• Upcoming Events at ArtsWorcester

    What’s coming up at ArtsWorcester? Find out.

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  • Congratulations to the 2021-22 Material Needs Grant winners!

    Material Needs Grants winners 2021 nine artists will receive funding    We congratulate the recipients of the 2021-22 Material Needs Grants. These grants, generously funded by an anonymous donor, support the materials and equipment needed to make new art in Worcester County. Jennifer Davis Carey, $1,100 for enamel materials to create works inspired by African textile traditions and patterns  

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  • Leaders and Influencers: Three Figures in Black Art History

    Leaders and Influencers: Three Figures in Black Art History with Erin Corrales-Diaz, Worcester Art Museum Sunday, February 21, 2021, 6:30-7:30 PM   Join us for a short presentation and discussion led by Erin Corrales-Diaz, Ph.D., Assistant Curator of American art at the Worcester Art Museum, on two major Black artists and a collective, and the legacies they left for contemporary

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  • Black Art and Culture Resource Guide

    Expand your knowledge of contemporary Black art and culture, nationally and locally, with these resources and ongoing conversations.

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  • WATCH: Go inside “Inside Voices” with ArtsWorcester and the Fitchburg Art Museum

    Go inside: Inside Voices Part One: Developing the Theme and Call for Art Welcome to a new series about our Call and Response partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum!   For this ninth Call and Response, “Inside Voices” prompts artists to consider a wide range of interiors, including domestic environments, psychological subjectivity, bodies, architecture, and sculptural containment. These spaces reveal

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  • Our galleries will re-open February 4th!

    Our galleries will re-open February 4th view two shows in person  Hello, and welcome back! Our public gallery hours resume on Thursday, February 4.* Schedule your free appointment now to visit us at 44 Portland Street. On view now: Rebecca McGee Tuck’s provocative and whimsical solo exhibition, Along the Wrack Line. Across the corridor, the work of twenty-one artists who nurture the next

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  • Announcing the prize winners of the Seventeenth Annual College Show

    Congratulations to the prize winners of the 17th Annual College Show. Find out who took the top honors here.

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  • ICYMI: Artist to Artist: Past is Prologue, with Nafis M. White and Toby Sisson

    Artist to Artist: Past is Prologue In conversation with artists Nafis M. White and Toby Sisson Artists Nafis M. White and Toby Sisson engage in a focused conversation about the value of Black art and artists, especially in the midst of multiple pandemics — public health, economic inequality, and the ongoing fight for racial justice. In what ways do Black

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  • Artist Spotlights: a digital collaboration with Clark University

    Artist Spotlights a digital collaboration between ArtsWorcester and Clark University   Art History 201: Art, the Public, and Worcester’s Cultural Institutions, at Clark University gives students the opportunity to work closely with regional contemporary artists. With individual artists from ArtsWorcester’s gallery programs, the students hone their visual and critical skills by producing short essays positioning the artists’ work within contemporary

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  • Introducing: Gen Zoomers

      Introducing: Gen Zoomers Gen Zoomers is our new resource for teens: digital studio tours and artist talks from some of our leading artists, and hands-on projects that relate to their practices. We provide the tools and supplies! This year, Victor Pacheco will talk about sculptural assemblage; Madge Evers will introduce everyone to cyanotypes; Lizzie Fortin has stencils and graphic

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  • Important changes to our public gallery hours

    Friends, Out of care for our city, we are voluntarily closing our galleries on Monday, December 14, and will open again when conditions allow. For the rest of this week, today through Sunday, you may schedule an appointment to see the current exhibitions in person. We continue to be available by telephone and email for ongoing calls for art, art

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  • call for art | Inside Voices: A Members’ Exhibition, in partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum

    call for art Inside Voices: A Members’ Exhibition  in partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum   Registration Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2021 Work Drop-Off: Wednesday, March 3 – Saturday, March 6, 2021, 12-5pm (NOTE: There are no Sunday drop-offs for this show)   Exhibition Dates: March 18 – May 2, 2021   Register your work here. At a moment when

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  • Apply for a Material Needs Grant today!

    call for proposals Material Needs Grants it’s been a strange year Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021   Submit your proposal today. 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, we are able to distribute grants to local artists between $500 and $1,500.

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  • It’s been a weird year. Participate in the Artists Yearbook Project!

    call to participate The Artists Yearbook Project it’s been a strange year Registration Deadline: January 1, 2021 Artist members: While apart for so much of it, we are experiencing the historic year of 2020 together. ArtsWorcester seeks to create a collaborative artefact of this moment, and this community. Take your place in the 2020 Artist Yearbook. In the medium of your

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  • WATCH: What Black Art Means to Me, an informal conversation

    How does Black art matter? What does contemporary art mean to Black artists, educators, and leaders? What does it mean to be part of the Black artistic diaspora? Hear an informal conversation exploring these questions, and learn more from some of this city’s Black artists and arts leaders.

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  • Material Needs 2020, an online-only exhibition

    Material Needs 2020:
    Eugenie Lewalski Berg | José Criollo | Christine Croteau | Rebecca Duffy | Maureen Hebert | Clifton Hunt | Amanda Kidd Schall | Donalyn Schofield | Joanne Stowell

    On view, online-only: October 15 through December 10, 2020

    Learn more about our first online-only exhibition here…

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