ArtsFest

Conway Alliance for the Arts will hold the 15th annual Conway ArtsFest from September 27 – October 2 with in person celebrations, streaming
performances, a scavenger hunt, and art kits for kids! CAFTA is dedicated to providing a quality arts experience to highlight local artists and celebrate the collective power of the arts and have curated activities so that everyone in the community can access ArtsFest in the ways they feel most comfortable.

All activities and events below are free unless otherwise noted.


Public Art Scavenger Hunt
Sept. 27 – Oct. 2
Hosted in collaboration with the Conway Public Art Board
Scavenger hunt map and participation information forthcoming. Check back soon!


Children’s Art Kit Pick-up
from Sept. 23 until supplies run out
Faulkner County Library
M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sponsored by Conway Kiwanis and The Children’s Clinic


Conway League of Artists Fall Art Show
Sept. 25 – Oct.  30
Faulkner County Library
M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hosted by the Conway League of Artists


2nd Annual Black Artists Showcase
Friday, Oct. 1  |  8-9 p.m.
The Studio Downtown
Sponsored by Silverlake Design Studio
Attend in person or stream live at conwayarts.org


UCA Students for the Arts Film Festival
Saturday, Oct. 2  |  12-8 p.m.
Stanley Russ Hall 103, UCA (next to Reynolds Performance Hall and AETN)
Hosted by UCA Students for the Arts
Full schedule will be posted here. Check back soon!


Light Up the Night
Saturday, Oct. 2  |  6-9 p.m.
Front Street & The Brick Room, Downtown Conway
The 5th annual Neighbors Art Show will be hosted inside The Brick Room.
Activities for all ages: painting, photos, balloons, face painting, and more
Live music, dance, and theatre performances
Food trucks: Bistro Boys and ShoBo’s Kitchen
Artisan vendors: The Hen and Her Chicks soap and candles, and more TBA!
Sponsored by Engage Management


Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain
Saturday, Oct. 2  |  8:30 p.m.  |  $5 cover  |  18+
Kings Live Music


Thank you to our 2021 ArtsFest sponsors: Engage Management, Conway Kiwanis, Silverlake Design Studio, The Arkansas Community Foundation, The Children’s Clinic, and Kings Live Music.


Interested in receiving ArtsFest updates or volunteering with us?