Past Gallery Shows

//Past Gallery Shows

Past Gallery Shows

In the Merkle, Price, and Lobby Galleries

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 the Membership Showcase with an [...]

Membership Show Entry Deadline Approaching!

It's time again for the SAAC Membership Show in the Merkle and Price Galleries! Again this year – anything goes! With the exhibit being a showcase and not a competition don’t miss this opportunity to select your two favorite works, created at any time in your lifetime, and bring them [...]

In the Lobby Gallery

While the Merkle and Price Galleries are closed until January 3, the SAAC staff has brought pieces from their private collections to hang in the Lobby Gallery through December 2. Following the staff exhibition, the SAAC Creative Arts Academy art classes will exhibit their work. Artists' work showing now are: [...]

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 Monday – Friday, 9am to [...]

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 AWS. Of these submissions (one [...]

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 [...]

Membership Show Entry Deadline Approaching!

It's time again for the SAAC Membership Show in the Merkle and Price Galleries! Again this year – anything goes! With the exhibit being a showcase and not a competition don’t miss this opportunity to select your two favorite works, created at any time in [...]

In the Lobby Gallery

While the Merkle and Price Galleries are closed until January 3, the SAAC staff has brought pieces from their private collections to hang in the Lobby Gallery through December 2. Following the staff exhibition, the SAAC Creative Arts Academy art classes will exhibit their work. [...]

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 [...]

Under Construction • Merkle and Price Galleries Closed through January 3

The Merkle and Price Galleries will be closed November 1-January 3 for repair and renovation. Our next exhibit will be the Membership Showcase, January 5-31. This annual exhibit features SAAC members' artwork - and it's one of the favorites every year. If you are a [...]

Contraption Series • September 6-30

Asheville, North Carolina, artist Kathryn B. Phillips will show her Contraption Series in the Merkle and Price Galleries September 6-30. She will be in attendance for the artist reception on Friday, September 30, 6-8pm. Phillips was taught at an early age to appreciate beauty in [...]

Urban Galaxies • Sept 6-30 in Lobby Gallery

Local artist Kelly Zeigler will exhibit her large format digital photographs in the Lobby Gallery September 6-30. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 6-8pm. Zeigler said, "This series, Urban Galaxies, started off as a soothing sort of scavenger hunt. There was something [...]

Arkansas Women to Watch: Organic Matters • Aug 4 – Aug 31

This touring exhibit features four exceptional women artists from Arkansas, working with imagery and /or materials taken from the natural world that aptly explore the “Organic Matters” theme . This show depicts imagery that explores gender, sexuality and the abject. Dawn Holder received an MFA [...]

“Abstract Expressions” by Danny Hobbs in Lobby Gallery

The visual arts committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of El Dorado native Danny Hobbs’ art exhibition on August 4, 2016. Hobbs’ show, entitiled “Abstract Expressions” will hang in the Lobby Gallery through September 1. Hobbs began earnestly [...]

Familiar Spark • May 30-June 25

Come enjoy the exhibit “Familiar Spark” by Dallas based artists and friends, Heather Griffin, formerly of El Dorado, and Abigail Syltie. An opening reception honoring the two artists will be held on Monday, May 30 at 2:00pm at the SAAC. Together, Griffin and Syltie have [...]

Juried Art Competition • June 29-July 24 • Reception July 23 6:00-7:30

2-D and 3-D Fine Art Media Artists 18 and Older in the US Over $2000 in Prize Money Juror Alejo Benedetti from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas Award Reception: July 23 • 6-7:30 pm Exhibit: June 29 [...]