African Dance Workshop


Tuesday – Friday 10am until 6pm, Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm (During Class Sessions)

Evening Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday, 6pm until 7:30 pm (During Class Sessions)

Weekend Hours:
* Saturday 10am until 2pm * Evening and weekend hours at West End Performing Art Center only applicable when classes are in session or when there are performances, exhibitions or events.

Summer Camp Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am until 6pm

West End Arts Center

945 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30310
p: 404.613.6465
f: 404.893.6585

Click here to register online for Spring Classes

Abernathy Arts Center is Fulton County’s oldest neighborhood Arts Center dedicated to providing quality arts instruction to the community in a warm and friendly environment since 1974.

West End Performing Arts Center offers exciting art opportunities for both children and adults, providing a broad selection of classes, ranging from acting to piano instruction and modern dance to voice.

Special programs of West End performing Arts Center include; Dance Week Events,, National Poetry Month Celebrations, low cost head shot sessions for aspiring performing artists, an annual Pre-Holiday Jazz Concert in November and an annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented in partnership with Hammonds House Galleries in December.


  • Most classes require a minimum number of students; in the event the minimum is not met, we reserve the right to postpone or cancel the class. Non-residents of Fulton County will pay a $10 non-resident fee.
  • We offer a Senior Citizen discount of 15% and a Fulton County Employee discount of 25%.
  • Youth scholarships are available, please contact the center manager for more information.