• Featured Member: John Hayes-Nikas

      John Hayes-Nikas haynikstudios.carbonmade.com When did art become a pursuit for you? Art became a serious pursuit for me in 1973 during my junior year of college. I was selected by the art department administration as the single student from my class to study abroad at the University of Mexico. I knew I had some skills and abilities with drawing

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  • Featured Member: John Garton

      John Garton Biography When did art become a pursuit for you? When I left law school at the age of 23. I began making art in the hours when I wasn’t studying art history. Are you self-taught or formally educated in visual art? I am formally and informally educated (B.A. in Philosophy from Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, and

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  • ArtsWorcester is hiring!

    ArtsWorcester seeks a Program Manager for a multi-faceted and dynamic position that engages with all aspects of the organization, its artists, and the public. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director but works in close collaboration with her, an exhibition installer, graphic designer, bookkeeper, community partners, and volunteers. ArtsWorcester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, offers a flexible and joyous work

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  • Teen Night: Fall 2017

    Teen Night Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Free. All teens and their families are invited to ArtsWorcester for Teen Night. Join young art enthusiasts, explore new exhibitions, and meet artists. Bring or borrow a sketchbook and share artwork online using #AWTeenNight. Hear artists talk about their work at 6:15 PM & 6:45 PM. Ask them your

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  • Featured Member: Jill Watts

    Jill Watts jillwattsart.wordpress.com When did art become a pursuit for you? According to my mother, my first words were “bu’eyes” about a doll with blue eyes. By kindergarten, I knew that I would be an artist and work with color. My mother encouraged me because of her own interest in art and the fact that it kept me quiet. There

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  • Teen Volunteer Opportunity

    Teen Volunteer Opportunity Are you passionate about art? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to help out an art gallery? Now is the time to find out! Join the ArtsWorcester team and learn how a gallery operates, provide valuable support to staff, and gain knowledge of the arts and cultural sector in Worcester. ArtsWorcester seeks an energetic,

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  • Roger Hankins to Receive the 2017 ArtsWorcester Award

    Roger Hankins, Director of the Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, will be the 36th recipient of the ArtsWorcester Award, which goes annually to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to art and culture in this city. He will receive the award during ArtsWorcester’s Annual Meeting at 657 Main Street on Friday, September 8, 2017,

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  • 2018 Exhibitions

    2018 Exhibitions View the “Gallery Exhibits” tab for more detailed information on the gallery spaces and art exhibitions. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. During exhibitions gallery hours are 12:00 PM through 4:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. February 2, 2018 The Fourteenth Annual College Show Colleen Fitzgerald, Stamina Present Tense Prize Winner February 2 – March

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  • 2017 Exhibitions

    2017 Exhibitions View the “Gallery Exhibits” tab for more detailed information on the gallery spaces and exhibitions. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. During exhibitions gallery hours are 12:00 PM through 4:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.   September 8, 2017 Material Needs: Jennifer Davis Carey, Katie Dye, Ralph Ferro, Casey Hickey, Tomoko Sakai, Rebecca Smith, Pamela

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  • Featured Member: Carrie Crane

    Carrie Crane www.carriecrane.com Instagram: @carrie_crane_art When did art become a pursuit for you? I have made pictures in various ways all my life, but never pursued art in my education. It was in 1990, in my mid-30s, that I quit my professional job as the admissions director for an educational organization in Worcester to “take a year off,” and see

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  • Featured Member: Francis Warner

    Francis Warner www.franart.com When did art become a pursuit for you? Since I was very young, my interest in capturing the life around me and expressing it through a visual, creative means was very natural for me. In high school, I became more serious about it as a life vocation and have been creating ever since. Are you self-taught or

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  • Featured Member

    Be a Featured Member, deadline July 15th!

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  • Worcester Portrait Exchange 2017

    The Worcester Portrait Exchange is a free event at ArtsWorcester for people to create and exchange portraits with each other! No experience necessary. All skill levels ad mediums welcome! Recommended for ages 14 and up. We provide supplies and match you with a partner. When you’re finished making your portrait, celebrate with music and light food.  We’ll help you hang your

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  • C.C. Lowell, the nation’s oldest art supply store, now offers current ArtsWorcester members 10% off of art supplies and 20% off custom framing!To get your discount, visit their great new location at 455 Pleasant Street, Worcester, and show them the original PDF or letter from ArtsWorcester acknowledging your membership (we send it as an attachment when you join or renew).

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  • Airspray & ArtsWorcester

    Friday, May 19 6:00 – 9:00PM ArtsWorcester’s Aurora Gallery ArtsWorcester and Airspray Worcester invite you to attend an evening in your most avant-garde fashion to view The Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial, the best visual art exhibition in town. Spend an evening in our historic atmosphere, surrounded by contemporary art and the tunes of a live DJ set. Free parking is available

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