Fine Arts Center
Brigham City
Empowering lives through the Arts

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and providing affordable fine arts opportunities for youth and families in the community. We offer after school and evening classes in art, youth choir, theater, drawing, puppetry, and photography. We also offer a variety of community activities including: theater productions, puppet story time for preschoolers, periodic concerts, a Puppet Museum with special family activity times, puppetry workshops in the schools, monthly Open Mic Nights and great recital space for piano and music teachers.

Our current Board members are:
Jennifer Delaney -
President
Hal Allen - Past President
Dave Kafton - Vice Chair
Heather Milburn- Secretary
Jeffrey Lowe -
Linda Lowe
Ryan Erwin
Jodi Baird
Austin Weyand
Sebastian Smith
Heather Braegger

Director: Susan Neidert

Office Staff:
Sally Warren, Andy Peterson, Jennifer Delaney, Linda Lowe and Laura Johnson


~ OUR SPONSORS for 2014-2015 ~

Gold Level Contributors:

Marie Eccles Caine Foundation / Russell Family

Boeing Corporation /
Community Fund


Brigham City Autoliv


Box Elder County Tourism

       


    Kiwanis Club of Brigham City


This program is supported in part by the Utah Division of Arts and Museums, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
National Endowment for the Arts Logo Utah Museums Logog

Other 2014-2015  Supporters:

Super Bronze Backers:
Box Elder County Tourism
The Kiwanis Club of Brigham City
Gillies Funeral Chapel
Icon Health and Fitness
Geri Garfield and DeAnn Nichols
KSM Music
Salt Aire Foundation
Two Color Photography


Bronze Backers:
Hal R. Allen and Associates
Edge Orthodontics
Blanchard's Braces
Cover- up
Idle Isle Cafe'
Box Elder News Journal
Anonymous
Members First Credit Union
Tom and Alida Hannum
Edward Jones, Ken Kennedy 
JoAnn and Richard Kimber
Dave Kafton
Kathy Philpot

Other Patron Supporters:
Brigham City Area Chamber,  Idle Isle Cafe, Peach City Ice Cream, Jill Rasmussen, Remuda Golf, Hansen Jewelry, Randy Capener, DDS, Hunan Village, Integrity Home Health, HoneyVille Food Products, USU Brigham City Campus

We welcome your donations year round to support fine arts programs and community activities.

We are a 501 c(3) nonprofit organization and your donations are not only tax deductible, but strive to make a positive difference for youth and families!

  • Light and sound booth techs - training available with 6 month commitment.
  • We are also taking applications for board members.

Contact the Fine Arts Center for more information at 435-723-0740.


 Reminder Notices

Send us an email at: bcfineartscenter@aol.com and let us know if you want specific program reminders or announcements sent to your e-mail address. Please indicate what topics you are interested in, ie: preschool puppet time, open mike, concerts, after school classes, adult/ evening art classes, etc. and you will get a three to four day notice for programs and a two week registration notice for classes.


FLYAWAY MINIATURES ANYONE??!!

This is a fund raiser for the Fine Arts Center and the Brigham City Heritage and Arts Board.
We still have miniatures available for sale.
The Brigham City Main Street Flyway took to the air a Fourth  year in April.
Come check them out on Main street between Forest and First South,   April to  November.
Miniatures  are available for purchase at the Fine Arts Center and at the Bear River Bird Refuge Education Center just west of Brigham City.
Pictured here are all 8 of 16 designs.
The miniature 2 x 4 inch cut outs are great Brigham City souvenirs for matting or use as ornaments.

May- June 2015 Happenings

See info and ticket ordering buttons below for --
1. Austin Weyand Acoustic Band,' Music in the City Concert' - May 15 w/Facing West Opening the show!
2.  Needle felting: Calling all crafters and fiber artists- check out the workshop on  three dimensional needle felting.  Wendi Laurence presented at a puppetry workshop- and we will be for the most part designing interesting faces, but her knowledge of what types of wool to use, where to get them and how to learn basic techniques is amazing.  She will be bringing materials so you can complete a project in this morning session. 
3. See Summer Programs for online summer camp registration

The raffle is over- special thanks to all of you
who participated and helped us raise over $730 which is rally appreciated.  Winners were:  Amber Morrell for the trampoline,  Gary Warren for the wood bowl and Amy Griffiths for the extended family Photo session!!  Thanks again to our donors: Skywalker trampolines, Artisan Grant Christiansen, and Amber Rust of Two Color Photography.



Summer Classes - Registration now online! See summer programs link in side bar. Register at (435) 723-0740 or Email: bcfineartscenter@aol.com or check website.


PHOTO SHOP CLASS: This class has been postponed till October.  Please let us know if you are interested in taking the class then Students will learn about photoshop and related programs,  and get hands on practice of the techniques  Call the Fine Arts Center to let us know you are interested.

