• James Dye: Best In Show and on his way to WAM

    James Dye’s drawing was named Best In Show. Here’s why.

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  • The Prize Winners of the Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial

    On Friday, May 5, ArtsWorcester announced the prize winners of the Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial, juried by Samantha Cataldo. The Sally R. Bishop Prize for Best In Show was given to James Dye of Worcester, for his dip pen and india ink drawing Temple of the Unburdened Host. As part of this prize, Dye will have a solo exhibition at the

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  • The Artists of the 2017 Biennial

    These fifty-two artists will have their work exhibited in the Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial: Aula Alayoubi, Worcester, MA Lisa Barthelson, Rutland, MA Amanda Bastien, Leicester, MA Lora Brueck, Worcester, MA Marion Buricatu, Shrewsbury, MA Jim Collins, Brimfield, MA Aimee Cotnoir, Sutton, MA Carrie Crane, Boylston, MA Robert Dec, Worcester, MA Louis Despres, Worcester, MA James Dye, Worcester, MA Katie Dye, Worcester,

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  • Teen Night: Spring 2017

    Teen Night Monday, May 8, 2017 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Free. You and your friends are invited to explore your local art gallery. Come view the Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial and hear from local artists. Show us your artwork by using #AWTeenNight on Twitter and Instagram. At 6:00 pm, local artists will talk briefly about their artwork. Share your art

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  • Artist Talk with Present Tense Prize Winner: C.M. Judge

    Artist Talk Saturday, March 25, 2017 1:00 PM ArtsWorcester 660 Main Street Come experience C.M. Judge’s prize-winning exhibit, “Beyond the Gaze,” immersive video and sculptural installations, and meet the artist. Judge, an intermedia artist based in Fitchburg and exhibited internationally, was the inaugural winner of ArtsWorcester’s Present Tense Prize, given to an artist whose work integrates new media, artistic risk-taking,

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  • 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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