News and Events

June 12th Activities pushed to June 19th

The Kym Garraway acrylic workshop scheduled for Tuesday, June 12th has been cancelled. She is still accepting students for her June 19th pastel workshop.

SCAC meeting has been rescheduled from Tuesday, June 12th to Tuesday, June 19th at 5:30 pm.

Daniel Calcote-Summer Ceramics Class

This is a wheel throw class made up of four Thursday evening 6-9 pm sessions (July 12, 19, 26, and August 2). All four must be attended to leave with a finished piece.

Cost: $150.  4 sessions and supplies included

Location: Visual Arts Center: Perkinston Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Class size limited to 10 participants. To sign up or for additional information, contact Sandra Cassibry (601-528-2343) or Kathryn Lewis (228-697-4505).

Kym Garraway Summer Workshops

Kym Garraway  will lead students in individual Tuesday night 6-8 pm art sessions.

May 22 , 6-8 pm          Watercolor      $25

June 12, 6-8 pm           Acrylics            $25 (cancelled as of June 11)

June 19, 6-8 pm           Pastels              $25

June 26, 6-8 pm           Texture             $27 (a small additional materials fee added)

To register or for additional information Call 601-928-6298 or 601-528-2343.


Glass Mosaic Workshop Rescheduled

The Glass Mosaic Workshop for Saturday, April 14th, is being cancelled and rescheduled for Saturday, May 19th.  For information, contact: Sandra Cassibry at


Coming Events

Mark your calendars:

    • Painted Tile Workshop with Daniel Calcote: March 3, 9:00-12:00 Visual Arts Center, Perkinston Campus.  $40 (members) $55 (non-members). For more information, contact Sandra Cassibry at 601-928-6298.
    • Pine Hill Day: March 17, 9-4, Downtown Wiggins.  Please contact Kelly Spacht at 601-528-1123 to volunteer for children’s art area.
    • SCAC Meeting: March 20, 5:30PM-6:30PM, -Visual Arts Center, Perkinston Campus.
    • Clay Turtle with Vanessa Ritchie. March 20 following SCAC meeting at the Visual Arts Center from 6:30PM-8PM.  $25 (members) $40 (non-members). To register, contact Sandra Cassibry at 601-928-6298.
    • Art Walk: April 21, 1PM-5PM:
      • Come paint on site on Pine Hill. To register, contact Kathryn Lewis at228-697-4505.
      • Downtown Wiggins Mural Tour. 1PM tour led by Sandra Cassibry; 3PM tour led by Kathryn Lewis.
      • Book signing from 2PM-4PM at Southern Turning with Malcolm White (Director of the MS Arts Commission) for his book, Hal and Mal. Cost: $40. Refreshments provided by Hal & Mals!
    • Painted Bottles and Vases with artist Valerie Winn on May 12th at Pink Rooster Art Gallery, Ocean Springs from 9AM-3PM. Cost is $60 (members) and $75 (non-members). To register, contact Kathryn Lewis at 228-697-4505.

Kym Garraway February Workshop

Twenty local artists joined artist Kym Garraway and the Stone County Arts Council for its February workshop “Painting Cotton Bolls!”

The next SCAC workshop is painting tile with Daniel Calcote on March 3 from 9-noon. To register or for additional information Call 601-928-6298…601-528-2343.

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February Meeting and Workshop

The Stone County Arts Council will hold their regular meeting on February 20, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Community Arts Center, Perkinston Campus-MGCCC.  All interested citizens are invited. For further information, call Sandra Cassibry- 601-928-6298.
After the meeting, Kym Garraway will lead a Watercolor Workshop from 6:30-8:30 pm, Community Arts Center, Perkinston Campus, MGCCC. Cost is $25 members, $40 non-members.  All supplies are furnished for at least one piece of art. To sign up for class or for further information, contact Sandra Cassibry 601-928-6298 or Kathryn Lewis 228-697-4505.

Creative & Cultural Economy Workshop

Join us for the 4th Annual Creative & Cultural Economy Workshop.



Painting Class with Elizabeth Huffmaster

Painting class with Award Winning Artist Elizabeth Huffmaster is scheduled for 9am-3pm on January 20, 2018. Medium is watercolor on Yuppo and is for all experience levels.  All supplies furnished to finish art piece.

Cost: $60.  Sponsored by the Stone County Arts Council.

Location: Visual Arts Center: Perkinston Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Class size limited. To sign up or for additional information, contact Sandra Cassibry (601-528-2343) or Kathryn Lewis (228-697-4505).

Coming Events

September 18, 4PM-5PM, Community Arts Center, MGCCC, Perkinston
Stone County Arts Council Presents Kids Artists Workshop Fall Tree
September 19
530-630PM, Malone Fine Arts Building, Room 104, MGCCC, Perkinston
Monthly Stone County Arts Council Meeting
630PM, Malone Fine Arts Building, Gallery, MGCCC, Perkinston
Gallery Opening, Joy Jennings and Mary Ann Long:
Two Views, Two Styles, and Two Stone County Girls
September 23, 9AM-3PM,Community Arts Center, MGCCC, Perkinston
Join Artist Kelly Spacht for a Free-Form Basket Workshop. Call Sandra Cassibry at 601-528-2343 for more information and to register.
September 25, 6PM-730PM, Community Arts Center, MGCCC, Perkinston
PAWS for ART – The Stone County SPCA (SCSPCA) in partnership with the Stone County Arts Council (SCAC) is offering a fun night of art, sipping lemonade and sweet tea, and painting the State of Mississippi.  Fee is a donation of $45 to benefit the SCSPCA to pay for kitten/cat spay/neuter. Instruction by artist Sandra Cassibry. PLEASE register ASAP so we can have adequate supplies on hand. To register, contact Kathryn Lewis  at 228-697-4505 or All Supplies are furnished.
Community Notes:
September 24, 730AM-10AM, FUMC Wiggins
Pancake Breakfast benefitting the Friends of Stone County Libraries
November 11
Dedication of Stone County’s Bicentennial (36th) Mural – A Gathering of Heroes