on view now

They Travel Together: Leslie Schomp, Mary Kenny, & Andrea Olmstead

April 1 through June 13, 2021

ArtsWorcester at the Davis Art Gallery /// In person and online

They Travel Together is a three-artist exhibition–Mary Kenny, Andrea Scofield Olmstead, and Leslie Schomp–whose drawings and sculpture seek to shorten the imaginary and experiential distance between humans and animals.

Gallery installation, They Travel Together: Leslie Schomp, Mary Kenny, and Andrea Olmstead. ArtsWorcester at the Davis Art Gallery, spring 2021.

opening June 3, 2021

The Nineteenth ArtsWorcester Biennial

June 3 through August 1, 2021

In person and online

Since 1985, the ArtsWorcester Biennial has exhibited a range of the region’s best visual art. In June of 2021, the Nineteenth ArtsWorcester Biennial will open at ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street, Worcester MA. Beth C. McLaughlin, Artistic Director and Chief Curator at Fuller Craft Museum, will serve as the juror. Prize winners will be announced at our Biennial Block Party on June 12--join us!

Susan Swinand, All In Together III, watercolor and mixed media on paper, 29" x 41". Winner of the Sally Bishop Prize in 2019.

coming this summer

Now in Technicolor: A Juried Members' Exhibition

In person and online

For this juried exhibition, ArtsWorcester is looking for your brightest, boldest, and most explosive artworks. Turn up the heat this summer with blazing vermillion, vivid cobalt, radioactive yellow, or the color(s) of your choice: bold is the way to go. This call for art will begin accepting submissions soon.

on view now | online only

The 17th Annual College Show

beginning January 28, 2021

One of our favorite annual exhibitions returns, this year with a virtual twist. The Seventeenth Annual College Show is a juried, online exhibition open to Worcester-area college students in any major. From over one hundred and eighty submissions, Aprile Gallant (Smith College Museum of Art) selected 51 works by 44 artists in traditional and new media, including film, printmaking, photography, paint, and digital art.

Alsina Nelselly (College of the Holy Cross, "21), Breaking News, photograph featuring news clippings, 12.3" x 8.5", 2020, NFS.

The Eighth Annual One

on view now | online only

Material Needs 2020

Eugenie Lewalski Berg | José Criollo | Christine Croteau | Rebecca Duffy | Maureen Hebert | Clifton Hunt | Amanda Kidd Schall | Donalyn Schofield | Joanne Stowell

beginning October 15, 2020

Material Needs Grants fund the cost of the supplies required to make new artwork. Awards range from $500 to $1,500, and are supported by a single anonymous donor. This year's exhibition showcases new work created in Worcester County by the 2019-2020 cohort of Material Needs Grant recipients.

(Clockwise from top left): José Criollo welds The Hunter, metal, paper, foam, 4' x 2' x 2' 5", 2020; Christine Croteau, Three Deckers, glass and wire, 3' x 1' x 2', 2019; Rebecca Duffy, Fields of Gold, acrylic on panel, 24" x 24", 2019.