on Paper Artists

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage, is pleased to announce the 35 Arkansas artists whose work will be included the 2020 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition. Thirty ... Read More

ArtLinks Draws on Creative Economy

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 100 people recently gathered for the Arkansas Arts Council’s statewide arts conference, ArtLinks, to learn how to use the arts to boost rural and urban economies, enhance cultural  ... Read More