2017 Creative Writing Awards Ceremony & Reception will be held on Sunday, April 30 at 1:00pm in the FHSU Memorial Union Ballroom.  Family, friends, teachers, & principals of winning students are invited to attend.​

2016-2017 Hays Arts Council Calendar of Events

The Ellis County finals of the Hays Arts Council Famous Figures Project

will be held on Friday, May 5 in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts

Center with the first "famous character" taking the stage at 8:30am.  

The award ceremony is expected to take place at 11:30am, with the

event concluding by around 11:45am.​

2017 Hays Arts Council 

Famous Figures Project

2016 Ellis County Famous Figures Finalists

48th Annual Smoky Hill Art Exhibition & 2017 Spring Art Walk

Friday, April 28 ~ 6:30 to 9:30pm (see listing for early or extended hours)


The Hays Arts Council is funded, in part, through support from the 

City of Hays and Ellis County


​​​Spring Art Walk Participating Locations & Features

* link to print 8 1/2 x 11 list *