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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

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

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

GetSmART! Workshop to Help Grant Researchers

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, September 09, 2019

Learn the basics of researching grant opportunities through the Foundation Directory Online! The Arkansas Arts Council, in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System, will  ... 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

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