Recent News

Summer Camps 2017 • Be Our Guest!!!

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

SAAC invites students of all ages to be “Be Our Guest” for a summer full of fun and learning. Now is the time to sign up to insure your child has a place for the fun that SAAC provides every summer. Since “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” is this summer’s musical, the theme of “Be Our Guest” was chosen for the summer. […]

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

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

SAAC will host a three day pastel landscape workshop with Gary Huber ( November 9-11, 9am-4pm. [...]

Virmarie Depoyster Returns for 2 Day Pastel Workshop September 9-10

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Pastel Painting by artist Virmarie DePoyster September 9 & 10 • Virmarie DePoyster, co-president of the [...]


In the Gallery

Selections Made for Juried Competition

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

From over 200 entries from around the country, juror Dylan Turk from Crystal Bridges has selected total of 69 works created by 47 artists to be on display in the Merkle and Price Galleries July [...]

“Visual Duet – Art by Anne and Dan Thornhill” in Merkle and Price Galleries June 2-29

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Anne and Dan Thornhill from Hot Springs will exhibit their acrylic paintings in the Merkle and Price Galleries June 2-29 with an artist reception on Saturday, June 3, 5-7pm. The show includes individual as well [...]

“Colorful World – Art by Suzi Dennis” in Lobby Gallery June 2-29

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Suzi Dennis will show her "Colorful World" in the Lobby Gallery June 2-29, with an artist reception June 3, 5-7pm. A self-taught working artist, Suzi Dennis works out of her studio in her hometown of [...]

SAAC Announces Juror for Annual Juried Art Competition

April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Arkansas Arts Center is pleased to announce the selection of Dylan Turk as juror for this year’s Annual Juried Art Competition to be held July 7-28, 2017. Turk is currently employed by Crystal [...]


On Stage

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” Box Office Open!

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The classic love story between a bookish young woman and the beast that holds her captive, [...]

“Beauty and the Beast” Cast Announced

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Join SAAC in the Callaway Theatre July 6-9 and 12-16 as we present the stage adaptation [...]

UPDATE! Belle and Beast are looking for things …

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Belle and the Beast need your help rounding up some supplies for the summer musical.  If [...]

Christopher A. McCroskey Returns to SAAC for Beauty and the Beast Production

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

SAAC is proud to welcome Christopher A. McCroskey to his hometown stage as musical director for the [...]


50th Anniversary News

“50 Years of SAAC” DVDs Available Now

April 8th, 2014|0 Comments

"50 Years of SAAC" documents the South Arkansas Arts Center's impact on the lives and culture [...]

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South Arkansas Arts Center Announces 50th Anniversary Season

December 12th, 2013|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Arkansas Arts Center Announces 50th Anniversary Season El Dorado, [...]