In the News

Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS Auditions January 23-24

SAAC's youth theatre program will present Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS as its spring production. The show is slated to run March 31 and April 1. Auditions are planned for Monday, January 23 and Tuesday, January 24 at 6:00 pm. Look at the bottom of [...]

Oil Painting Workshop with Jason Sacran and John Lasater

February 2-3 - $350 You’re invited to take your landscape paintings in the studio to the next level with Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Known for their string of awards in national competitions, Jason and John excel at design, sophisticated [...]

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

Join Richard Stephens when he returns to SAAC for a fun two 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 two days of learning, laughter, and loose [...]

In the Gallery

Gallery Grand Opening Celebration January 19

The Visual Arts Committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center invites the public to a grand reopening of the beautiful and swanky, newly refurbished, Price and Merkle Galleries on Thursday, January 19, from 5:00-7:00pm. The first exhibit to show in the brand new gallery is [...]

On Stage

Silver Theatre production Tuesday, January 31

Join us for two short comedy performances by the Silver Theater group on January 31, at 1:00 and 7:00 pm in the Merkle Gallery as a Dessert Theater, with drinks and dessert being served before each showing. Both short comedies will be seen at each [...]

First Production Scheduled for January 31

SAAC is excited to host a new program, "Silver Theater", a chance for stage veterans and other seniors interested in sparking their creativity on stage again or for the first time. This group is in the planning stages now, headed up by Gary Hall, and he [...]

Meet the cast of Aladdin!!!

We are proud to announce the newly chosen cast for the upcoming production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr., that will be presented by the Penguin Project artists and their mentors. The production will run February 11 and 12, 2017, but rehearsals are already under way in [...]

SAAC Moves “The Addams Family” from Summer to Spring Production Dates

The summer production of “The Addams Family, A New Musical”, has been moved to the spring schedule, replacing “The Neverending Story”. With the additional financial backing from SAMA Healthcare being added to Southern Bancorp and Teague Auto Group’s sponsorship, SAAC is now able to produce [...]