In the News

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El Dorado Chorale Director Invites Community Singers to Join the Choir

Dr. David DeSeguirant of Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia returns to direct and conduct the El Dorado Chorale for their 2015 production of G.F. Handel’s “Messiah.” Dr. DeSeguirant invites singers from across south Arkansas and northern Louisiana to join the El Dorado Chorale for this […]

Corks & Canvas with Rhonda Hicks Oct 15

With the holiday season just around the corner, The South Arkansas Arts Center offers a little inspiration to holiday happiness during the next “Corks & Canvas” adult art class on Thursday, October 15 from 6-9pm. Award winning artist Rhonda Hicks, proprietor of Backwoods Art […]

Beginners Pastel Class Saturday, November 14

Join Kelly Campbell and learn the basics of using soft pastels on sanded paper. Learn to tone paper for underpainting and the basics of using different kinds of soft pastels to create an original painting. Cost for the class is $45.00 (includes supplies) plus $6.00 […]

In the Gallery

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“Within the Landscape” by David Mudrinich • Oct 3-30

Opening Reception Saturday, October 3, 6:00-8:00pm

“I have always been intrigued with a sense of place; those various characteristics that make any particular location unique. This can include the natural geographic features of the landscape, as well as the visual impact that human activity […]

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It’s About Time • Sept 2 – Oct 30

Friends and fellow artists Melinda Dodson and Rhonda Hicks collaborate on a new exhibition featuring their trademark style of quite strength, beauty, and fantastical flights of fantasy. The exhibit features “time related” mixed media and assemblages including handmade clocks and time related pieces.

On Stage

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We Need You for a Miracle

Would you like to get involved in a play but just don’t know if you can memorize all those lines? Never fear, your opportunity is here! For the 2015 Christmas production of “Miracle on 34th Street,” the show’s director Lynn Gunter would love to […]

Lynn Gunter announced as director for the upcoming production of “Miracle on 34th Street”

For Lynn Gunter, a Crossett native, theater has been a great interest since she was a child. Gunter said, “It’s just fun! The moment I saw my first play when I was younger, I thought that looks fun and ‘I want to do that!’” She […]

SAAC Holds Auditions for the Christmas Classic “Miracle on 34th Street”

The South Arkansas Arts Center’s Theatre Steering Committee announces auditions for the Christmas classic “Miracle on 34th Street.” Auditions for the third production of SAAC’s 51st theatrical season will be held on October 12 and 13, beginning with registration in the SAAC lobby at 6:00pm […]

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