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Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:00-9:00 PM

Public reception | The Tenth Annual One: A Members' Exhibition

ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street

Celebrate the artists of The Tenth Annual One (yes, the tenth!). All ArtsWorcester members are invited to participate in this annual favorite. Bring us the single piece you want to exhibit most, regardless of medium or theme. View the complete call for art here.

$500 in prizes will be awarded by Karl Cole, Art Historian and Curator of Images of Davis Publications and Co-Curator of the Davis Art Gallery, and will be announced at the reception.

Free and open to the public.

Sunday, July 24, 2022, 2:00-3:00 PM

Artist talk | Kat O'Connor

Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street

Kat O'Connor, the Sally R. Bishop prize winner of the 2021 ArtsWorcester Biennial, will talk about her new exhibition Fathom: The Art of Kat O'Connor, opening on July 16, 2022 at the Worcester Art Museum. This lecture will be held in the Worcester Art Museum's conference room. Please contact at with any questions.

Pre-registration is suggested. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 5:00-8:00 PM

Sips & Sights (Pride event!)

ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street
Come preview new shows before they open to the public! Our fall season kicks off with Material Needs 2022 and Project Spaces, featuring works by over a dozen regional artists on view. Plus, you'll see original works care of our friends at Safe Homes. Cosplay as a SoHo gallerista with a glass in hand!

Open to all. Free entry. Cash bar.

Friday, September 16, 2022, 6:00-9:00 PM

Public reception | Material Needs 2021 and Project Spaces

ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street

Celebrate two new exhibitions opening in our galleries!

About Material Needs 2021:

Jennifer Davis Carey, Eric Cruze, Judith Doherty, Lisa Foster, Scarlett Hoey, Caitlyn Marsh, Kat O’Connor, Jessica Sadlier, and Robin Reynolds

The artists of this year’s Material Needs exhibition received awards ranging from $500 to $1,500 to create new work in Worcester County, art that is new to the region and to the artist’s practice. Projects supported by these anonymous grants this year include extruded ceramic sculptures, mixed media portraits of notable historical women of Worcester, enamel works inspired by African traditions, and more. Since they were first awarded in 2013, eighty-two artists have had their work advanced by these grants.

Project Spaces mini exhibitions:

Evan Charney, Woodcut and Wood Engraving: Craft and Art

John Slepian, Small Worlds

Amber Rose Tortorelli, Mani(a)c

Jill Watts, From my Yard

Mark Zieff, Ghosts of Seasons Past


Free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 29, 2022, 8:00-11:00 PM

Studio 44

ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street

Dust off your platforms! This fall, we're bringing back Studio 44. Get down and dirty on the dance floor and knock back a cocktail (or three). Halloween weekend was made for a party, so we're bringing you a party for the ages!

Live performances by HipShot // East Gallery disco // cocktail lounge // gallery swing! // premium raffle // costume contest

More details to come. Save the date, see you there!

Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:00-9:00 PM

Public reception | Go Big: A Juried Members' Exhibition

ArtsWorcester, 44 Portland Street

Celebrate the selected artists of Go Big, a juried exhibition of large-scale works. View the call for art here.

Free and open to the public.