In the News
We are proud to announce a new corporate sponsor. Murphy USA has made a five year commitment to back SAAC’s summer musical productions. The sponsorship begins next year as SAAC returns to the basics with their 2015 summer offering of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s version of […]
The South Arkansas Arts Center hosted the first in a series of workshops featuring award-winning artists on November 7-9. Nationally recognized pastel artist Susan Ogilvie’s workshop, “Painting the Landscape: A Personal Approach to Design, Color Harmony, and Creating Natural Light with Pastels,” was attended by local artists […]
In the Gallery
The South Arkansas Arts Center concludes its 50th anniversary celebration with a touchstone exhibition of Arkansas’ native son, Carroll Cloar. The exhibition, curated by Gay Bechtelheimer and Greg Thompson, will be on display in the Merkle and Price Galleries from November 7 through December 19. […]
It began as a vision of the possible for Gay Bechtelheimer, current chair of the Arkansas Arts Council. Her dream, to bring an exhibition of Arkansas artist Carroll Cloar to the South Arkansas Arts Council, a journey that would span many years.
On November 7, that […]
This fall, from September 2-October 31, SAAC hosts an exhibition of Hunter’s works, thanks to the generosity of the family of the late Theodosia Nolan, who was a great friend and collector of Hunter’s. Curated by Tom Whitehead, an expert on Hunter and the author […]
What better way to get into the spirit of the holiday than to hear beloved Christmas carols being sung by a choir? This year, the El Dorado Chorale will add to the general festivities of the South Arkansas Arts Center’s golden anniversary year by performing […]
Friday night Kent Shreeve will perform a solo piano concert, “Spellbound in October” in the Callaway Theatre. Tickets are $15 and all proceeds will be used to benefit the SAAC music program. Call 862-5474 to make reservations.
At the age of ten, Kent Shreeve was pressed […]