Westobou Gallery

The Westobou River, the former name of the Savannah River, was derived from the Westo Indians who migrated to Augusta in the 1660's. The Savanna Indians defeated the Westo Indians in 1680, and the river that now runs through downtown Augusta remains named after the Savanna Indians, the Savannah River. Westobou Festival puts a spotlight on the Central Savannah River Area through a celebration of national and international talent. The festival prides itself on its ability to connect our audience with everything from award winning premier artistic performances to rock concerts. Westobou maintains a high quality of performances appealing to all.Celebrating excellence in the arts, the festival includes an array of performances and exhibitions featuring distinct talent in the disciplines of dance, film, music, spoken words and visual arts. Westobou Festival gives audiences the opportunity to experience the power of art within the backdrop of our exciting city.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM

General
Hours of Operation
  • Monday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Monday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Tuesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Tuesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Wednesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Wednesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Thursday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Thursday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Friday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Friday Closing Time: 5 PM
Facility Info
  • Description See attached PDF
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Reception Capacity 100
  • Space Notes See attached PDF of WESTOBOU Facility Rates Packet
  • Theatre Capacity 75
  • Banquet Capacity 50

"If You Don't Mind The Mud

Ongoing event from September 4- October 16
Westobou Gallery presents its marquee exhibition, If You Don't Mind the Mud, with works by Hasani Sahlehe. This work employs abstracted compositions of natural and cultural phenomena to synthesize themes of memory, migration, and the supernatural.
Westobou Gallery is open Mon-Thurs from 10-5 PM, Fri from 10-7 PM, and Sat from 12-4 PM

Westobou Festival 2020

The five-day gathering’s performances, exhibitions and screenings represent the very best in music, dance, film, spoken word and visual arts – the world stage comes to Augusta.

Westobou events – be they engaging and accessible or pushing creative boundaries and encouraging conversation – are all planned, designed and staged with a single goal in mind – a richer regional understanding of creative impulse.