Six Fayetteville arts organizations receive grants from Arkansas Arts Council

Six Fayetteville arts organizations were recently awarded a total of over $94,000 in Fiscal Year 2012 grants from the Arkansas Arts Council.

Walton Arts Center received a combined $63,913, over half of which came in the form of an Arts In Education grant.

Other Fayetteville organizations receiving grants include TheatreSquared ($15,956), Washington Regional Medical Foundation Cancer Support Home ($4650), Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center ($4,409), Arts Live Theatre ($3,528), and the Symphony Orchestra of Northwest Arkansas ($1,551).

Overall, the Arkansas Arts Council invested over $1.1 million in arts programming. The full list of grant recipients and awards is included below and can also be viewed at

Arts in Education (After-School/Summer Residency)

GranteeCityGrant Amount
Ozark Foothills FilmFestLocust Grove$8,900
Pulaski Technical College FoundationNorth Little Rock$9,367
 Rogers Little Theater        Rogers$8,467 
Southwest Arkansas Arts CouncilHope$10,000

Arts In Education (Arts Curriculum Project)

Delta Symphony OrchestraJonesboro$8,833
DeltaArtsWest Memphis$8,533

Arts In Education (In-School Residency)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital FoundationLittle Rock$38,267
Arts & Science Center for Southeast ArkansasPine Bluff$5,740
Center for Art & EducationVan Buren$34,800
DeltaArtsWest Memphis$14,350
 Eastside ElementaryRogers $38,000
Methodist Family Health FoundationLittle Rock$8,267
Museum of DiscoveryLittle Rock$12,764
 Pulaski Technical College Foundation North Little Rock $5,687 
South Arkansas Arts CenterEl Dorado$37,867
Southwest Arkansas Arts CouncilHope$28,517
Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities CouncilTexarkana$40,000
 Tricycle Theatre for Youth Bentonville $17,330 
Walton Arts CenterFayetteville$38,800
Wildwood Park for the ArtsLittle Rock$33,017

Council Initiated

Arkansas State University College of HumanitiesJonesboro$20,000
Mid-America Arts AllianceKansas City, Mo.$59,400

Collaborative Project Support

Arkansas Choral SocietyMaumelle$8,067
Arts Cooperative TeamHot Springs$9,000
Chamber Music Society of Little RockLittle Rock$3,440
El Dorado School DistrictEl Dorado$8,400
Gospel on the RiverNorth Little Rock$5,675
 Hill Country Art Gallery, Inc Mountain Home$2,610 
 Hughes School District Hughes $7,433 
 Jonesboro Visual & Performing Arts Elementary Jonesboro $8,900 
 Low Key Arts, Inc. Hot Springs $7,064 
 Main Street Helena Helena-West Helena$8,400 
 Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Stuttgart $3,950 
 Turtle Island Native American Association Jonesboro $2,969 
University of Arkansas at Fort SmithFort Smith$8,067
University of Central Arkansas FoundationConway$8,590
Washington Regional Medical Foundation Cancer Support HomeFayetteville$4,650

Expansion Arts Program

Blackbird Academy of Arts, Inc.Conway$14,300
Clark County Arts and Humanities CouncilArkadelphia$13,850
Conway Community Arts AssociationConway$13,900
Friends of DreamlandLittle Rock$14,400
Second Street LiveFort Smith$14,500
Tricycle Theatre for YouthBentonville$14,750
Young Actors GuildFort Smith$14,100

General Operating Support

Alma Education & Arts FoundationAlma$12,985
 Arkansas Broadcasting FoundationLittle Rock $3,927 
Arkansas Chamber SingersLittle Rock$2,164
 Arkansas Craft School Mountain View $2,645 
Arkansas Festival BalletLittle Rock$3,581
Arts & Science Center for Southeast ArkansasPine Bluff$15,981
Arts Center of the OzarksSpringdale$13,432
 Arts Council of Conway CountyMorrilton$3,146
Arts Council of Mississippi CountyBlytheville$3,347
Arts Live TheatreFayetteville$3,528
 Ballet Arkansas Little Rock $7,648 
Batesville Area Arts CouncilBatesville$4,171
Center for Art & EducationVan Buren$8,860
Center on the SquareSearcy$4,977
Communication Arts Institute, Inc.Eureka Springs$9,891
Conway Symphony OrchestraConway$3,538
Cross County Arts CouncilWynne$338
Delta Symphony OrchestraJonesboro$3,289
DeltaArtsWest Memphis$7,321
Eureka Springs School of the ArtsEureka Springs$4,933
 The Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs Hot Springs $2,442 
 Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Fort Smith $5,823 
Fort Smith SymphonyFort Smith$13,856
The Foundation of ArtsJonesboro$15,394
Guachoya Cultural Art CenterLake Village$2,141
Hot Springs Jazz SocietyHot Springs$2,156
Inspiration Point Fine Arts ColonyEureka Springs$13,457
Interarts, Inc. – Hot Springs Music FestivalHot Springs$6,256
 Little Rock Film Festival, Inc. Little Rock $4,928 
 Magnolia Arts Council Magnolia $1,839 
The Muses Creative Artistry ProjectHot Springs$3,567
 NW Arkansas Community Creative Center Fayetteville $4,409 
Ozark Arts CouncilHarrison$1,481
Ozark Foothills FilmFestLocust Grove$3,817
Pine Bluff SymphonyPine Bluff$7,211
River Valley Arts CenterRussellville$4,091
Rogers Little TheaterRogers$7,621
Sonny Boy Blues SocietyHelena-West Helena$17,666
South Arkansas Arts CenterEl Dorado$11,370
South Arkansas SymphonyEl Dorado$12,706
Southwest Arkansas Arts CouncilHope$6,569
 SouthWest Artists, Inc. Mena $1,642 
Studio for the ArtsPocahontas$6,349
Symphony Orchestra of Northwest ArkansasFayetteville$1,551
 Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Texarkana $9,734 
THEA FoundationNorth Little Rock$13,633
Western Arkansas BalletFort Smith$6,111
Wildwood Park for the ArtsLittle Rock$13,395

Major Arts Partner – General Operating Support

Arkansas Arts CenterLittle Rock$22,488
Arkansas Repertory TheatreLittle Rock$24,588
Arkansas Symphony OrchestraLittle Rock$24,413
 Oxford American Little Rock $16,400 
Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities CouncilTexarkana$21,490
Walton Arts CenterFayetteville$25,113