Important Notice


The Board of Directors of the Cumming  Arts  Center has decided to temporarily close the Arts Center based on information regarding the current situation involving the risk of COVID 19.“We are erring on the side of caution in the effort to protect our members and supporters of the arts.”

Please check back regularly for updates  regarding  re-opening and hours of operation. If you have signed up for a class or an event at the Cumming Arts Center, please call 678 936 6422 for updates regarding rescheduling or refunds. You will receive a return call.

Thank You,

The Board of Directors Cumming Arts Center



Each year, Sawnee Association of the Arts dba Cumming Arts Center puts on  numerous exhibits including Springtime in the City at the Cumming Arts Center in Cumming and the Christmas Festival at Lanier Tech. in Cumming.



Christmas Festival



In 2019, we sponsored our annual Christmas Festival at Lanier Tech.  This community event hosts over 90 artisans and craftsmen – all with handcrafted merchandise in the largest art and  craft show in the county


Autumn in the City

For information on  2020 upcoming Exhibits/Events

Open “Autumn in the City” on the Menu Bar

Last year, our spring show was held at the historic Brannon-Heard House now known as the Cumming Arts Center in downtown Cumming.  This show gives our members the opportunity to exhibit and sell their creations.  Art that was on display included a gallery of paintings, photographs, drawings, woodwork, jewelry, pottery, textile art, and more. 

The member art was judged by Toni Molleson, an accomplished artist and past Executive Director of the Harris Arts Center

Winners of 2019 Springtime Show and Market



This event has been postponed until further notice


On March 20th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, please pick your art that is currently hanging at Sexton Hall. if you wish to hang new art for the next session, bring two pieces. At least one will be hung. the theme for the March 20th art is “Springtime”. you may also bring abstract art if that is your preference.  

This session will run from March 20-June 19, Theme, “Springtime” and a reception will be held at Sexton Hall on March 27- 2pm-4pm.

Following sessions:

June 19- September 18-Theme “Summertime” Art from the courthouse exhibit will be used for this session

September 18- November 30 – Theme “Fall”

November 30- December 31- Themes “Winter and Christmas”



On January 12 the arts center opened its ongoing 2020 exhibits.

The featured member exhibit   artists:

 January … Guy Frazer,

February… Linda Petty, March …Art McNaughton


On Thursday March 5th the Cumming Arts Center opened its newest exhibit which will run through April. Due to  COVID19 CAC is temporally closed. A partial view of this exhibit is available on this website. Click “Virtual Gallery Current Exhibit” in the menu bar.



    SAA/CAC 2021 Calendar Contest    Thanks to all of the talented artists who participated in the 2021 Calendar Contest. Voting has ended and CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS posted on the “2021 Calendar Page”. The 2021 calendar will be available for purchase later in the year.





Events/Exhibits/ Class

Cumming Arts Center



Photos of Past Spring Exhibits and Christmas Festivals


Springtime in the City

@ Cumming Arts Center

Christmas Festival

@ Lanier Tech