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/treasurer
Jeffrey Lowe -
Linda Lowe
Ryan Erwin
Jodi Baird
Austin Weyand
Sebastian Smith
Heather Braegger

Exectutive Director: Susan Neidert

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


~ OUR SPONSORS for 2015-2016 ~

Gold Level Contributors:

The Marie Eccles Caine Foundation / Russell Family
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Box Elder County Tourism

       

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Brigham City Corporation- Communities program.

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Utah Museums LogogNational Endowment for the Arts Logo

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.
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Icon Health and Fitness
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Our Silver Level Supporters:
Autoliv North America
Geri Garfield & De Ann
         Nichols

Super Bronze Backers:
Gillies Funeral Chapel
KSM Music
Salt Aire Foundation
Two Color Photography
Ed Tugaw/Coldwell Bankers 
Hal Allen and Associates
Kathy Philpot

Bronze Backers:
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

Other Patron Supporters:
Brigham City Area Chamber,  Idle Isle Cafe, Peach City Ice Cream,   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  youth arts programs and community  arts 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.


Program Alerts

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??!!

We still have miniatures of the Main Street bird panels  for sale. 2X4 inches in size.
The Brigham City Main Street Flyway took to the air a Fourth  year in April.

Pictured here are  8 of 16 designs.
The miniature 2 x 4 inch cut outs are great Brigham City souvenirs for matting or use as ornaments.

July-August   2015 Happenings

Summer Classes - Registration now online! We still have openings for late July and August See drawing info below and summer programs link in side bar. 
MUSIC: Great  in- house summer concert coming up - STEVE MCDONALD WITH CELTIC/ SCOTTISH    August 8 - get your tickets now .  See details below.
PUPPETS, PUPPETS, PUPPETS:  PUPPETS IN THE PARK! 
Set for Saturday August 15, 10am - 3 pm.  Save the date for FREE shows and puppet making activities-guest puppeteers and more!
Constitution Park
500 East 700 South
Brigham City
Great shade, great fun!

PARTY TIME!!  It is official we are offering Party Adventures at the World of Puppetry Museum. We have several 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.
 

LIKE DRAWING???!!!  2 opportunities:   
Youth drawing class/camp-
Geared to 8 to 13 year olds:
July 20-23 9:30 to 11:30 am $30
Space is limited so - Sign up now at
435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter@aol.com
8 hour class to learn and practice
great techniques - shapes, shading,
composition and more.
Instructor Sierra Thornley

Figure and Portrait Drawing-
For adults and High school age students:
July 27- 31 9 am to 12 noon * $150
Space limited- Sign up now at
435-723-0740 or
bcfineartscenter@aol.com
Review and practice the basics of expressive
portrait and figure drawing
Taught by noted artist and past dean of USU
art Department Adrian VanSuchtelen.
Pre-registration required. See link below or
contact us at bcfineartscenter@aol.com or
435-723-0740
 

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 how to navigate and use photoshop and related programs. Includes hands on practice of the techniques  
 

Next Open Mic - Saturday 7/11/15 See Our Open Mic Page for more information.
 
 

Brigham City Fine Arts Center welcomes Steve McDonald August 8, 2015
 
Saturday, August 8, 2015 we welcome Steve McDonald to our stage!
 
Steve McDonald is New Zealand's top solo performer.
Steve's genre is Celtic fusion and classic Rock.
He sings the history and heritage of the Scottish Highlands in a combination of original songs that Steve has written on his odyssey to discover his own heritage, as well as classic highland favorites.
In this quest to explore his heritage, Steve has released the following Albums:
Sons of Somerled
Stone of Destiny
Winter in Scotland: A Highland Christmas
The Message
Highland Farewell
Legend
 
Music Label: Etherean Music
Tickets are $12. Buy your tickets now online! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brigham City Fine Arts Center and The Usual Suspects Theater Group present Neil Simon's The Odd Couple
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. 
   
TREADMILL DRAWING!! 
People interested in entering a drawing for a treadmill from ICON Fitness, had to order tickets through ICON. And the winner is: To be announced later  this week!
 
 
 
 

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!
Directors :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 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 June 27, 2015. 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.

 

 

Peach Days Melodrama:   Plans are now gearing up for another rootin-tootin Melodrama 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 perfromance at 8 Pm along with the usual 2,4,and 6 pm shows on the Satyrday of Peach Days.   Auditions set for  mid July. Watch for details or call us at  435-723-0740