Happy New Year!

The Stone County Arts Council is off and running for 2014. A number of events and workshops are currently scheduled (as outlined below) and there is a lot more to come!

January Arts Council Meeting

The Stone County Arts Council will have its next meeting on Jan. 21st at 5:30 pm at Bodine Pottery with an Open House and pottery demonstration to follow at 6:30 pm. All interested participants are invited. Refreshments will be served. Join the Stone County Arts Council in celebrating potter Pat Bodine and Bodine Pottery!

Acrylic and Basket-making Workshop

The Stone County Arts Council is sponsoring an acrylic canvas workshop with Artist Sherry Carlson and a Pine Needle Basket-making workshop with Sandra Cassibry on January 25, 2014 at the Visual Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of MGCCC. Participants may choose to take one or both workshops. Carlson’s workshop is 9 am-noon; Cassibry’s from 1-4.

For one workshop the fee is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. For both workshops the fees are $60 for members and $75 for non members. Class size is limited. Call Sandra Cassibry at 601-528-2343 or 601-928-6298 to register. All supplies are furnished for participants to complete one piece in each workshop. (All memberships must be renewed for 2014 to get the member rate!) Proceeds from this workshop will help support the “Yellow Brick Community Arts Project.”

Gallery Opening

On February 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm, Award Winning Coast Artist, Elizabeth Huffmaster will show her work at the Gallery at the Visual Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of MGCCC. Join the Stone County Arts Council for the opening.

Kym Garraway Workshop

The Stone County Arts Council is sponsoring an acrylic canvas workshop with Hattiesburg artist Kym Garraway on February 15, 2014 from 9AM-2PM at the Visual Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of MGCCC. The workshop fee is $60 for members and $75 for non-members (All memberships must be renewed for 2014 to receive the members’ rate!) All supplies are furnished for participants to complete one art piece. Proceeds from this workshop will help support the “Yellow Brick Community Arts Project.”

February Arts Council Meeting

The Stone County Arts Council will meet February 18, 2014 at 5:30 pm at the Visual Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of MGCCC. All interested citizens are invited. For more information contact Sandra Cassibry at 601-528-2343 or 601-928-6298.