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: 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:
Jennifer Delaney -
President
Dave Kafton - Vice Chair
Heather Milburn- Secretary/treasurer
Jeffrey Lowe
Linda Lowe
Ryan Erwin
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 ~

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

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

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

Other ways to donate and help:

  •  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.

August - September 2015 Happenings

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.

 
Brigham City Fine Arts Center - 2015 Peach Days Meladrama - Six Guns at Sundown Sept 11-12
Peach Days Melodrama:
 
"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 Adventures at the Museum

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 bcfineartscenter@aol.com or by phone at 435-723-0740.



Past Events and Classes--

Puppets in the Park August 15, 2015 at Constitution Park, Brigham City, UTPUPPETS, 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!


Brigham City Fine Arts Center welcomes Steve McDonald August 8, 2015
 
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.

 
 






 

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. 
   


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 August 15, 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.