What's New

What's New

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

Arts Council Announces Small Works On Paper Artists

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 20, 2018

Photo: Juror’s Choice $300 award, Daniella Napolitano of Little Rock, linocut, “Curia Regis” We are excited to announce the artists in the 2019 Small Works on Paper touring exhibit! Th ... Read More

Ten Ways to Creative Journaling

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, December 13, 2018

Artists need to know themselves to be able tell their stories through their art. In fact, top art schools, including the Savannah College of Art and Design, ask students to keep a j ... Read More

Creative Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Make Art

Arkansas Arts Council - Friday, December 07, 2018

via GIPHY (https://giphy.com/gifs/mtv-daria-2aZLNmCeHq29G) Based on our recent poll, creative minds tend to struggle with a little procrastination. Here’s our non-scientific ideas to break th ... Read More

GetSmART! Success!

Arkansas Arts Council - Saturday, November 17, 2018

Our latest workshop is a roaring success, but more workshops are being planned! On Saturday, visual artists learned they must express their individual voices as part of marketing.  ... Read More

Veterans Creative Arts Initiative To Continue

Arkansas Arts Council - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

About 12 military veterans, community leaders and local artists meet Tuesday morning to discuss extending and improving a new pilot program meant to help military veterans get acces ... Read More

GetSmART! and Learn to Market Visual Arts

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, October 29, 2018

Come learn how best to market your artwork during the next GetSmART! workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Department of Arkansas Heritage! Cost to attend is $1 ... Read More

Workshops to Focus on Poetry, Marketing and Endowments

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, October 08, 2018

We have several GetSmART! learning series programs coming up you won’t want to miss! Need to a chance to play with poetry? We’ve teamed up with the Mosaic Templars Cultural Cen ... Read More

Artists Sought for Arts on Tour Roster

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, October 01, 2018

The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting applications for its Arts on Tour roster until Oct. 19. The roster lists the state’s best solo and group performers, visual artists, entertainers a ... Read More