In the News

Corks & Canvas with Kelly March 16

The South Arkansas Arts Center offers a little inspiration for spring during the next Corks & Canvas adult art class on Thursday, March 16, from 6-9pm. Award winning artist Kelly Campbell will guide attendees into the wonderful world of acrylics on canvas as they create their [...]

Landscape Workshop November 9-11

SAAC will host a three day pastel landscape workshop with Gary Huber ( November 9-11, 9am-4pm. Cost for the workshop is $350 and must be paid in advance to guarantee participation. Participants may register/pay by phone at 870-862-5474. Oil painters are welcome - demos will [...]

“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

Brotherhood comes to the Merkle and Price Galleries

“Brotherhood: Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV” is coming to the Price and Merkle Galleries beginning February 2 and running through March 29, with an artist's reception 5-7pm on February 2. Sacran and Lasater are contemporary representational painters who dedicate much of their full-time [...]

“It’s Out There” in the Lobby Gallery

Michelle Jones' show It's Out There will hang in the Lobby Gallery February 2-27, with an artist's reception February 2, 5-7pm. Her artwork is an eclectic mix of acrylics, watercolors, and pastels. About her painting, Jones says, "No one comes from the womb holding a [...]

On Stage

Meet the Addams Family

Creepy and kooky? Check. Mysterious and spooky? Check. All together ooky? Yes, but in a good way! The talented actors selected for the ‘Family’ in this hilariously creepy, iconic show are Matthew Cordell, Gomez Addams; Hayley Phillips, Morticia Addams; Connor Stinson, Pugsley Addams (March 3-5) [...]

“The Addams Family” Production Staff

The production staff has rehearsals underway for The Addams Family, The New Musical Comedy which comes to the Callaway Theater March 3-5 and 9-11. Monroe Moore returns to El Dorado as the artistic director for this hilarious play. Previously, he directed the extremely successful Oliver! and choreographed Chicago [...]

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 [...]