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Celebrating the Arts For All


Home For The Performance and Visual Arts

Located on the Swain County High School campus, the Swain Arts Center serves the educational and cultural needs of both students and the community. Performing Arts programs include music, drama, dance, and multicultural performances. Visual Arts are exhibited in the gallery, and arts workshops in a variety of media are offered throughout the year. The facility is available for use by qualified independent organizations for compatible events and activities.

Faculty Showcase

Faculty paintings

The current exhibit at the Swain Arts Center features art works by members of the school faculty.  The exhibit will be on display until mid-April. More pictures from the Showcase opening..

Photo Contest

Entries are now being accepted for Swain Arts Center's 2nd Annual Open Juried Photography Contest. Entry deadline is Saturday, July 14. More information.

Free Movies

Classic Movies

Enjoy such classic movies as The Longest Day and North by Northwest presented once a month thru June. Check dates and times on the Upcoming Events page.

The Swain Arts Center receives support from the NC Arts Council
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