MUSIC IN THE CITY - Friday May 15 - The Austin Weyand Acoustic Band with Kelin Gibbons, Josh Skinner, and Steve Lyman --
Facing West to Open the Show!

Brigham City Fine Arts Center and Music in the City Presents Austin Weyand Band - May 15, 2015
Imagine some of the most influential acoustic guitarists of our time spending an evening together: Andres’ Segovia, Chet Atkins, Michael Hedges, Tommy Emmanuel, Paco Pena, and more. Drawing from these heroes of acoustic guitar and the styles they’ve played, “The Austin Weyand Acoustic Band” creates an enriching and awe-inspiring show with the arrangements and compositions they perform.
Read more about Austin Weyand on the
Music in the City Page.

Music in the City Concert Tickets Link
Tickets for Music in the City -- $10/$7 students. Buy at the door or online! This show will sell out so we advise you to get your tickets early! 
Facing West to open for Austin Weyand Band Friday, May 15, 2015 Brigham City Fine arts Center
Facing West will be opening for The Austin Weyand Band this Friday, May 15. Facing West was featured last month for our Open Mic Night and were a huge hit! Colten Peterson is a 15 year old bass player residing in Riverdale, Utah. Hudson Bosworth is 16 years old and resides in Plain City, Utah.


Individual Tickets $10 per person ($7 with student ID.)
Ticket includes $1 off dessert at Peach City after the concert.


Next Open Mic - Saturday 5/16/15 Our 7 pm feature performer will be the "girl with the voice", 13 yr. old Taylor Ann Olsen. See Our Open Mic Page for more information.

3-Dimensional Needle Felting Class
with wool expert Wendi Laurence from Park City. One day only - Saturday, June 6, 9am-Noon. Learn Various techniques. Discover felting supply sources. Design and complete a project. Pre-Register by May 26th online, by phone (435)723-0740 or come into the office.
$25 for the Workshop + $15 for complete supply it. Senior and Student discounts available.


The Usual Suspects Theater Group presents Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" June 4th - 20th, 2015

The Usual Suspects Theater Group presents The Odd Couple at the Brigham City Fine Arts Center.
Performances will be June 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th, and 20th at 7:00 PM
Special Matinee Performance on June 13th at 1:00 PM
Tickets $10


(No reserved seating come early for the best seats)
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Family Theatre Program at The Fine Arts Center -"Creative Stage" presents:

Check out our face book page for pictures from this awesome show. Kudos to a great cast and  awesome directors: 

Brigham City Fine Arts Center Presents Annie Jr. The Musical - May 7, 8, 9 & 11!
Andrea Brandley,: Ashley Pyle, Molly Cameron, Kimberly Lamping, Colin Anderson, and Preston Grover.













CHARLOTTE'S WEB - DECEMBER 5, 6, & 8, 2014

The show was an awesome success- thanks to all who participated and all who came.


Brigham City Fine Arts Center and The FACE Presents: Arsenic & Old Lace - Feb. 6, 7, &9 2015

Arsenic and Old Lace - presented by FACE our high school theater troupe -was a great show. Thanks to all who made it possible.








Mommy and Me Music Time: The 4th Wednesday of the month 9:30 to 10:30 am
Also, see Friday Puppet story times. No charge, although $1 donation per child suggested to help cover crafts.


Pay It Forward: For young teens ages 12-15 years. Meet at The Fine Arts Center or as indicated. For current meeting time and latest volunteer opportunities See pay it forward link.


PLEASE CHECK OUT THE SIDEBAR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ONGOING PROGRAMS:
-- Improv Faction: Thursdays 5-6pm For 8th grade and up
-- World of Puppetry Museum: 1st and 3rd Saturdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm 
-- Preschool puppet story time: 2nd Friday of the month September through May, 9:30 to 10:30 am
-- Music Time: 4th Wednesday of the Month 9:30 to 10:30 pm. (geared to 2-5 year olds) * Check exceptions for December.
-- Open Mic Night: Monthly on a Saturday night. Next Open Mic Night will be February . The doors open up to all at 7 pm. See Open Mic Page for more info.
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Our eighth annual ART-TELL was held April 13-18, 2015. The theme was "In the Eye of the Beholder" 

We enjoyed a great time with Youth and Adult Art contests, a youth storytelling contest,  People's choice voting, Unveiling of Designer poster by Dave Kafton,  The Otter Creek-  Music in the City Concert, a Gala Fundraising Dinner and the end of event  Awards Ceremony.| Pictures and winners are posted on the ART-TELL page.


FAMILY FUN NIGHTS --  We joined up with the USU Brigham City Young Child Education Department  for a free  evening of storytelling and hands on activities for parents and their little ones on Tuesday April 14, 2015.  Watch this spot for a possible June evening activity.


-- Peach Days Melodrama: Thanks to all the performers and audience members who made last  year's September "Peach Days" melodrama a great success.  Watch for details of this year's show Later in June- Auditions in July.