In the News

Corks & Canvas September 25 Rescheduled for October 9

For non-artists and artists alike – join Rhonda Hicks at 6pm and leave at 9pm with a completed acrylic on canvas painting! $40 fee includes all supplies and snacks. Bring the beverage of your choice and come play! Call 870-862-5474 to register.

Doodle & Sketch Support Group September 25

BYOP (Bring Your Own Pencil) to draw and sketch at the South Arkansas Arts Center on Thursday, September 25, 6-9pm. Sandy Bennett and April Hoover will be on hand to direct warm up excercises, then everybody will draw…live (clothed) model among other options. Refresh […]

Beginners Pastel Class September 27 10am-3pm Cancelled

Join Kelly Campbell and learn the basics of using soft pastels on sanded paper. Learn to change tan paper to white, tone paper for underpainting, and the basics of using different kinds of soft pastels to create an original painting. Cost for the class […]

In the Gallery

Clementine Hunter Gallery Open by Appointment

For the September and October gallery exhibit of Clementine Hunter’s work, and again for November and December when Carroll Cloar’s work will be in the gallery, anyone who would like to see the exhibit on the weekend is encouraged to call SAAC at 870-862-5474 […]



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 […]

On Stage

El Dorado Film Festival Offers Inside Look at “The Biz”

Several workshops will give the South Arkansas Arts Center’s first annual El Dorado Film Festival attendees an inside look at the movie making process, hosted by the filmmakers in attendance. Workshops in acting and special effects will be scheduled throughout the festival in addition […]


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