In the News


Corks & Canvas September 22 with Christy Stone, 6-9pm

For non-artists and artists alike – something new with Christy Stone! The instructor takes the class through the step by step process to complete a palette knife painting on an 11×14 canvas in 3 hours. This will be Christy’s first Corks & Canvas at SAAC, […]

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Register for Arts Academy Today!! Fall Classes Begin Sept 6-12

New Times, New Classes, New Teachers
The Arts Academy at the South Arkansas Arts Center has an expanded the schedule. […]

In the Gallery

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“Contraption Series” by Kathryn B. Phillips in the Merkle and Price Galleries

Asheville, North Carolina, artist Kathryn B. Phillips will show her Contraption Series in the Merkle and Price Galleries September 6-30. She will be in attendance for the artist reception on Friday, September 30, 6-8pm.

Phillips was taught at an early age to appreciate beauty in objects […]

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“Urban Galaxies” by Kelly Zeigler in Lobby Gallery

Local artist Kelly Zeigler will exhibit her large format digital photographs in the Lobby Gallery September 6-30. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 6-8pm.

Zeigler said, “This series, Urban Galaxies, started off as a soothing sort of scavenger hunt. There was something so […]

Arkansas Women to Watch: Organic Matters • Aug 4 – 31

This touring exhibit features four exceptional women artists from Arkansas, working with imagery and /or materials taken from the natural world that aptly explore the “Organic Matters” theme . This show depicts imagery that explores gender, sexuality and the abject. […]

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“Abstract Expressions” by Danny Hobbs in Lobby Gallery

The visual arts committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of El Dorado native Danny Hobbs’ art exhibition on August 4, 2016. Hobbs’ show, entitiled “Abstract Expressions” will hang in the Lobby Gallery through August 31.

Hobbs began earnestly […]

On Stage

2016-2017 Theater Season Announced

The theater committee is excited to announce its new season of productions beginning with the fall selection of Frankenstein. Rounding out this season of fantasy adventures will be The Neverending Story, as well as The Addams Family- A New Musical. This year’s selections promise […]

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SAAC hosts Free Movie Night • September 9 at 7:30pm

Theatre Committee invites the community to a free showing of the 1931 film Frankenstein starring Boris Karloff. Frankenstein premiered on November 21st, 1931, and Universal Studio had a bona fide hit on their hands. Come experience the terror of this classic story and get ready […]

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Audition Call September 12 & 13 for Frankenstein

Join director Delaine Gates for this classic telling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein! Ensemble cast with parts for 8 Men, 3 Woman & 1 Boy/Girl. “Victor Gialanella’s script is truly an actor’s dream; each role is essential to the telling of this story, and each must […]

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