Fulton County

Arts and Culture

Upcoming Events

Arts and Culture

upcoming Events

March 8, 2023 - The Commercial Workshop



Mr. Goolsby, a favorite instructor among our young students and parents returns to the West End Performing Arts Center to share his reels, commercials and his experience as a COMMERCIAL Actor. Goolsby can be seen on TV in many commercials and will share with the steps you need to take to “Keep Booking”.

March 8
Adults (ages 15 & up with parent)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Presented by: Presented by West End Performing Arts Center in collaboration with GOOLSBY’S UNIVERSE

March 11, 2023 - Men on the R2ise: Chronicles of Hope Production

Men on the R2ISE Chronicles of Hope

Men on the R2ISE Chronicles of Hope

A production created by Men in Recovery to illustrate the power of recovery from substance abuse disorders and mental health challenges.

Saturday, March 11, 2023 @ 6 p.m.

West End Performing Arts Center
945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
Phone #: 404-613-6465

arts and culture

past events

March 4, 2023 - PIVOT: restoring balance Artworks

PIVOT: Restoring Balance

A group exhibition featuring a collection of artworks created by local Atlanta artists.

Event is free and open to the public. Exhibit viewing hours Mondays-Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and by appointment.

Opening Reception & Artists Talk
Saturday, March 4 2023, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Moderated by Joe Barry Carroll

Emma Darnell Aviation Museum & Conference Center
3900 Aviation Circle, Atlanta, Ga. 30336
404-612-8600 ||

February 24, 2023 - Five Stories Documentary



A documentary film by Shocorra Marcus. This documentary explores the evolution of the black dance studios and local dance pioneers who formed Atlanta’s first African American Ballet schools.

Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 24, 2023, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Presented by: West End Performing Arts Center &  Shocorra Marcus


West End Performing Arts Center

Creating Virtual Arts Galleries in the Metaverse 

NEW DATE: February 23, 2023, from 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Participants will learn how to use Spatial, an app that allows you to create a digital gallery. We will view the digital galleries from a few local artists, then participants will create their own gallery and upload photos of their work. Once completed and customized, they can view their gallery using the VR headsets and share the gallery with others. Participants need to bring a phone or laptop as well as some images of their work. Free. Instructed by Bethany Harris, Public Art Education Coordinator.

Registration Link:

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Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Create a handmade journal using your favorite colors, page styles, paper, and more. Choose from endless themes as you turn your idea into a sketchbook, travel journal, dream diary, or personal journal. FREE. Supplies provided. Bring any special items you want to include.

Registration Link:

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February 18, 2023 - Atlanta Fine Art Exhibit

Atlanta Fine Art Exhibit

Exhibition Opening and Reception on Saturday, January 28, 2023, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Artist & Collectors Talk, Saturday, February 18, 2023, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture Emma Darnell Aviation Museum and Conference Center, in partnership with NobelSol Art Group, unveils the “Atlanta Fine Arts Exhibition” Exhibit, a group exhibition featuring 44 fine artists from Atlanta and abroad and over one hundred pieces of artwork. 

The exhibit opening and reception is free and open to the public will run through February 25, 2023. For more information, call 404-612-8600. RSVP at

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February 11, 2023 - The Bearden Experience

Saturday, February 11, 2023, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Learn how to make a collage like acclaimed artist Romare Bearden who used African-American history and literature as inspirations for his artwork. Workshop is free and open to the public. Space is limited; Registration is required.

Registration link:

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February 7, 2023 - the art of brain games

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - March 7, 2023

Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Art of Brain Games is a one-hour session of fun creative games to strengthen the brain muscle. This 5-week class provides an opportunity for Seniors to get out and socialize with their peers, learn new games and rekindle old ones and help ward off decreases in memory. Instructed by Mona L. Scott, M.A., DTR Expressive Arts Therapist 

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