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 -
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
Boeing Company Employees  Community Fund

Box Elder County Tourism



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.

Our Silver Level Supporters:
Autoliv North America
Geri Garfield & Dee Ann
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:
Mark Rogers, Wells Fargo Bank
Edge Orthodontics
Blanchard's Braces
Cover- up
Idle Isle Cafe'
Box Elder News Journal
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: 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.


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.

 October 2015 Happenings

There are still openings for a few of our Fall Classes. Pre-registration is requested with easy Online registration  available.  See Fall Classes and Programs 2015 . You can also call or stop in to register. Family discounts and scholarships based on income are available.

Open Mic Night: Monthly on a Saturday night. Next Open Mic Night will be October 10, 2015. The doors open up to all at 7 pm. 
!! Halloween this way Comes 
Youth 5-12 yrs, are invited to join us for  
Halloween Howl  during UEA break- Two sessions - 10am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 pm, Thursday, October 15. Two hours of fun crafts, stories, puppet show and other activities for $2 per child. Pre-register by phone.
Family Halloween Party:  Families are invited to join us for an hour and a half of fun - including a make your own miniature family Haunted House competition w/prizes. $5 per family. Materials and refreshments provided. Costumes welcome!

Come learn how to use PHOTOSHOP. New Tuesday evening PHOTOSHOP CLASS by Steve Pettingill scheduled to start Oct. 6. Pre-registration (by phone or e-mail) requested. Min. of 7 students to hold the class. 

Take advantage of Music in the City Season ticket discounts. Season tickets are now on sale- see below-
Other scheduled classes - We have Something for Everyone! 
Pre-school Puppet and Story Time Magic: 9:30-10:30 am - 2nd Fridays of the Month - Class Fee: $1 Donation Suggested

Pre-school Music time: 9:30-10:30 am - 4th Wednesday of the Month

Music in the City Concert Series: 7:30 pm - 3rd Friday of the Month October through May. No concert in December. Tickets: $12 General Admission / $8 Students/  and $10 Seniors

World of Puppetry Museum: 1-4 pm - 1st & 3rd Saturdays - Fee: FREE
Or by appointment- (and schedule a puppet making workshop)

Music in the City Season Tickets now on sale for the 2015 - 2016 Season!!
Brigham City Fine Arts and Music in the City Concert Series Season Tickets 2015-2016

We have SEASON TICKETS AVAILABLE for our Music in the City Series!! 

Season Tickets: Cost $65 for 7 shows
Save $$$ off the regular ticket price!
Season Ticket holders get VIP seating!
Season Tickets will be held at Will-Call each month.
Tickets are transferable if you call ahead and let us know.

Fridays 7:30 pm,  Doors open at 7:
Tickets: $12 General  -  Students:  $8 w/ ID  -  $10 Seniors
Purchase tickets online, by phone: (435) 723-0740, and at the Fine Arts Center (58 South 100 West).

Call or e-mail us for more information 435-723-0740 email: 

Friday, October 23, 7:30pm 
Music in the City - Opening Night Concert --
Tickets: $12 ($10 seniors, $8 students)
Brigham City Fine Arts Center and Music in the City Concert Series offers Party Rock Project, Friday, October 23, 7:30pm

The Party Rock Project is a show unlike anything you have ever experienced. Somewhere in between an rock/pop concert, intimate piano bar, multimedia visuals, laugh-out-loud comedy, and competitive audience participation is The Party Rock Project.

Audiences walk away having laughed hysterically, reminisced, sung together, and been amazed with the stand-alone talent.

"The Party Rock Project INSTANTLY won the crowd over every time. It’s not just excellent music, it’s entertainment at its best!"
-Utah State Fair

Creative Stage: Creative Stage: Auditions for "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe were Tuesday and
Brigham City Fine Arts Center and Creative Stage Presents "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Wednesday(September 15 and 16). Thanks to everyone who tried out. 
 It looks like we are going ot have a great cast. The show is set for Thursday through Monday evenings, December 3, 4, 5, and 7, with  a Matinee on the 5th. Call the Fine Arts Center with questions at (435) 723-0740.
The next auditions will be later in November for a High school age cast  
Brigham City Fine Arts Center and Creative Stage Presents, "The Beverly Hillbillies"
for the "Beverely Hillbillies" to be performed in February. We will have another youth theater presentation in the Spring with Auditions for a musical version of the Wizard of Oz.
The Brigham City Fine Arts Center and Creative Stage Presents "The Wizard of OZ"

Party Adventures at the Museum

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.

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 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  bringing us Pizza by the slice to add to our festivities.   

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.
-- 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 October 10, 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.