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.

News and Notes from the SCAC

A Gathering of Heroes

The “Perk Players” in partnership with “The Telling Trees Project” presented A Gathering of Heroes.  Admission to the production included donations to “Our Daily Bread Food Pantry”! Over 15 flats of food were donated!
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Food Collections

Third Annual Creative Economy Workshop

The Stone County Economic Development Partnership, MS Gulf Coast Community College and the Mississippi Creative Economy sponsored the Third Annual Creative Economy Workshop, February 23, 2017, at the Community Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Featured speakers included Tonya Sanders Hays (Wings Director and writer of the two “Telling Trees” Plays featuring Stone County stories), Rick Wilemon (William Carey University-curator, painter, and sculptor) and Bethany Byrd (Marketing) “Own Your Hill”.  Robert St. John was the luncheon keynote speaker and the Ultimate Panel Discussion followed – Tres Hombres– Robert St. John (Chef, Restaurateur, Author), Malcolm White (Director Mississippi Arts Commission) and Wyatt Waters (watercolorist and author)! 65+ participants enjoyed a day of sharing and learning from these incredible workshop leaders!
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Wyatt Waters, Malcolm White, Robert St. John

Stone County Arts Council March Meeting                       and Kelly Spacht Workshop

The Stone County Arts Council will meet on March 21, 2017 at 4:30pm at the Community Arts Center on the Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The meeting is open to all interested participants.
Following the meeting, at 5:30pm, artist Kelly Spacht will present the workshop “Painting Jellyfish.” The workshop is open to SCAC members for $25 and non-members for $40. For more information and to register, contact Sandra Cassibry at (601) 928-2343 or (601) 928-6298.
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Kelly Spacht Jellyfish

Join us at The Mary O’Keefe for Red Creek Currents!

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Invitation
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Book

 

Artist Wyatt Waters and the SCAC Paint Red Creek

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Wyatt Waters’ Easel
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SCAC with Wyatt Waters at Red Creek

 

2017 Creative Economy Workshop

Join us February 23rd, 9am-3pm for The Creative Economy Workshop at the Community Arts Center with Mississippi chef and author, Robert St. John, famed watercolorist, Wyatt Waters and Mississippi Arts Commission Director, Malcolm White as the guest presenters. Information on this workshop will be on the Stone County EDP website at http://stonecounty.com/events/details/creative-economy-workshop.

Cost is $10.