In the News

Photoshop Workshop March 9-10

2-Day Workshop for Adults and Teens Monday and Tuesday night 6-8pm

Join Mike Means for Basic Photoshop for beginners! Learn navigation through the Tools and Palettes and basic color correction. Take a fun tour of some neat aspects and filters available to create art or just […]

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Two Day Collage Workshop with Suzi Dennis March 20-21

Join Suzi Dennis for a fun collage workshop Friday evening 4-9 and Saturday 10-4. Cost for the workshop is $145 and members get a $20 discount.

Suzi Dennis is a self-taught, working artist who works out of her studio at her home in Hot Springs, Arkansas, […]

Digital Photography Workshop Begins March 16

Steven Ochs returns to SAAC to teach a digital photography class for beginners! Ochs is the chair of the Department of Art & Design at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. Only equipment needed: digital camera (even a basic point and shoot camera), tripod, and a […]

Celebrate Burns Night Saturday, January 24

For 219 years, lovers of poetry, music, and dancing have gathered to honor Scotland’s national poet with a ribald literary soiree. In keeping with the time honored tradition, the South Arkansas Arts Center will once again host Burns Night on Saturday, January 24. The evening […]

In the Gallery

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“Delta Landscapes by Norwood Creech” in Merkle Gallery

Delta Landscapes by Norwood Creech will be on exhibit in the Merkle Gallery February 3-28. The artist will be in attendance for the reception on Saturday, February 21 6-8pm. Creech is a painter, photographer, and printmaker who lives in Lepanto, Arkansas. Her work for Delta […]

“Bricolage” by Julia Hardy Slaughter and Kelly Campbell March 2-30

Bricolage (in art or literature) – work created from a diverse range of available materials

Bricolage, a two woman show by Julia Hardy Slaughter and Kelly Campbell, is a collection of acrylic paintings, pastels, screen prints, watercolor paintings, and oil paintings hanging in the Merkle Gallery […]

On Stage

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“Twelfth Night” Opens Saturday, February 28

The South Arkansas Arts Center’s box office is open for ticket reservations for their 2015 spring production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The romantic comedy opens on February 28 at 7:30pm. Evening performances continue March 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30pm. Matinee […]

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We have a CAST!!

Auditions are complete and here is the cast list. Congratulations!! Again, thank you to everyone for auditioning!!


Haley Nix Phillips Director for the Bard’s Return

The South Arkansas Arts Center’s Theatre Committee announces the selection of Haley Nix Phillips to direct William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” the first production of our 51st season. The production is sponsored by Teague Auto Group and Southern Bancorp and opens in the Callaway Theatre […]

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