ArtWeek is a series of events that takes place the first week of October in Conway, AR. The week culminates with the annual ArtsFest.

Learn about ArtFest and CAFTA

Learn more about ArtsFest and CAFTA in this podcast interview with Julia Dossett Morgan.

Schedule of Events

Previous ArtsFest Articles

Conway Alliance for the Arts

CAFTA’s 16th annual Conway ArtsFest to be held Oct. 1

By News | September 19, 2022

CONWAY, Ark. (Sept. 19, 2022) — Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) will hold the 16th annual Conway ArtsFest on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fifth Avenue Park. This event is free and open to the public. The theme of this year’s ArtsFest is Unity Through Art and festivities will include: […]


Nominations for Conway Arts Awards accepted through April 22

By News | April 9, 2022

CONWAY, Ark. (April 7, 2022) – Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) is pleased to bring back the Conway Arts Awards after an extended pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nomination forms are found at and will be accepted until April 22.  The awards, recognizing contributions to the arts in Conway, will be given […]

Conway ArtsFest

Conway ArtsFest Scheduled for Saturday, October 5th

By News | September 28, 2019

Conway – The 13th annual Conway ArtsFest will be held in downtown Conway on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. ArtsFest is a celebration of the arts in Conway and is completely free to attend. “The festival features live music and dance, hands-on activities, a community art exhibit, artist demos and vendors, and more,” says co-chair Ronald […]

Eco + Arts Fest 2018

Guide to Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

By Lauren Norris | October 3, 2018

Conway EcoFest is joining forces with Conway ArtsFest to host the only festival of its kind in Arkansas, focusing on environmental awareness and the beauty and value of the arts. This dual-festival is called Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018. Conway Eco + Arts Festival will surely be one for the books! You can find […]

Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

EcoFest combines with Artsfest to form Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

By Todd E Jones | September 30, 2018

This year, Conway EcoFest celebrates the festival’s tenth year, Saturday, October 6, from 11 am to 4 pm at Laurel Park in Conway. It is shaping up to be one of the best! Conway EcoFest is joining forces with Conway ArtsFest to host a festival focusing on environmental awareness, and the beauty and value of […]

UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

Conway Alliance for the Arts teams up with UCA for ArtsFest

By Todd E Jones | October 5, 2017

The University of Central Arkansas continues to be a part of ArtsFest, Conway’s yearly celebration of music, visual art, theatre, dance, creative writing and film, which will take place for one fun-filled day, Saturday, Oct. 7.

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