In the News

Sophia Meyer Puts in Time as Intern

Our 2016-17 intern is having a great time working with us! Sophia said, “As a junior at El Dorado High School, I am looking forward to my time as the SAAC intern. I have been involved with SAAC since I was four years old; I [...]

Photoshop Workshop with Mike Means – November 14 & 17

Photoshop Workshop November 14 and 17, 6:00-8:00 with Mike Means $40 • A two day workshop for teens and adults, Photoshop is also scheduled upon request. Basic Photoshop for beginners covers navigation through the Tools and Palettes and basic color correction. Take a fun tour [...]

“Lighten Up – Loosen Up” – Richard Stephens Watercolor Workshop • April 1-2

Join Richard Stephens when he returns to SAAC for a fun three day watercolor workshop April 1-2. Lighten Up - Loosen Up is geared to all levels of painters; beginners through advanced are welcome. Richard says, "Come for three days of learning, laughter, and loose [...]

Corks & Canvas with Rhonda Hicks, Tuesday November 15

The South Arkansas Arts Center offers a little inspiration for abstract happiness during the next “Corks & Canvas” adult art class on Tuesday, November 15, from 6-9pm. Award winning artist Rhonda Hicks, proprietor of Backwoods Art in Frame in El Dorado, will guide attendees into [...]

In the Gallery

2016 Editorial Cartoon Contest

Experience the political fervor of this year’s election season. The contest, sponsored by William P. Cook and Associates and the El Dorado News-Times, includes 41 entries by single and collaborative artists with divisions for Adult and Students Grades 9-12. The cartoons will be on exhibition [...]

AWS Traveling Exhibit • October 4-27

The American Watercolor Society’s 149th Annual International Exhibition is one of the premiere watercolor exhibits in the world. More than 1,100 artists from throughout the United States and 22 foreign countries submitted their work to a panel of jurors chosen from Signature Members of the [...]

On Stage

“Frankenstein” Box Office is “Alive!”

The box office is open to reserve tickets for the fall production of Frankenstein. Performance dates are October 27 and 29-31. All performances are at 7:30pm. Tickets are reserved seating, and the price for the general public is $20. SAAC members receive a $10 discount, [...]

“Frankenstein” Cast Announced

Director Delaine Gates and Assistant Director Gary Hall have made their choices; behold the cast of Frankenstein: Victor Frankenstein - Joel Cheshier Elizabeth Lavenza - Emily Cole Alphonse Frankenstein - Jim Roomsburg William Frankenstein - Cierra Grant Henry Clerval - Brandon Wallace Lionel Mueller - [...]

Penguin Project • Meeting Sat., Sept 24 at 4pm

SAAC was recently chosen as a replication site for The Penguin Project, a program whose primary purpose is to give “artists” with disabilities a stage and theatre performance experience along with their “mentors”, who shadow and help them throughout the rehearsals and during the play [...]