ARTS/West: Athens' Community Gateway to the Arts

Arts West is now open to the public by appointment

Business Hours by Appointment Only: Tuesdays-Fridays 2:00pm - 6:00pm 

Read the official press release here.

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ARTS/West is currently utilized by multiple theater companies and arts education groups, as well as three choirs, two art guilds, a university creative writing group, and a local poet laureate, along with countless individual artists, community members and local craftspeople - with new events being added all year long.


There are ongoing classes for Belly Dance, West African Drum, Bando Helaing Arts, as well as workshops and clinics on a wide variety of topics. Through both rentals and sponsored events there are performances by both local and visiting artists & musicians (including special showings for school children), as well as monthly art shows in the gallery featuring local & regional artists, along with private parties, and larger annual events such as the Cat’s Pajamas Clothing Exchange.

It is through the above partnerships and shared resources that ARTS/West carries out its mission, to make arts experiences accessible to all.

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