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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

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

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