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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

Small Works on Paper Exhibition Opens Nov. 11 in Hope

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

HOPE, AR — The 2019 Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition showcasing the work of Arkansas artists, will open Monday, Nov. 11, at the University of Arkansas at Hope.  ... Read More

Meet Advisory Council Board Member Dr. Dwayne Daniels

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, September 09, 2019

Dr. Dwayne Daniels, of El Dorado, is interested in making sure opportunities in the arts abound in southern Arkansas. Daniels, who covers the district 12 counties in southwest Arkansas, is an arts ... Read More

Applications for Two Mini-Grants Open Sept. 1

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The Arkansas Arts Council will begin accepting applications for two of its mini-grant programs Sept. 1. Arts in Education and Arts for Lifelong Learning mini-grants will open and  ... 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 Council Member Donna Young

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, June 17, 2019

Donna Young, of Van Buren, has long dedicated herself to helping others. She is a member of the Board of Directors for CASA of Crawford County, which helps children through the legal s ... Read More

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

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