Adventure and art collide at Art Out Loud this March

Film • Food • Visual Art • Stories • Music • Outdoor Exploration Adventure and art collide on the big screen and beyond at the annual Art Out Loud Community Festival featuring Mountainfilm on Tour at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts on March 24 + 25. Take a deep dive into cultures, stories, and […]

We are the SCA…because of you.

What exactly do we do? Create Connections. Build Community. Transform lives through the Arts. We couldn’t do it without YOU. DONATE NOW Throughout this 20th anniversary season, the SCA has taken art + creativity out into communities, meeting people where they are through… Visiting Artist programming – K-12th grade students worked with weaver Rachel Hefferan and […]

A Bright Night Photos

What a way to close off our 20th anniversary year! Thank you to all our friends who celebrated, danced, and enjoyed the beautiful night with us. A special thank you to our sponsors who help keep events like A Bright Night free for all of us to enjoy: Flagstar Foundation, Perrigo, Consumers Energy, All Saints […]

SCA glows with imagination and growth this winter at “Fertile Futures”

Saugatuck, MI – Celebrating the interconnectedness of the human experience as well as the individual value of our lives, Molly Costello brings their debut exhibition Fertile Futures, opening October 21, to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts (SCA) this winter. Fertile Futures dreams of a world grounded in collective wellness, accountability, reciprocity, interconnectedness, and abundance. Molly […]

This is growth

This is the SCA This is GROWTH What if you could be entertained AND also challenged, provoked, motivated, inspired, and connected? The arts have long been a door opening up a world of different possibilities and new experiences. Hopefully by now you know the SCA isn’t just about entertainment. At the SCA, growth is found […]

A Bright Night Bar Menu

SPECIALTY DRINKSThe Green | $12Melon Liquor, Silver Tequila, Margarita MixThe Blue | $12Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lemonade, Club SodaThe Red | $12Beefeater Gin, Raspberry White Claw, Cranberry Juice BEERMiller Lite | $5Amstel Light | $5Budweiser | $5Corona Extra | $5 Founders All Day IPA | $6Founders Solid Gold | $6Founders Octoberfest | $6New Holland Tangerine Dream | […]

This is Creativity

This is the SCA This is Creativity We believe in the magic at the intersection of bold entertainment, powerful exhibitions, meaningful education, and the creative outdoors. In celebration of our 20th year, we stitched together a wide range of multi-disciplinary events designed to open up your creative brain. From glitter soaked performances to thought-provoking conversations, […]

Nicolas V. Sanchez Learning Standards

Sampling of Standards: ELA Standards Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide […]

Mountainfilm Learning Standards

Sampling of Standards: ELA Standards Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue. Visual Arts Standards ART.VA.III.5.5  Develop a sensitivity and understanding of how personal experiences can influence the development of artwork. ART.VA.III.6.6  Identify personal and community experiences […]

Ruth Crowe Learning Standards

Sampling of Standards: ELA 9-12 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and […]