• Upcoming Events at ArtsWorcester

    What’s coming up at ArtsWorcester? Find out.

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  • Announcing the artists selected for the 18th ArtsWorcester College Show!

    Announcing the artists selected for the 18th ArtsWorcester College Show a juried online exhibition Announcing the artists selected for the 18th ArtsWorcester College Show! Congratulate these talented student artists, and keep your eyes peeled for this upcoming juried online exhibition. Juried by Jessica Roscio, Director and Curator, Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University. Christian Bachez, College of the Holy

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  • Vaccination Policy Announcement

    We look forward to seeing you in person at our upcoming exhibitions. Effective January 15, 2022, all visitors to ArtsWorcester must be masked and provide proof of full vaccination, and, when possible, a booster shot. Hard or digital copies of CDC cards, vaccination records from your health-care provider, and digital credentials from other states are all acceptable.   Thank you

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  • Apply today for a Material Needs Grant!

    call for proposals: Material Needs Grants 2022-2023 deadline: Thursday, January 6, 2022    Submit here. 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, ArtsWorcester is able to distribute grants to local artists between $500 and $1,500. Artists who receive the Material Needs

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  • Announcing selected artists for Dodge and Burn

    Dodge and Burn a juried members' exhibition On view January 20 through February 27, 2022 Public reception: Friday, January 21, 2022, 6:00-9:00 PM (Snow date: January 28) Dodging and burning are the ways photographers in the darkroom either lighten or darken different areas of an image, a technique that has since been modernized in digital editing software. The resulting effect

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  • Thank you, Corporate Circle members!

    A big tip of the hat to all companies who supported ArtsWorcester this past year! These businesses were the inaugural members of our Corporate Circle, and we thank them for their leadership, contributions, and employee visits. To bring your business into the Circle, make an annual donation of $500 at the link below: Download a Corporate Circle brochure here. Contact

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  • Art on the Line returns!

    Art on the Line: call for art February 12, 2022    You’ve been asking and asking, so we’re delivering! This February, we’re bringing back Art on the Line, a beloved ArtsWorcester fundraiser. How it works:  Artists donate small-scale, two dimensional artworks. We hang them from the ceiling with old fashioned binder clips and string. On February 12, attendees will line

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  • The Art of Collecting (Panel Discussion over Zoom)

    The Art of Collecting: Panel Discussion over Zoom Wednesday, November 17, 12:00 PM Interested in beginning your own art collection? Join us for an online panel discussion and learn about how three contemporary art collections have taken shape. Featuring Lauren Szumita, Curator, Fitchburg Art Museum; Arthur Goldberg, collector; Jennifer Irvine, collector.  Learn about the creation of Arthur Goldberg’s, Eva Herndon’s, and

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  • Jennifer Davis Carey: Redemption reviewed by Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe

    October 28, 2021 Jennifer Davis Carey's moving solo exhibition, Redemption, was reviewed by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent. In her review, McQuaid describes Redemption as "a tender yet unflinching exhibition," and "homeopathic, a small gesture in the wake of a giant history." Read the complete review in the Boston Globe here.   Jennifer Davis Carey, Drana 4, vitreous enamel on steel, 14"

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  • Juliet Feibel to speak at “Leading Through Organizational Change”

    OCTOBER 28, 2021 – WORCESTER, MA Organizational change is a hard thing for an organization to undergo and achieve.  There are several leadership qualities that are necessary to envision, sell, and effect change.  It takes convincing skills, great communication, and a lot of hard work for your vision to come alive.  This panel of leaders from different organizations will share

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  • Meet our Supporters: Martha Heller and Tony Vaver

      You got us there, and we more than met this year's matching gift challenge! Thank you to everyone who turned Martha Heller and Tony Vaver's generosity into $10,000 for next year's exhibitions and events.    Didn't give yet? No matter when it comes, your gift keeps regional contemporary artists on view, free and open to all. Join us now.    Meet our

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  • Artist Members save 5% on classes at WAM!

    AW Artist Members, save 5% when you register for classes at the Worcester Art Museum Artist members, your list of membership benefits just got a little longer! Register for in-person or online classes at the Worcester Art Museum and save 5%.* Save 5% on Adult Fall Classes Save 5% on Youth Fall Classes Learn more about WAM's educational scholarships  

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  • 2021 Annual Meeting & ArtsWorcester Award

    ArtsWorcester is proud to announce that Gloria Hall, public art administrator and preservationist, will receive the 39th ArtsWorcester Award. The ArtsWorcester Award is given annually to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to arts and culture in this city. Its recipient list serves as a history of arts leadership in Worcester. Ms. Hall is the founding director of Art In

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  • Meet Our Supporters: Dolly Vazquez

    by Anya Kohan   ArtsWorcester holds a special place in Dolly Vazquez’s heart, partly because she met her own sweetheart here at a gallery opening nineteen years ago. Let’s start from the beginning, though, shall we? Back in 1993, Vazquez began working in Worcester at CENTRO Las Americas, where she collaborated with ArtsWorcester on a biannual exhibit for Latinx artists,

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  • Announcing the prize winners for Now in Technicolor

    Announcing the prize winners for Now in Technicolor a juried members' exhibition On view through September 19, 2021 Congratulations to the prize winners for Now in Technicolor: A Juried Members' Exhibition, all of equal merit and distinction. Three winners  and three honorable mentions were selected by jurors Joshua Croke (Founder, Action! By Design), Stephen DiRado (artist and professor at Clark University), and Birgit Straehle

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  • Announcing selected artists for Urban Green and Blue

    Urban Green and Blue a collaboration with Preservation Worcester  Urban Green and Blue is a juried exhibition of paintings featuring Worcester’s urban green and blue spaces: the city’s public parks, wildlife sanctuaries, nature reserves, publicly accessible reservoirs, lakes, rivers, streams, and ponds. This exhibition gives ArtsWorcester artist members an opportunity to work outdoors in a plein air tradition, and highlights the importance

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