In the News

55 Tickets Available 5×5 Art Dash on Friday, May 5, at 5pm

You know them all! They are your friends and SAAC members! If you have enjoyed artwork by local/member artists over the last decade, the 5x5 Art Dash is your opportunity to get a piece of work by your favorite artist! Most of these 55 artists [...]

Painting Dramatic Landscapes in Pastel With Gary Huber, PSA, PSCM, PSWC, NPS, IAPS-MC

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 [...]

In the Gallery

Tammy Swarek in Lobby Gallery March 2-29

Tammy Swarek of El Dorado will exhibit her work in the Lobby Gallery March 2-29. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, March 3, 5-7pm. Swarek is a contemporary portrait photographer specializing in images with fashion flair. She is probably best known, nationally and internationally, [...]

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 [...]

“Inside and Out” by Sandy Bennett in Merkle & Price Galleries April 1 – May 4

Sandy Bennett's latest work, "Inside and Out", will hang in the Merkle and Price Galleries April 1 - May 4 with an artist reception Saturday, April 1, from 6-8pm. Bennett is an artist whose work is an eclectic reflection of her journey through life. She laughingly calls [...]

At SAU: “Collective” by Gay Bechtelheimer

Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia features Gay Bechtelheimer's "Collective" in the Brinson Art Gallery March 1-31. Bechtelheimer is a teaching artist from El Dorado, Arkansas.  The body of work includes pastel, watercolor, mixed media, and acrylic.  It represents the artist's practice from 2016 to the [...]

On Stage

Audition Call April 7-8

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. This “tale as old as time” is filled with spectacular costume and beautiful sets. Disney’s Beauty [...]

The Jungle Book CAST

Congratulations to these talented students selected to participate in this production! The cast includes Darnarius Aaron, Rosalie Alatorre, Abigail Birmingham, Georgia Blackmon, Sidney Botner, Joy Cherry, Victoria Colley, Avery Davison, McCoy Davison, Tiffanie Duke, Clay Evers, Presley Givens, Emily Henderson, Ianna Hernandez, Aram Hurtado, Isai [...]

Visiting Artists Contribute to Musical at SAAC

“The Addams Family, A New Musical Comedy” is in full swing this week, with opening weekend having wrapped and this weekend’s shows right around the corner. The box office is open and there are still a few tickets left to see this hilarious musical that [...]