​The Creative Exchange Conference aims to connect artists of all kinds with the business tools and resources you need to thrive in today's creative economy. Think of it as business school boot camp for creatives! The next CXC will feature workshops focused on topics relevant to the creative industry including marketing, funding, legal issues, entrepreneurship, and a lot more!



A Festival Unlike Any Other

Last Night Fayetteville is a performing arts festival taking place on the downtown Fayetteville square on New Year's Eve. As Arkansas' largest New Year's Eve celebration, Last Night features over a hundred performers throughout multiple stages, showcasing the area's best musicians, actors, comedians, dancers and performance artists. The evening culminates in the world famous Hog Drop Countdown to Midnight, and a spectacular fireworks finale that ushers in the new year. Named by Trip Advisor as one of the "Top 10 Most Unique NYE Celebrations" in the US, Last Night Fayetteville is an evening like no other. Read more about the financial impact Last Night Fayetteville has on our local economy. For more information, visit


Artists Helping Artists (AHA) is an educational outreach effort aimed at helping those in our creative economy successfully navigate the business of art by connecting with professional working artists. Check out our previous events


Our mission as an organization is to connect artists with economic opportunities through production, promotion, and education. If you are looking to produce your art, promote your art, or further educate yourself in the creative industry, we want to help! Individual artists & groups that are members of the NWA Creative Arts Network are able to apply for fiscal sponsorship. Click here to learn more

Current fiscally sponsored projects include:

- Inverse Performance Art Festival

- Last Saturday Variety Show

- Block St Theatre Co

- Bright Apple Project


In partnership with Fayetteville's newest performance venue, we're producing a season of artistic programming at Stage Eighteen featuring live music, theatre, comedy, visual art, film, and educational workshops. Click here to see a list of upcoming events. Our season of programming is generously sponsored by Experience Fayetteville

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PO Box 4758, Fayetteville, AR 72702

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