Celebrate the Arts

The month of May is filled with fun events and workshops to spark your imagination and inspire your next big project! Visit the David Boyd Plein Air Exhibition on May 3rd then try it yourself with a trip around Moultrie. Listen to the Arts Center students perform piano and voice and watch Lovedy’s students on stage in their big ballet performance!  Cheer along with the band during the Junior High and High School production of the Music Man. Don’t forget Date Night Cooking with Kara and Ashlee Parrish’s Last Thursday workshop! End the evening with the Patron Gala and learn more about the Arts Center with a tour of the facility and exhibits! Participate in all of our events and workshops for a true celebration!

May 1st – 31st
Artie Hunt
Artie is playing hide and seek and wants you to come find her! Follow the clues to locate her around the county. Return her to the Arts Center for a prize! Clues will be announced every Monday on our social media pages and in the newspaper.

May 3rd – June 1st
Southern Impressionism: Plein Air Exhibition
Open 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
FREE Admission
A showcase of beautiful works painted of nature in nature by Plein Air artist David Boyd

May 10th
May Door Hanger Workshop
10:30 am – 12:30 pm or 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$30 All Supplies Included
Brighten up any room with a jar shaped door hanger. Fill it with fireflies, jam, or any of your favorite things that remind you of summer! Invite your friends for this easy and fun craft! All supplies are provided.

May 17th 
Date Night: Cooking with Kara
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
$80 Per Couple
Get a taste of Asian cuisine with traditional pork and vegetarian dumplings with dipping sauces to enjoy. Make your own wanton soup and vegetable stir fry to enjoy with your date during one of Kara’s cooking classes.

May 17th & 24th  
Last Thursday Workshop: Textured Ceramic Wall Pocket
Thursday, May 17th & May 31st
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$50
In this two part workshop, you will learn the slab technique and how to texture clay to create your own ceramic wall pocket perfect for displaying small plants and other items.

May 18th
I Hope You Dance Ballet Performance
6:00 pm
At Withers Auditorium
Tickets: $10
Children 3 and under are free
Young dancers from Lovedy Griner’s ballet classes perform a beautiful number inspired by the song “I Hope You Dance”including music from “The Wizard of Oz.”

May 18th – 20th
The Music Man
May 18th & 19th at 7:30 pm
May 20th at 2:00 pm
Tickets $10
With his fast-talking style, “Professor” Harold Hill convinces the parents of River City to buy instruments and uniforms for their youngsters in order to save them, but chaos ensues as Hill’s credentials are questioned and he is called upon to prove himself to the citizens of River City. Performed by ages 6th – 12th grade.

May 24th
Show Choir Performance
7:00 pm
FREE Admission
See the performance before our students’ big competition at Orlando Fest! The evening will also include string and piano recitals from Beth Miller’s students. Show your support and enjoy the performance!

May 27th
Students of Michael Ryce Recital
4:00 pm
Free Admission
Enjoy the beautiful voices and piano playing of Arts Center students.

May 31st
Patron Gala
6:30 pm
The Arts Center invites all new and continued patrons to enjoy a celebration of the arts! Tour the facility, view current exhibits, and join us in the ballroom for food and drink.