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Artists 360: Info Session/What Works

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The session combines Mid-America Arts Alliance’s What Works professional development workshop for artists with an information session about the Artists 360 grant program, including tips on grant writing, the submission process, and Q&A. The session will be presented by David Wayne Reed, M-AAA Constituent Engagement Specialist.

Artists 360 is a program providing grant funding and professional development opportunities to individual artists of all disciplines in the Arkansas counties of Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Sebastian, and Washington. In elevating this network of local artists, Artists 360 brings value to the greater Northwest Arkansas region overall, creating a place where artists can thrive. Applications for the 2022-23 Artists 360 program open May 1 and run through June 30, 2022.


Project Grants / Student Grants

Practicing artists are eligible for $7,500 project grants. Student artists are eligible for $1,500 grants. All grants will include learning opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills, build sustainable careers, and create a network of leading regional artists.

Community Activator Grants

Four annual grants of $15,000 for individuals or collaborative partnerships that will fund projects created by artists that provide opportunities to other artists, to create an active community of peer support in the Northwest Arkansas region.

Creative Impact Grant

One annual grant of $25,000 will be awarded to an artist recognized both within and outside Northwest Arkansas. This grant award recognizes an exceptional artist that contributes to and nurtures the region’s cultural ecosystem.

For additional information and to apply visit https://artists360.art/apply/.

Artists 360 is made possible through philanthropic support from Steuart Walton and Tom Walton through the Walton Family Foundation.


May 18
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm