Free Events

Free Events

Project of the Week

Every week the SACC has two new projects. Stop in anytime during our open hours to make them! All supplies and instructions will be provided.

Fall 2019 Projects of the Week:

Back to School Calendar & Pineapple Pinecone 

Mini Chalkboard & Flower Paper Box 

Gilded Seashells & Cactus Rock  

Suncatcher & Paint Scrape Art  

Bubble Envelope & Friendship Bracelet

Mini Photo Album & Family Tree 

Upcycle Magazine Wall Art & Tassels 

Pom Pom Dog & Decorated Altoid Tins 

Yarn Pumpkin & Halloween Pom Pom 

Wood Photo Transfer & Zen Jars 

Autumn Leaf Candle Jar & Ink Dyed Coasters 

Nail Polish Mugs & Turkey Corks 

Kinetic Sand & Washer Necklace 

Sock Penguin & Tea Light Ornaments  

Origami Wishing Stars & Smell-Good Slime 


SACC Tours

Stop by anytime during our open hours to tour the SACC and see all of the supplies and equipment we offer!

Tie Dye & Button Making

Date: Saturday, August 31 
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm  
Tie dye your very own t-shirt with us at the SACC and make a few custom buttons while you’re here. Supplies are limited — bring your own t-shirt if you want to dye more than one!

SACC Make & Take

Date: Wednesday, September 4
Time: 11am – 2pm
Hang out with us in the Union Concourse while you make and take a project from each of our five areas (ceramics, fibers, photography, print, and metals), including our popular pinch pots. 

Panther Street Festival

Date: Friday, September 6
Time: 3:00pm-6:30pm
Stop by the Studio Arts and Craft Centre tent to make Panther Fest buttons to rock at the show.


Knitting & Crocheting Circle

Date: Every other Wednesday beginning September 18 
Time: 5pm-6:30pm 
Join a community of knitters and crocheters to learn something new! All levels are welcomed, just bring some yarn, needles and a desire to learn. Knitting needles and yarn are also available for purchase at the SACC. 

Artist Fair & Harvest Fest

Date: Tuesday, October 8 
Time: 10am – 4pm 
Swing by the Union Concourse to browse through handmade art including prints, jewelry, mugs, & more before visiting other Harvest Fair activities in Spaights Plaza.


SACC Family Day

Date: Saturday, October 12 
Time: 11:00am-5:00pm 
While your loved ones visit for Family Weekend, make sure to visit us for some family bonding with our free Projects of the Week: Mini Photo Album & Family Tree.


Día de Los Muertos Altar Workshops

Date & Time: TBD 
Create an ofrendita (little altar) in honor of a loved one who has passed away at any of these three open & free workshops.


Panther Pause

Date: Friday, December 12 
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm 
Make a craft or two with us at Panther Pause to relax and recharge before finals!


Free DropIns 

Drop-ins are free, mini sample workshops meant to demonstrate the creative opportunities that the SACC offers. Bring a friend and enjoy exploring new art experiences. No need to sign up; drop by anytime during an open drop-in for a new fun experience! 

Drop-In Intaglio Printmaking 

Date & Time: Monday, September 30 11:30am-1:00pm
Learn how to apply ink to an intaglio-style printmaking plate and pull prints using a relief press. This will be a hands-on activity, so be prepared to get a little messy. 

Drop-In Wheel Throwing 

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 16 4:00-5:30pm
Interested in making functional art? Try your hand at throwing pottery on the wheel and watch demonstrations of wheel throwing techniques that can be learned in our Intro to Wheel Throwing workshop. 



Drop-In Photograms 

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 30, 6:00-8:00pm
Learn how to create a photographic image without the use of a camera by placing objects onto light-sensitive material and exposing it to light. 


Drop-In Fabric Marbling 

Date & Time: Monday, November 11, 6:00-8:00pm 
Learn the process of manipulating dyes into liquid patterns and how to transfer them to fabric to create a classic marbled effect. 


Drop-In Enameling 

Date & Time: Friday, November 22, 12:00-2:00pm
Learn how to fuse glass to metal at 1,500 degrees. Explore the sifting and application process involved in fine art enameling.