News and Events

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 sandra.cassibry@mgccc.edu.

 

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.

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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 klewis23@yahoo.com. 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

New Mural Takes Shape

“A Gathering of Stone County Heroes” is the newest Stone County mural. This mural celebrates Mississippi’s Bicentennial.

Newest Mural
A Gathering of Stone County Heroes

Grant for Teaching Artist

Amy Perry, Cher Barefoot, Angelia Ross and Teaching Artist Tonya Hayes celebrate the announcement that Stone Middle School in Wiggins, Mississippi, received a grant from the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE), to research, study and present the story of Emilie and Marie Stapp. The Stapp sisters were Stone County community advocates , philanthropists, and Emily was a world known children’s writer.
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Stone County Centennial – Mississippi Bicentennial Poles Update

The newest set of Mississippi Centennial – Stone County Bicentennial Poles are in place at the Stone County Economic Development Office, located in the historic Wiggins Depot. The poles celebrate Stone County’s Centennial and Mississippi’s Bicentennial, its culture and heritage. The pole project was funded in part through a Bicentennial grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Mississippi Humanities Council.
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