• Teen Night All teens are invited to Teen Night at ArtsWorcester, 660 Main Street, on Wednesday, February 8th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. That evening, free to all,  teens can view the following exhibitions: 13th Annual College Show, Monday Mosh Monsters, and Faces All Around. Artists will be present to talk about their artworks and careers. In addition to exploring

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  • Student Artists in the 13th Annual College Show

    Our congratulations to… Min Maw Aung, Studio Art, Clark University Kevail Cole, Interactive Media and Design, Quinsigamond Community College Samantha DiMauro, Graphic Design and Italian Studies, Assumption College Aiden Duffy, Studio Art, College of the Holy Cross Jack Gallagher, Visual Arts – Studio, College of the Holy Cross Timothy Gardner, Biology, College of the Holy Cross Theresa Gervais, Undeclared, College

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  • Artist Talk: Allison Coelho Picone

    Please join us on Saturday, December 10, 1:00 PM, at the Hadley Building to hear Allison Coelho Picone discuss The Pace of Nature, her exhibition of paintings and mixed-media exploring light in nature. The Hadley building is at 657 Main Street (across from the Aurora). In these paintings, Picone works to unite aesthetics, science, and spirituality.  She is particularly influenced by

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  • Thank You for a Great Art On The Line!

    We are so grateful to the hundreds of people who joined us on Friday, November 4, for the latest iteration of Art On The Line! Thank you to all who came, who volunteered, and, above all, who donated art. Evelyn Absher •Dhriti Aiylen • Frank Armstrong • Michael Barresi • Lisa Barthelson • Amanda Bastien • Wendy Beauregard • Mike

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  • Artist Talks: Across Media

    Saturday, October 22 1:00 PM ArtsWorcester 660 Main Street Perhaps you have already heard people talking about these exhibits. Now we invite you to hear from the artists themselves. Join us for artist talks by William Scully, Joseph Ray, Madeleine Lord and Agnes Wyant and learn more about their inspirations and processes. William Scully took his camera under a small Cape

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  • Stephen DiRado to Receive the 35th ArtsWorcester Award

    The ArtsWorcester Award goes annually to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the arts and culture of this city. Stephen DiRado, Professor of Practice in Visual and Performing Arts at Clark University, is a renowned photographer, beloved teacher, and mentor to generations of Worcester artists. His generosity of spirit, time, and effort is legendary. Please join us at

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  • ArtsWorcester’s Fall Teen Night!

    Wednesday, September 21, 5:00 to 7:00 PM Teens, join us on September 21, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at ArtsWorcester for Teen Night. Enjoy an evening of local contemporary art. You can share your own artwork to have it projected in the gallery using #AWTeenNight on Instagram and Twitter. That evening, free to all, students can view the exhibition “Material Needs”

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  • Worcester Portrait Exchange Returns!

    Worcester Portrait Exchange Friday, July 22 6:00 to 9:00 PM ArtsWorcester, 660 Main Street The Worcester Portrait Exchange is back at ArtsWorcester! This free, interactive event pairs artists at random for a impromptu portrait-making session. We provide the materials, snacks, drinks, and portrait partners. The event culminates with–what else?–a pop-up exhibition of your works. Go home that evening with a

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  • Social Media Intern sought

    We are seeking a social media intern for the 2016-17 exhibition season!

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  • Artist Talk: Robb Sandagata

    Saturday, April 16, 2016 10:00 AM The Hadley, 657 Main Street (across from the Aurora) Please join us to hear Robb Sandagata discuss his latest exhibition, “Character Education,” at the Hadley. This series, fourteen acrylic paintings on found wood, portray surreal, grotesque characters who resist the moral and civic training of the exhibit title. Sandagata will discuss his evolution as

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  • “NOW! New Works, New Artists” Prize Winners

    Congratulations to all the artists included in NOW! New Works, New Artists, now on view at ArtsWorcester and the Worcester Center for Craft, and to those who won prizes. Juror Roger Hankins, director of the Cantor Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, selected the following works for recognition. First, Second, and Third Prizes were supported by the Davis

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  • New Prize Money for Artists!

    In this coming year, ArtsWorcester will give new monetary awards to artists in our exhibitions. $500 will be divided between 3 prize winners selected from our June 2016 members exhibit, The Fourth Annual “One.” The Present Tense Prize will provide $1,000 and a solo exhibit in 2016-17 to an artist whose work exemplifies new techniques, artist risk-taking, and excellence in

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  • The Prize Winners of the 2016 College Show

    Kristina Durocher, the juror of the 12th Annual College Show, decided against the traditional prize structure and instead recognized nine student artists with awards of equal merit. We congratulate: Joan Avato, Worcester State University, “Trout Rising,” linoleum block print George Burrelle-Wentworth, Assumption College, “DOPE,” paper, found objects Olivia Christy, Worcester State University, “Sibling Rivalry,” paper collage Jessica Cusworth, Clark University,

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  • ArtsWorcester’s First Teen Night!

    ArtsWorcester is holding a special evening for middle and high-school students during this year’s College Show.  Join us Thursday, February 11, 5:00 to 7:00, to see what college-level artists in the area are making.  At 6:00 PM, young college and post-college artists will talk about the expectations of studying art at the college level and answer questions. Free to all;

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