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Dive into Traditions Celebrating, honoring and learning more about Anishinaabe culture, storytelling and traditions through a contemporary lens. Visiting Artist Experience NOVEMBER 12 – 17, 2021 The opportunity: Through this visiting artist experience your students will be exposed to a contemporary Anishinaabe graphic designer and learn more about Mariah’s artistic process of celebrating her heritage […]

How to Clean a Fish

carrying a story The Exhibit Traditions are steeped for decades, even centuries, in the bellies of their respective families and communities. Through every generation comes the addition, subtraction, and tinkering of layers and components. Over the years, their stories morph and shift to fit within the confines of its telling – a recipe, a pattern, a song – […]

Boutique Container Garden Workshop: Winter Whimsy

Outdoor Adult Program 6:30 – 8:00 pm $75 About The Program register The Boutique Container Garden Workshop Series will take place outdoors on our Pavilion. Although we will have heaters to help keep our guests warm, we recommend that everyone dresses to stay warm and get a little dirty! If you simply cannot wait until […]

Boutique Container Garden Workshop: Fall Favorites

Outdoor Adult Program 6:30 – 8:00 pm $75 About The Program register The Boutique Container Garden Workshop Series will take place outdoors on our Pavilion. Although we will have heaters to help keep our guests warm, we recommend that everyone dresses to stay warm and get a little dirty! If you think one class just […]

Winter’s Eve

winer market

Come for the drinks, stay for the shopping! Enjoy an open air shopping experience under the lights at the SCA with artisan craft cocktails, Michigan made wares, and live music. Stroll through art, fine-craft, and artisan edible products in the Outdoor Plaza at the SCA. Before you get started shopping, grab one of our specialty […]

Art-A-Loan 2021

AN SCA TRADITION About Art-A-Loan For the twenty-sixth year, the Art à Loan program is returning to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts to feature work from Saugatuck Public School students. The annual Art à Loan opening reception with art leasing will take place Wednesday, September 15. The Art à Loan pieces are selected by […]

Purposeful Entertainment

Creating Purposeful Entertainment We are amping up the intersection of bold entertainment, powerful exhibitions, meaningful education, and the creative outdoors, with a bigger, bolder Jump Into Summer! event.  More color, more music, more excitement, more community!  In fact, cue the confetti cannons: we’re opening our 2022 theater season with the award-winning Broadway smash hit Legally […]

Enduring Impact

Creating Enduring Impact learn more Starting with our very first program for students — the Children’s Film Festival which is now in its 20th year — we understood that art & creativity could be a gateway to new worlds and experiences. And it could be a vehicle for giving students voice and agency. Like our […]

Collaborative Engagement

Creating Collaborative Engagement The arts have long been a bridge connecting and merging cultures and identities, and opening up windows of possibility.  At the SCA, we use creativity to bring people together in unanticipated ways. More than just a place, the SCA is a set of experiences — but experiences with the goal of creating […]

Common Unity

Creating Common Unity read more For the last two decades, the SCA has been a place for people to gather, celebrate, and grow. During that time, we’ve pushed through physical boundaries, becoming more than a location. We’ve expanded every aspect of the SCA from our physical campus, to our educational outreach, to the scale of […]