For Schools

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts offers a diverse selection of educational opportunities that help students explore math, science, reading, music and more through the arts.

AMFA Amplified is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Arts Council, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and the National Endowment for the Arts, and is presented in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System. Additional funding is provided by Nucor Divisions – Arkansas and a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual field trips offer interdisciplinary learning opportunities focused on the visual and performing arts.

All About Architecture

Elementary School | Grade 2

Art In Motion

Elementary School | Grades Pre-K – 2

Storytelling Studio

Elementary School | Grades 3 – 5

Virtual Studio Learning

Elementary School | Grades K – 5

Virtual Theatre Lab

Middle & High School | Grades 6 – 12
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Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition

Organized by the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

For over 60 years, the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts has opened a door for young people to showcase their artistic talents and skills through the annual Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition. Arkansas students – from kindergarten through 12th grade – submit works of art in a variety of media. A grand juror awards a Best of Class and two Honorable Mentions per grade, as well as the Ray Smenner Award for Painting and the Mid-Southern Watercolorists Award for Watercolor. The Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition also rewards each winner’s schools to benefit their art programs and encourage further engagement with the arts.

The 61st Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition awards are supported in part by Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Mid-Southern Watercolorists.

61st Young Arkansas Artist Exhibition

The online exhibition is now open.