Calendar of Events for Southwest Arts Center

April 2015
March 03, 2015 - June 19, 2015
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Summer Arts Camp 2015, Art Around the World @ The SWAC

Summer Camp registration starts on March 3

Summer Arts Camp participants will explore theatre, dance, music and visual arts from countries on each of the seven continents around the world. Weekly culminating performances will be… More »

March 13, 2015 - April 03, 2015
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SWAC Exhibition:10th Annual School Exhibition

Thursday, March 12, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (opening reception)

Tuesday, March 17 – April 3, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Studio Building

Middle and high school students from throughout South Fulton County submit artwork for this annual… More »

March 17, 2015 - May 09, 2015
 

Spring Class Session

Tuesday, March 17 – Saturday, May 9

Times vary between 8:30 am and 8:00 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

Studio Building

Southwest Arts Center offers a variety of classes in dance, music, theater, and visual arts for all ages and… More »

March 27, 2015 - April 24, 2015
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SWAC Exhibition: Charlotte Riley-Webb

Friday, March 27, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Tuesday, March 31 – Friday, April 24, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

(Gallery is also open during events in the theater building.)

Performance Theater Gallery

Charlotte Riley-Webb is an… More »

April 03, 2015
 

Application Deadline for Summer Positions

Friday, April 3

Online & Studio Building

Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture is seeking qualified summer instructors and other staff for its youth and teen summer arts programs. Candidates must complete the official Fulton… More »

April 08, 2015 - April 10, 2015
 

I Am Dance Workshop

Wednesday, April 8 – Friday, April 10, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Dance Studio & Black Box

I Am Dance is a unique spring break experience for students ages 5 to 13. The program provides daily training in body conditioning, classical … More »

April 08, 2015 - April 17, 2015
 

African-American Philharmonic Orchestra On-Site Ticket Sales

Wednesday, April 8 – Thursday, April 9, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday, April 10, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 15 – Friday, April 17, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Box Office

For more information, call 770.994.3406 or 404.556.2276. The… More »

April 11, 2015
 
April 17, 2015
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J Lee Productions Launch Event

Friday, April 17, 8:00 pm

Black Box

Mix and mingle with the writer, director and producer J. Lee and the J. Lee Team as they unveil their upcoming Atlanta events. Lite refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to… More »

April 18, 2015
 

Charlotte Riley-Webb Artist Talk

Saturday, April 18, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Performance Theater Gallery

Exhibiting artist Charlotte Riley-Webb will discuss her work and the literary influences that inspired “Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit,” her current exhibition. This… More »

April 19, 2015
 

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Workshops

Sunday, April 19, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Performance Theater & Gallery, Black Box, Music Room

ASO members will conduct master classes in selected instruments for youths and adults. This event is free and open to the public. For… More »

April 19, 2015
 

Artist Music Showcase Auditions

Sunday, April 19, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Dance Studio

Carty Monroe is calling all unknown, unsigned and independent artists to come out and audition for a chance to grab the mic and take the stage in front of record label executives,… More »

April 24, 2015 - May 22, 2015
 

SWAC Exhibition: 12th Annual SewJourner Quilters Guild Exhibition

Friday, April 24, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Tuesday, April 28 – Friday, May 22, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Studio Building

The SewJourner Quilters Guild evolved from a class its founding members took years ago at Southwest… More »

April 24, 2015
 

SWAC Senior Dance Company Concert

Friday, April 24, 7:30 pm

Performance Theater

This concert will kick-off Dance Week events at Southwest Arts Center. Under the direction of SWAC instructor/choreographer Meredith Moore, this company of accomplished dancers (13-18… More »

April 24, 2015
 

Fulton County Celebrates National Dance Week

DANDALIN AL’ADUN KASASHEN AFRIKA (The Roots of African Culture)

MANGA DANCE & DRUM CONFERENCE 2015

Friday, April 24, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dance Studio

This year’s conference is entitled “Dandalin Al’adun Kasashen Afrika” and … More »

April 25, 2015
 

PelePele Cultural Group in Concert

Saturday, April 25, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Performance Theater

In collaboration with West End Performing Arts Center, Southwest Arts Center will present PelePele, a renowned dance company from Swaziland in southern Africa. The… More »

April 25, 2015
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Clothed in Strength and Dignity

Delta Sigma Theta International Film Festival

Saturday, April 25, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Performance Theater

The Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is holding its “Clothed in Strength and Dignity” international film… More »

April 26, 2015 - May 01, 2015
 

Dance week at the Southwest Arts Center

April 26, 2015

Meredith A. Moore and the Southwest Art Center’s Senior Dance Company

Join a night filled with abstract choreography infused with hip-hop, modern and ballet. Please join Meredith A. Moore and students from the … More »

April 26, 2015
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Balance

Sunday, April 26, 5:00 pm

Performance Theater

Axam Dance Theatre Experience is proud to present new work by choreographers Stephan Reynolds, Kara Methven, Leo White, Jelani Jones, Jenny Gould, and Dawn Axam. Balance will feature… More »

April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015
 

Eleone Dance Theatre

Fulton County Celebrates National Dance Week

Monday, April 27 & Tuesday, April 28, 8:00 pm

Performance Theater

Based in Philadelphia, Eleone Dance Theatre presents cutting edge works that challenge traditional boundaries. This is… More »

April 29, 2015
 

Choreographic Sketches II

Fulton County Celebrates National Dance Week

Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 pm

Performance Theater

Students from Spelman College, Tri-Cities High School and Woodward Academy will perform new works created to push the envelope of… More »

April 30, 2015
 

Staibdance

Fulton County Celebrates National Dance Week

Thursday, April 30, 7:30 pm

Performance Theater

As part of Dance Week, SWAC will present George Staib & Dancers in concert. Staibdance is committed to the art and act of dancing, to … More »