• Opening March 30 in our new galleries: “Paperphilia”

    Opening reception: Saturday, March 30, 12:00-3:00PM

    Our new galleries open with this first exhibition. Join us for a daytime event and get the first look.

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  • Material Needs Grants Winners 2019

    Congratulations to the 2019-20 Material Needs Grant winners!

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  • Looking Back at the Aurora: Part Two

    As we prepare for our move to the Printers Building, we look back on the history of the building that ArtsWorcester has called its home for the past twenty years: The Aurora. Read about ArtsWorcester’s move to the Aurora and the neighbors we are sad to leave behind in Part Two of Looking Back at the Aurora. 

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  • Looking Back at the Aurora: Part One

    As we prepare for our move to the Printers Building, we look back on the history of the building that ArtsWorcester has called its home for the past twenty years: The Aurora. Explore the building’s life before ArtsWorcester in Part One of Looking Back at the Aurora.  The Aurora’s Beginnings In the nineteenth century, Worcester established itself as one of the

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  • Take it away on March 2!

    Take it away! Join us for an artist tag sale, March 2, 10AM-12PM. This is a pay-what-you-will, cash-and-carry opportunity for artists to take pedestals, frames, moveable walls, gallery lights, office equipment, and much more. Find things for your studio or your new project. Everything that’s not coming with us is up for grabs! All proceeds will go towards Framing the

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  • Opening February 1: The 15th Annual College Show

    Join us for the opening reception of the Fifteenth Annual College Show, Friday, February 1st, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

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  • Winter/Spring 2019 Teen Nights at ArtsWorcester

    Teen Night at ArtsWorcester Winter/Spring 2019 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:00 – 7:30 PM 660 Main Street, Worcester MA 01610 See our current exhibit, The 15th Annual College Show, and enjoy art, music, and snacks. Bring or borrow a sketchbook to draw in the galleries, then share your artwork online using #AWTeenNight. Food will be provided by Nonna’s Pizza and

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  • ArtsWorcester Welcomes Three New Additions to the Team!

    Big changes are afoot at ArtsWorcester! We welcome three new faces to our excellent staff. Learn more about who’s new, then make sure to stop in to say hello.

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  • Featured Artist: Piya Samant

    Featured artist Piya Samant discusses her dedication to painting every day and how she works in series. She is also a recipient of a Material Needs 2018 Grant. To learn more about Piya’s process, read our interview and view her work on her website.

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  • Call for Submissions: Material Needs Grants 2019

    Material Needs Grants, funded by an anonymous donor, support the expenses of supplies and materials for the creation of new art in Worcester County. With this gift, we are able to distribute grants to artists between $500 and $1,500. We generally exhibit the work produced in the following exhibition season (awards made in early spring of 2019 will fund the

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  • Call for Art: Paperphilia

    Call for Art: Paperphilia Celebrating the Printers Building Please submit your work online by Thursday, January 31, 2019. ArtsWorcester announces the call for Paperphilia, a juried exhibition of works on or of paper. Paperphilia will be the soft opening of our new galleries in the Printers Building, and with it, we pay tribute to the industrial heritage of our new home. Guest juror

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  • Featured Artist: Neil Wilkins

    Neil Wilkins shares his thoughts on taking a new direction toward multi-media encaustic painting: “Once I began working in encaustic, I felt immediately that I had opened a small door to a very large world.” Read more from this Featured Artist in our interview, and check out his work at www.neilwilkins.com.

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  • Featured Artist: Christina Giza

    Featured Artist Christina Giza is a dedicated watercolorist and has been painting for twenty-five years. Read our interview to see what inspires her practice and learn how she got her start. To see more of Christina’s work, visit her website: www.artbychristina.faso.com.

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  • Fall Teen Nights at ArtsWorcester

    Join us for Teen Nights this fall! Monday, September 24 and Monday, October 22, 2018 – Featuring award-winning painter and illustrator, Raúl Gonzalez III.

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  • Life Drawing Returns This Fall

    Join us Tuesday mornings in September and October for Life Drawing in the gallery!

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