Upcoming Events

 

For more updated event information, check out our facebook page HERE.

Upcoming Events:
 

Friday Night Jams - will meet on the second Friday night in March, May, July, September, and October - 7:00-9:30PM

Art Exhibit - Sunday, January  12 - 2PM featuring  Joe Shelton" hangs through February 28

Auditions for "The Dixie Swim Club" - Thursday, January 23 @ 6PM and Saturday, January 25@ 9AM 

Jewelry Workshop - Saturday, February 15 10:00am - 3:00pm

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, February  23- 2PM featuring 5th Street Performing Art Students

Art Exhibit - Sunday, March 8 -2PM featuring Felder Rushing and Birdhouses - hangs through April 30

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, March 22 - 2PM featuring the West Point Music Coterie

"The Dixie Swim Club" drama production - April 16-19

Auditions for "Grease" drama production - Thursday, April 23 at 6PM and Saturday, April 25 at 9AM

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, April 26 - 2PM featuring First Baptist Church Youth Choir

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, May 3 - 2PM featuring the Columbus Choral Society

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, May 17 - 2PM featuring 

The Watsons

Art Exhibit - featuring Adam and Wendy Hudson Hunt

hangs through June 30

Art Exhibit - Sunday, July 12 - 2PM featuring

Angie Atkinson Nolan and Angie Jones

hangs through August 31

"Grease" drama production - July 24 & 25 - Center Stage

Sundays at the Center, Sunday, August 16 - 2PM

featuring Jace Ferraez and friends

Art Exhibit - Sunday, September 13 - 2PM featuring

Caroline Atkins and Samuel Harrell

hangs through October 30

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, September 20 - 2PM

featuring Kip Alpe

Sundays at the Center - Sunday, October 18 - 2PM

featuring Community Piano Students

Art Exhibit - Sunday, November 8 - 2PM featuring

Faye Dixon Bennett hangs through December 31

Theater Events

Our next drama production will be "The Dixie Swim Club" .   Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships - a hilarious and touching comedy about friendship that last forever.  The cast consists of 5 women.  

Auditions will be Thursday, January 23th at 6PM and Saturday, January 25th at 9AM at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts.  Performance dates are scheduled for April 16-19, 2020.  Julie Gray will direct this production.

Sundays at the Center!
Sundays at 2:00pm
at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts
Sunday, February 24 @ 2PM - 5th Street Performing Art Students
Sunday, March 10  @ 2PM - Tombigbee Dulcimer Group
Sunday, April 14 @ 2PM - Oak Hill Academy students
Sunday, July 14 @ 2PM - St Paul Mixed Choir
Sunday, August 11 @ 2PM - Heavenly Metal of the South
Sunday, September 15 @ 2PM - Community Handbell Choirs
Sunday, November 3 @ 2PM - Community Children's Choir
 
 
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Gallery Openings

Sunday, January 13 @ 2PM - Tommie Valentine Art Exhibit Opening - hangs through Feb. 22

Friday, March 2 @ 5PM - Mansfield Family Art Exhibit Opening - hangs through April 30

Sunday, May 19 @ 2PM Judy Jones Photography and Glen Rhea Wooden Bowls Art  Exhibit 

 hangs through June 30

Sunday, July 7 @ 2PM 2 Angies

Angie Nolan and Angie Jones Art Exhibit Opening

hangs through August 31

Sunday, September 8 @ 2PM

All in the Campbell Family Art Exhibit Opening

hangs through October 31

Sunday, November 3 @ 2PM

5th Street Students & Cindy Neely Art Exhibit Opening - hangs through December 31

The Louise Campbell Art Center features regular Art Exhibits throughout the year. Check out the LCAC page for more information. 

WEST POINT-CLAY COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL

AWARDS NORMAN ARMSTRONG ARTS IN EDUCATION GRANTS

 

Three Norman Armstrong Arts in Education Grants were awarded this week to teachers at Eastside, 5th Street and Central schools. More than 500 students will directly benefit from the programs implemented at the schools.

 

Named for Norman Armstrong, one of West Point’s most beloved arts advocates, the Arts in Education Grant Program is available to teachers in area public and private schools. “Norman ate, slept, and dreamed about the arts. It was his passion, and he would be so pleased to know our children are having arts experiences integrated into their regular curriculum,” commented Lucile Armstrong, Norman’s widow.

 

Fifth St. teacher Jacqueline Bergstrom will use the grant funds to implement art integrated into a unit on Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe.” Her students will be able to tap their creative talents as they learn watercolor techniques and produce artworks illustrating the story.

 

Grant funds at Eastside will enable Kindergarten teacher Michelle McKinney to introduce Vincent van Gogh’s unique painting style using his “Sunflowers” painting for reference. Students will also learn about Navajo pottery and incorporate both artistic styles in a showing of the finished projects to the public.

 

Central School art students will be studying about Abstract Expressionism and then produce their own paintings on canvas. The teacher for this lucky group is Cindy Neely.

 

“Teachers in both public and private schools may apply for mini-grants to support art experiences in the visual arts, music, drama, dance or creative writing," Julie Gray said. According to Gray, president of the Arts Council, the program is designed to facilitate and advance the arts as an integral component of the education and experience of K-12 students in West Point and Clay County.

 

The Norman Armstrong Arts in Education grant program is administered by the West Point/Clay County Arts Council. Offered yearly in the fall semester, applications can be for supplies, teaching materials or equipment exclusive to the arts, as well as for tickets or admission to arts programs, teacher training workshops in arts education, or other activities that will enhance enjoyment and experience of the arts for students.

 

All schools, grades K-12, both public and private in West Point and Clay County are eligible for the grants, and all teachers in all subjects may apply, although fine arts teachers are especially encouraged to do so. Priority will be given to schools which demonstrate the most need and which have not already received funding from other sources.

 

Grant applications can be requested by contacting Kathy Dyess at 494-5678.

East Side:  Students in Mrs. Rice’s class hold art books and sunflowers which represent the unit “Sunflowers R Us” funded by the Arts Council.  At right is East Side Librarian Melissa McKinney who wrote the grant and will direct the program.
 Mrs. Cindy Neely (left) and students from one of her art classes at Central School show their excitement about the grant money from the Arts Council which will purchase canvases and easels for their Abstract Expressionism unit
Fifth St.:  Presenting grant funds to Jacqueline Bergstrom is WP/CCAC Arts in Education chairperson Kathy Dyess.  Looking on are Fifth Street Jr. High Visual Arts class members (l-r) Jalen Brown, Sharon King, Jaquan Hendricks and Daliyah Cooper.
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