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Steel Magnolias at the Performing Arts Theater

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The “Our Towne Productions” summer, live stage play is Steel Magnolias, a true story written by Robert Harling about a group of women who are lifetime friends in a small town near Monroe, Louisiana. The entire show takes place on one set – Truvy’s Beauty Shop. It’s about the relationships of six very different women […]


NCA Art Gallery invites you to see award winning watercolor Artist, Cynthia Schanink demonstrate her unique watercolor painting July 13, 1:00 p.m., Fairfield Bay Conference Center. Free of charge. She is sponsored by NCAAL, the local artist league. She lives with her husband, Daniel in Hot Springs Village and part time at Mt. Nebo. Cynthia […]

Steel Magnolias Comes To Town


Cast inludes left to right: Jackie Rohrer, Sharon Luxon, Sean Garow, Willa Wells, Nikki Owen and Sharon Schaffer. Once again Our Towne Productions is putting their take on an old classic. This time it is the perennial favorite “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling. The action is set in Truvy’s Beauty Salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where […]

Fairfield Abbey Tea Comes To Conference Center


The North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education (NCAFA&E) will sponsor a “Fairfield Abbey Tea and Afternoon Concert” in July. We are all invited to don our gloves, hat, and whatever English Garden Tea attire we desire, and come to the Fairfield Bay Conference Center for an afternoon concert featuring the “Musical Inspirations […]

NCA Artist League Elect New Officers

NCAAL Officers 2016

The NCA Artist League elected new officers in its meeting held June 15th at Indian Hills Country Club, Fairfield Bay. New officers are (from left) Joan Bland, President; Gay Ryan, Vice President; Alecs Long, Secretary; and Bonnie Hookman, Treasurer. The Artist League meets each Monday in Fairfield Bay to paint together and socialize. They also […]

Calling All Artists!!


The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery has extended the exhibit schedule. The exhibit will go through to Oct. 26. The NCA Art Gallery is located in the Fairfield BayConference Center at 110 Lost Creek, Fairfield Bay. The artwork is chosen by a selection committee and is open to all artists eighteen years or older. […]

New Art Exhibits At Ozark Health Medical Center

Michelle Bry and Ellen Kelly

The North Central Arkansas Artist League has hung two new art exhibits at Ozark Health Medical Center. Thirteen local artists shared 38 art works for public view until August 10 in two hallway areas: one in the Oncology Wing and one near the Cafeteria. The Oncology display can be viewed from Monday through Friday from […]

Yun Kim From South Korea Featured At FFB Library

Yun Kim

Yun Kim is the featured artist at the Fairfield Bay Library, sponsored by the North Central Arkansas Artists League in conjunction with the library and will showcase her work May 26 through August 2015. Library patrons may view the exhibition through August 2015 during regular hours: To purchase a painting, call Joan Bland, NCAAL Exhibition […]

Hartmann Wins 1st Place In Morrilton Art Exhibit


Choctaw artist, Joyce Hartmann, won First Place in the “Art for the Birds” exhibit with her large watercolor “Pileated Woodpecker,” showing the bird looking up into a cloudy, rainy sky among a maze of mossy, fern-covered walnut branches. There were 47 unique original works of art submitted, with many for sale. Joyce is a member […]

Internationally Known Artist, Sheila Parsons Exhibit At Conference Center

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Sheila Parsons, MSW has been a professional artist and workshop instructor since 1976. She received her master’s degree in art from the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York and has studied since then with some of the greats in the watercolor field. She has been an assistant to Milford Zornes on over 30 watercolor workshops […]