Calendar of Events for Southwest Arts Center

October 2014
August 15, 2014 - October 10, 2014

SWAC Exhibition: ONYXCON

Performance Theater Gallery

Continuing through Friday, October 10

This exhibition features the work of visual artists who are exploring fantasy, science fiction, Afro-futurism, and the vibrancy of comic book art. For gallery hours, call 404-613-3220.

September 16, 2014 - November 08, 2014

SWAC Fall Classes

Continuing through Saturday, November 8

Southwest Arts Center offers a variety of classes in dance, music, theater, and visual arts for all ages and skill levels.  Registration for the fall session has ended.

October 03, 2014

Axam Dance Theatre Experience presents Pillowtalk

Black Box

Friday, October 3, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This “adults only” performance explores intimate relationships between men and women.  For more information and tickets, contact or call 404.281.4016.

October 04, 2014

Jazztones Productions presents Somi: The Lagos Music Salon

Black Box

Saturday, October 4, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

East African vocalist and songwriter Somi's latest album, The Lagos Music Salon, is inspired by her recent 18-month creative sabbatical in Lagos, Nigeria.  Now back in New York… More »

October 05, 2014

Gerald Hall presents Open Mic Night

Black Box

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Gerald Hall returns with this open mic night for the whole family.  To reserve a performance spot and for ticket information, email

October 07, 2014 - November 07, 2014

Fulton County Southwest Arts Center is proud to welcome Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company for the 2014-2015 Season

May 28, 2014 (Atlanta, GA) – Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce its 2014-2015 season, opening in October with August Wilson's personal story How I Learned What I Learned co-conceived… More »

October 07, 2014 - November 02, 2014

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company presents How I Learned What I Learned

Performance Theater

Tuesday, October 7 – Sunday, November 2, 8:00 pm plus 2:30 pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday

August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned charts one man’s journey of self-discovery through adversity and what it… More »

October 08, 2014

Full Radius Dance Workshop

Dance Studio

Wednesday, October 8, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This modern dance workshop is specially designed for adults, including active seniors.  For more information, call 404.724.9663.

October 10, 2014 - November 07, 2014

SWAC Exhibition: Timing

Black Box

Friday, October 10, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Saturday, October 11 – Friday, November 7

Timing: is an invitational exhibition exploring and interpreting rhythm and sound. The exhibition asks artists to express… More »

October 11, 2014

Ausitions for the Black Nativity Musical Celebration

Saturday at 4:00 pm at the Southwest Arts Center.

October 17, 2014 - October 24, 2014

SWAC Exhibition: Connie Cross

Performance Theater Gallery

Friday, October 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Saturday, October 18 – Friday, October 24

Well-known photographer Connie G. Cross will curate a group photographic exhibition as well as present… More »