Photo exhibit, art classes, play auditions, workshop set at Anna Arts Center

A digital photography exhibit, art classes, auditions and a poster contest workshop are coming up at the Shawnee Hills Arts Council’s Anna Arts Center.

The arts center is located at 125 W. Davie St. in Anna. Information about the upcoming events is available by contacting Lee Hackney at 904-625-1109 or

Photography Exhibit, Reception: A Strictly Digital Photography Highways and Byways exhibit is being  held in conjunction with the Illinois bicentennial observance in 2018.

A reception for the exhibit is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. Awards will be announced at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Arts Classes: Art classes are scheduled Sept. 27, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 11. 

An Artistic Beginnings arts class will be for children ages 4 to 7. An Artistic Journeys class will be for young people ages 8 to 16.

Sept. 27, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m, a sign language class begins. The class is for six weeks.

Auditions: Auditions for a Las Posadas play are planned Oct. 1-2. The auditions are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Las Posadas will be presented at 2 p.m. on Nov. 18. The play celebrates the journey of Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem and the birth of Jesus. A reception will follow the play.

Workshops: Smokey the Bear poster contest workshops are planned Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m.  and Oct. 6 at 10 a.m.

The free workshop is being held to enter a national poster contest. The workshop is being cosponsored with the Anna-Jonesboro Garden Club.


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