Arts in Education Roster


Our Mission

The Arkansas Arts Council will advance and empower the arts for the benefit of all Arkansans.


Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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About Us

Arkansas abounds with culture and creativity. The arts strengthen the economy, drive tourism and business and improve academic performance. The Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Division of Arkansas Heritage, advances and empowers the arts by providing services and funding for programming that encourages and assists literary, performing and visual artists and arts organizations in achieving standards of professional excellence. The Arkansas Arts Council provides technical and financial assistance to Arkansas arts organizations and other providers of cultural and educational programs. This statewide programming and assistance ultimately provide cultural, educational and economic opportunities for the benefit of all Arkansans. Funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the State of Arkansas. 

Arkansas Artist Registry

A free service provided to the visual arts community.

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Get SmART!

Workshops that cover art related topics for individual artists and arts organizations.

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Arkansas Living Treasure Award

This program annually recognizes an Arkansas artist who excels in the creation of a traditional arts or craft.

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Poetry Out Loud

Encouraging students to learn great poetry and develop real-world skills.

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Governor's Arts Awards

The annual program recognizes Arkansas artists, arts patrons, arts educators, arts organizations and businesses.

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Small Works On Paper

A juried visual art exhibition that showcases 2-D artwork no larger than 18 x 24 inches by Arkansas artists.

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We Have an Event Coming Up!

Arkansas Arts Council Executive Council Meeting

  • May 26, 2022
  • 09:30AM - 11:30AM

The Arkansas Arts Council executive council will meet Thursday, May 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For Zoom information, please contact public information officer Lindsey Tugman at 501-324-9349.

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And the Beat Don’t Stop - Workshop

  • May 28, 2022
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Dazz from the rock ‘n soul woman-fronted duo & band Dazz & Brie leads a workshop designed to help kids 7-13 use their creativity to write hip-hop lyrics that they can perform at MTCC on June 25.

GetSmART! Learning Series: Raise Your Voice - Youth, Art, Advocacy

  • June 01, 2022
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM

This workshop will focus on teaching young and emerging artists how to go about finding and using their voice and identities to implement them through the arts and effect changes in themselves and their communities.

GetSmART! Learning Series: Know Your Materials - Let's Talk Paper

  • June 02, 2022
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Join paper-lover and expert Kerry Kemp with Art Outfitters to learn the ins-and-outs of all things paper.

Artist INC Express - Student Artists

  • June 02, 2022 - June 05, 2022

Mid-America Arts Alliance, in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Council, will host an online three day workshop dedicated to bringing student artists and young creatives together statewide to build professional development skills. The workshop will be Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5.

GetSmART! Learning Series: Mural Painting 101

  • June 06, 2022
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Have you ever wanted to paint a mural but didn’t know where to start? Join artist Anthony Tidwell, founder of Cutwell 4 Kids, as he walks young and emerging muralists through the process of making a successful mural.

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The OppARTunities page is a Facebook group page designed to help artists and arts organizations find local/national opportunities in all arts disciplines.


Arkansas Arts in Education

The Arts in Education Artist Roster is an online listing of professional performers and visual or literary artists who are available to participate in a variety of Arts in Education programs.