• Upcoming Events at ArtsWorcester

    What’s coming up at ArtsWorcester? Find out.

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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

    Meet our Supporters: Martha Heller and Tony Vaver It's a match! Martha Heller and Tony Vaver “No other organization is quite like ArtsWorcester, and Worcester is a better and more inviting place because of what it does.” In 2015, Westborough residents Martha Heller, CEO of Heller Search, and Tony Vaver, an independent cultural historian, decided to become more involved in

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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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  • Opening June 3: The Nineteenth ArtsWorcester Biennial

    The Nineteenth ArtsWorcester Biennial on view June 3 through August 1, 2021  The Biennial is almost here! From over 470 submissions, juror Beth C. McLaughlin, Artistic Director and Chief Curator at Fuller Craft Museum, selected 63 works for inclusion in this celebrated exhibition. Prize winners, including the winner of the Sally Bishop Prize, will be announced during our Biennial Block Party on

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  • Downtown Block Party

    Join us for a Downtown Block Party! June 12, 11 AM - 3 PM   El Salón, the JMAC, and ArtsWorcester are joining forces for a huge downtown block party of art, music, and outdoor celebration! Come downtown for artwork from the El Salón collective and the artists of the Nineteenth ArtsWorcester Biennial, music from Crocodile River Music, WICN, and

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  • Black Art: Collecting and Being Collected

    Black Art: Collecting and Being Collected with Valerie Cooper, Najee Dorsey, Gloria Hall, and Toby Sisson    Speakers: Valerie Cooper, Appraiser and Founding Partner of Picture That, a fine art consulting firm, based in Stamford, CT Najee Dorsey, Artist, Founder and CEO of Black Art in America a business that promotes the African American arts community, based in Columbus, GA Gloria

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  • On view through June 13: They Travel Together

    They Travel Together Leslie Schomp, Mary Kenny, Andrea Olmstead  ArtsWorcester at the Davis Art Gallery April 1 through June 13, 2021 in person & online In the upheaval of last spring, a particularly special exhibition had to be put on hold. One year later, we are pleased to announce the opening of They Travel Together, an exhibition of work by Mary Kenny,

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  • Tell Me About It: the Pay it Forward Fund

    questions & answers The Pay It Forward Fund   ArtsWorcester artist membership fees are the lowest in the state for comparable organizations--but are sometimes still too much. The Pay It Forward Fund, supported by artists for their fellow artists, alleviates membership and Biennial submission fees whenever needed.   When artists join or renew, many tack on an additional $10 or

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  • Announcing the selected artists from Inside Voices!

    Announcing the selected artists from Inside Voices in partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum  Marjorie Rawle, Terrana Assistant Curator at the Fitchburg Art Museum, had a daunting mission when she arrived in our galleries last week to select only ten works out of one hundred on view in our latest members' show. Ultimately, Rawle selected these ten works for exhibition at FAM

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