Fine Arts Center
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: periodic community youth arts activities, theater productions, puppet story time for preschoolers, monthly 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:
Exectutive Director: Susan Neidert
~ OUR SPONSORS for 2015-2016 ~
We welcome your donations year round to support youth arts programs and community arts activities. We also welcome and endorse the "Give Local" program as we work with other community agencies to provide services and opportunities to youth and families regardless of income and ability to pay. ( see more on our Director's update page. )
Gold Level Contributors:
The Marie Eccles Caine Foundation / Russell Family
Brigham City Corporation- Communities program.
Our programs 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.
Our Silver Level Supporters:
Other Patron Supporters:
Other ways to donate and help:
Contact the Fine Arts Center for more information at 435-723-0740.
Send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org 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??!!
We still have miniatures of the Main Street bird panels for sale. 2X4 inches in size.
Fall Class registration Starts Monday, August 31! Details coming!!! Online registration will be available at that time, also. See a preview of what's coming up on our "Fine Arts Center Classes and Programs" Page.
"Six Guns at Sundown" or "The Rising of a Western Star"
Shows are Sept. 11 & 12. We are ready for another rip roarin', rootin' tootin', high falutin' melodrama of the Old West this year. "Six Guns at Sundown" or "The Rising of a Western Star" written by DeAnn Nichols and directed by her mom- Geri Garfield.
New this year will be a Friday evening performance at 8 pm along with the usual 2, 4, and 6 pm shows on the Saturday of Peach Days.
Get your tickets now because these shows usually sell out!!!
PARTY TIME!! It is official we are offering Party Adventures at the World of Puppetry Museum. We haveseveral awesome party hosts with lots of laughs and adventure and a lot of museum secrets and details to explore. Come join us for an "Expedition at the Museum" adventure. We have jungle guides, princesses, superhero themes and more. See more information under parties in the World of Puppetry Museum section of our side bar.
PHOTO SHOP CLASS by Steve Pettingill: This class has been set for 6 weeks starting October 6th for 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The class includes an hour of instruction and an hour of hands on practice with instructor available to help. Please sign up early. The class fee is $65 for the full 6 weeks. Students will learn how to navigate and use photoshop and related programs, as well as tips on composition and design. Register early at email@example.com or by phone at 435-723-0740.
Past Events and Classes--
PUPPETS, PUPPETS, PUPPETS: PUPPETS IN THE PARK!
Thanks to all of you who made this a great event!
On Saturday August 15, 10 am - 2pm. We enjoyed FREE shows and puppet making activities, guest puppeteers, and puppet improv. Special thanks to Papa Murphy's pizza for bring us Pizza by the slice to add to our festivities.
This was a fantastic concert!! Thanks to all who came out and help make it great! Special thanks to Dave Kafton for bringing Steve McDonald to our stage!Saturday, August 8, 2015 we welcomed Steve McDonald to our stage!
Steve McDonald is New Zealand's top solo performer and for good reason- absolutely great concert. Thank you Dave Kafton for lining this up and thank you Steve for coming.
Special thanks to The Usual Suspects Theater Group and ICON Health and Fitness of Logan for producing the Odd Couple as a fundraiser for us. This was a fun show.
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:
The show was an awesome success- thanks to all who participated and all who came.
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 during the school year. Also, see Friday Puppet story times during school year. 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.
FAMILY FUN NIGHTS -- We had a several fun nights this past year- doing scarecrow stories and crafts in October, Turkey stories and crafts in November, making spoon snowman puppets in January along with a parent community fair, and then joining up with the USU Brigham City Young Child Education Department for a free evening of storytelling and hands on activities in April. Watch this spot for more possible events in the Fall.
PLEASE CHECK OUT THE SIDEBAR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT Other ONGOING PROGRAMS:
-- Improv Faction: Thursdays 5-6pm For 8th grade and up
-- World of Puppetry Museum: 1st and 3rd Saturdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm
-- Open Mic Night: Monthly on a Saturday night. Next Open Mic Night will be August 15, 2015. The doors open up to all at 7 pm. See Open Mic Page for more info.
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.