Creative Arts Academy

Make Art, Make Friends and Enjoy Learning

Young artists at work can be found in classes at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Choose to explore visual or performance art during the school year for grades K-12 in classes after school Monday-Thursday, 3:30–7:00 pm. SAAC offers educational programs that provide a spectrum of artistic possibilities serving promising and gifted actors and artists, as well as those who are new and are ready to get started. Learn more about the teachers on staff on our Meet the Teachers page.

Put your art and creativity skills into action during the summer through a variety of camps organized to gain hands-on experience in the arts! Each summer SAAC offers camps in visual and performance arts, including painting/collage/sculpture, photography, computer art, drama, video/film, voice and piano. Find out more about the established fine artists and theatre professionals that teach the classes on our Meet the Teachers page.

Payment in full required at registration. Class fees are non-refundable. Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come basis. Scholarships are available thanks to the SHARE Foundation. Return completed form(s) signed by a parent/guardian with payment to SAAC, 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730. If you need assistance: Contact Kelly in the SAAC office for help with registering or payments for classes at 870-862-5474 or email to

Children’s Classes

View a schedule of current classes for children.

Adult Classes

View a schedule of current classes for adults.