In the News

Taking Registration for Richard Stephens Watercolor Workshop

April 14-16, 9am-4pm    
$150 current members/$175 new members (includes one year membership at Friend Level)
 Call 870-862-5474 to register

When you take a Richard Stephens workshop you will be exposed to three main things: informative technical information sprinkled with humor and antidotes, entertaining and educational painting […]

UPDATE – Class is Full – Digital Photography Class with Steven Ochs

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 […]

Art for Adults this Spring

Enjoy all the usual art offerings this Spring, plus a NEW Digital Photography Class and a NEW Brushes & Beer Workshop for men!!

Spring Workshop Dates for Corks & Canvas and NEW Brushes & Beer

January 21 with Rhonda Hicks, Thursday 6:00-9:00 • $40
February 18 with Cindy Snelson, Thursday 6:00-9:00 • $40
March 15 with Chris Stone, Tuesday 6:00-9:00 • $40
April 14 with Kelly Campbell, Thursday 6:00-9:00 • $40

“Corks & Canvas” is an art class for non-artists who have always wanted […]

In the Gallery

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“Colors from Here to There” in the Lobby Gallery February 9-27

DEE SCHULTEN began painting eight years ago after teaching high school English for 31 years. She said, “I always had wanted to paint, so upon retirement, my first act was signing up for an oil painting class at the Arkansas Arts Center’s Museum School. I […]

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“Nature and Still Life” by Judy Falkoff in the Merkle and Price Galleries

Judy Falkoff’s oil paintings will hang in the Merkle and Price Galleries January 5 – February 5. The artist reception will be January 16, 6-8pm.
Falkoff was born in Ferriday, Louisiana, and lives in Magnolia, Arkansas, with her husband Mark. She has always been drawn to […]

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“Photography by Del Pagan” in the Lobby Gallery January 5-February 5

Del Pagan’s photographs will hang in the Lobby Gallery January 5-February 5, with an artist reception January 16, 6-8pm

Pagan is a lifetime resident of El Dorado. He became interested in photography back in high school when he purchased his first 35mm SLR camera some […]

On Stage

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Directors Announce Cast List for Youth Theatre Production

Congratulations to everyone cast!
Please send an email to to confirm that you have seen the Cast List and accept your role. All parents and children need to attend the cast meeting Thursday, January 14 at 6:00 to meet with the directors for more details […]

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Kiwanis sponsors NEW Youth Theatre Program

Thanks to the generosity of the El Dorado Kiwanis Club with its recent contribution, the first SAAC/Kiwanis youth theatre production of “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, Kids” will hit the stage in April. The musical for young performers is based on the classic animated film and […]

Seeking Directors for Current Theatre Season

The theatre steering committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center is now accepting applications for directors/choreographers/music directors for their 2016 spring and summer productions of Ken Ludwig’s award-winning farce of mistaken identity “Lend Me a Tenor,” and the lost Broadway treasure “110 in the Shade.” […]

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