”‘Tis the Season: An Art Potpourri”

These artists hung more than 40 paintings at Ozark Health Medical Center. The public is invited to enjoy this free exhibit of local art. Shown here are (from left) Alison Shreck, Joyce Hartmann, Ellen Kelly, Joyce Hubbard, and Yun Kim. The North Central Arkansas Artist League has just hung a new exhibit of more than […]

Nelson Family Comes Back To the Bay

Fairfield Bay United Methodist Church would like to invite everyone to a free concert at the Methodist Church in Fairfield Bay. The concert will be Nov15 at 4 p.m. Music will be provided by the Larry Nelson family. The Nelson family has been traveling for over 30 years singing Gospel Music at various churches and […]

Blue Ribbon Beauties Reception

   The Education Center is once again proud to host the BLUE RIBBON BEAUTIES exhibit showcasing the talent of some of our students and instructors who earned Blue Ribbon and/or Best of Show recognition at the Van Buren County Fair, the North Central Arkansas District Fair, and/or the State Fair of Arkansas. This display of […]

Bob Milne Comes To Conference Center

Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress, and was declared a “National Treasure” at the conclusion. Mr. Milne is an active “Musical Ambassador” for the United States Dept. of […]

Sisters Featured November Artists

Jan and Julie are two of the thirty six artists exhibiting their artwork in the new NCA Art Gallery Exhibit. Sisters, Jan Wilson Cobb and Julie Wilson Caswell were born in Memphis, Tennessee and lived in the area most of their lives until retiring to the Greers Ferry Lake area in 2003. They have always […]

Artist League Sponsors Watercolor Workshop

Richard Stephens stands by one of his demonstration paintings, showing four compositions from one photograph. Each section of the paper was first divided with masking tape. Painting the large picture first, he turned the paper to paint three more compositions and then removed the tape to produce the white margins. Painting quickly and loosely, he […]

Conference Center Events

Coming to the Fairfield Bay Performing Arts Theater Appearing this Friday, October 23 at 7 p.m. Mario Rosales, direct from Branson. Tickets are $20, on sales now and at the door. Mario sings the biggest hits, from Sinatra to Classic Country, Neil Diamond to Elvis Presley and much more. Please support this event so we may […]

New Oil Painting Class

Doris Sexson’s next oil painting class at the FFB Community Education Center will be painting a picture entitled “Fall Colors,” the wonderful colors we will be seeing around Fairfield Bay. The class will begin on Thursday, October 22 and meet for 5 weeks at 9:30 a.m. Students should contact Catherine Swift at the Community Education […]

Art in the Park

Pictured is Doris Sexson and Mary Sue Forsman at Ed Leamon Park during the “Art in the Park” event on Labor Day week-end. Mary Sue was the winner of a painting given by Doris. Many visitors from Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee stopped by to see the displays of stained glass by Barbara Cornett, jewelry by Shawn […]

Concert Cancellation

Concert Cancelation Due to Illness The CLEVELAND DUO & JAMES UMBLE CONCERT which was scheduled for this coming Sunday, September 13, 2015, sponsored by NCAFAE has been canceled. Serious illness on the part of one of the artists has caused this cancellation. Re-scheduling will be announced as soon as the artist is able. We apologize […]