ACANSA Arts Festival

Little Rock, AR 72207



ACANSA Arts Festival connects people and resources to present cutting edge visual and performing works, enrich the cultural vitality of the region, champion excellence and innovation in artistry and connect the under-served to the benefits of artistic expression. Showcasing works of the highest artistic caliber by both established and emerging artists, ACANSA nurtures talent and engagement by providing performance opportunities that are publicly accessible to all.

ACANSA Arts Festival:

Collaborates with major art entities, regional city, county and state governments as well as area businesses and schools to present visual and performing works which champion excellence and innovation in artistry.

Enlightens area residents to expand awareness of and participation in the arts by inviting cutting-edge visual and performing arts from around the US to participate.

Highlights local emerging and established visual and performing artists and nurtures their talent by providing unique performance opportunities that are publicly accessible across a wide range of venues.

Educates underserved audiences through exposure to artist workshops and master classes as well as access to affordable performances.

Impacts economic development in a positive way by generating opportunities for local commerce in Little Rock, North Little Rock and throughout Central Arkansas.  

ACANSA Arts Festival looks forward to building on the success of its inaugural season by making the festival an annual event each September throughout Central Arkansas.

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