• Call for Art: The Sixth Annual One

    Submit your work and be part of the very last “One!” Register the single piece you want to exhibit most, regardless of medium or theme. The deadline is Wednesday, May 30.

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  • Featured Artist: Janet Schwartz

    In her pastel and oil depictions of urban and natural environments, Featured Artist Janet Schwartz implements soft edges, dramatic lighting, and distortions caused by adverse weather conditions. Learn about her process and inspiration in our interview, and see more of her work online at www.janetschwartzart.com.

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  • Announcing Life Drawing at ArtsWorcester!

    Join us Tuesday mornings in May and June for life drawing in the gallery!

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  • We are hiring: Membership and Database Manager

    We need a part-time Membership and Database Manager to drive and support all donation and membership operations. This is a fundraising position with strong technical responsibilities. The Manager reports to the Executive Director, but works closely with the Bookkeeper and Program Manager. For many members, visitors, and donors, the Manager will be the first point of contact with the organization.

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  • The Central Massachusetts Portfolio Review

    The Central Massachusetts Portfolio Review, a partnership between the Fitchburg Art Museum and ArtsWorcester, is an opportunity to have your portfolio or in-process series viewed and critiqued by area professionals and curators. Receive focused, informed feedback on your work, learn what’s working and what’s not, and advance your career in a serious and  supportive environment.

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  • Mid-Year Board Nominations

    An official note that Nancy Kathryn Burns, of the Worcester Art Museum, Julian Wade of the Printers Building Trust and Davis Publications, and Jennifer Davis Carey, of the Worcester Education Collaborative, have been nominated to join ArtsWorcester’s Board of Directors, and a vote will be taken on their nomination Monday, April 9, 2018, at approximately 7:30 PM.

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  • “Exploring the Myths of James Dye” at WAM

    It was only last spring that James Dye won the Sally Bishop Prize at our 2017 Biennial, granting him a solo exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum. That exhibition, Exploring the Myths of James Dye, opens April 7, and features 21 dip pen, India ink drawings by the artist, whose meticulously rendered works blend themes from ancient myths with iconography that

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  • Karen Reid: Mental Notes, Online Gallery

    On view at the Hanover Theatre through June 6, 2018.

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  • Kate’s Stepping Up!

    We are happy to announce that Kate Rasche (pronounced Raah-shuh) is our new program manager. Many of you already know Kate from her management of our social media feeds–particularly the Featured Artist program– and from the sophisticated landscapes she exhibits here. Originally from southern Maine, Kate is bringing us wide range of experience in the arts and nonprofit sector. She holds a BS

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  • Teen Night: February 2018

    Teen Night Monday, February 5, 2018 (snow date: February 12, 2018) Lunes, 5 de febrero de 2018, de 6:00 a 7:30 PM (fecha por nieve: 12 de febrero de 2018) featuring artists in the current exhibition 14th Annual College Show 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Open and free to all. All teens and their families are invited to ArtsWorcester for

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  • February Artist Business Skills Workshop: “Framing 2.0”

    Framing 2.0 with Amanda Kidd Schall Saturday, February 10, 10am-12pm Join us for this hands-on framing session led by Amanda Kidd Schall. Participants will try their hand at certain aspects of framing, including mat cutting and paper mounting. Please bring a small work on paper (size 5”x7” maximum) to the workshop. You must be a current ArtsWorcester member to attend this session.

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  • Featured Member: Jack Keough

    Featured Member, Jack Keough, is a classically trained oil painter working with a range of themes from still lifes to body landscapes. Read about his process and inspirations in our interview, and see more of his work at www.artistjackkeough.com

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  • Featured Member: Cathy Taylor

    Cathy Taylor combines collage, assemblage and photography, often in the form of luminaries, to explore themes relating to women and nature. Learn about her inspiration in our interview, and see more of Cathy’s work online at cathyweavertaylor.com.

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  • Featured Member: Amanda Gibson

    Amanda Gibson www.acgibsonart.com www.ampartwork.com Instagram: @acgibson_art Facebook: @acgibsonart When did art become a pursuit for you? I have been creating things since I was little and always have a sketchbook or a box of craft materials nearby. As an adult, I have developed a passion for mask making, puppet making, sculpture, and illustration. Are you self-taught or formally educated in

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  • 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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