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 underserved 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 celebrated its third year, Sept. 21-25. The festival creates synergy by celebrating the culture of art in central Arkansas with works by established and emerging artists showcased in our theaters, historical venues, houses of worship and outdoor spaces.

Giving Opportunities

The key to the success of the ACANSA Arts Festival is our generous donors and volunteers. ACANSA relies 100 percent on donations from the community and we are always looking for new businesses and individuals who would be interested in supporting ACANSA with a gift.

We also have a great need for volunteers to help serve on one of our many committees, such as marketing or education.

Finally, we need you to support ACANSA by attending the festival in 2017!


Executive Director: Peyton Woodyard
Employees: 2
Service area: Arkansas
Established: 2014

1501 N. University, Ste. 230
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 663-2287