• 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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  • Nature Imagined by Susan Swinand at the Worcester Art Museum, opening October 1

    Nature Imagined by Susan Swinand
    on view at the Worcester Art Museum, October 7, 2020 through February 27, 2021

    Works by Shrewsbury artist Susan Swinand, winner of the Sally R. Bishop Prize for Best in Show at the 2019 ArtsWorcester Biennial, are the focus of a new exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum opening on October 7.

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  • Meet our supporters: Deb Martin and Dan Shertzer

    Deborah Martin and Dan Shertzer have been living in Worcester since 2004, where they both work and raise their two children. Both have long been rooted in arts and culture. In ArtsWorcester, they found a direct link between their own interests and the city they call home. “For us, participating in ArtsWorcester makes us feel like we are a small part of what makes…

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  • On view August 14: Beyond the Paint

      Beyond the Paint: Artists of Worcester’s Black Lives Matter Mural August 14 through September 13, 2020 ArtsWorcester North Corridor 44 Portland Street   ArtsWorcester presents Beyond the Paint, in partnership with the leadership and artists of Worcester’s Black Lives Matter mural. Curated by Em Quiles, this exhibition features twelve local artists, each one key to the mural’s success. Beyond the Paint will be on

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  • Featured Artist: Terry Lamacchia

    Featured artist Terry Lamacchia talks about her innovative incorporation of digital photography and acrylic paint. Read our interview to learn about her inspirations, creative process, and more!

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  • Press Room: Beyond the Paint featured in Worcester Magazine

    Press Room: “‘Beyond the Paint’ in Worcester to showcase Black Lives Matter mural artists”   August 4, 2020 Jennifer Toland talks to Em Quiles about Beyond the Paint, coming to the North Corridor Gallery August 14. In partnership with the leadership and artists of Worcester’s Black Lives Matter mural, and curated by Em Quiles of Pa’Lante Moving Latinx Forward, this

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  • Press Room: Gravity/Levity featured in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    July 8, 2020: Richard Duckett details ArtsWorcester’s latest exhibition, Gravity/Levity, as well as the re-opening of the main galleries in an interview with executive director Juliet Feibel and marketing & communications manager Allie Heimos. Read the full article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette here.

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  • Announcing the Gravity/Levity prize winners

    Congratulations to the three prize winners of Gravity/Levity: A Juried Members’ Exhibition, all of equal merit and distinction. Winners were selected by Lisa Crossman, Curator of American Art and Arts of the Americas at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, who also served as exhibition juror. Watch a short video announcement presenting Crossman’s selections here. Let’s celebrate our artists!

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  • No Such Thing as a Dumb Question: Selecting Solo Exhibitions

    In the usual course of things, we at ArtsWorcester get a lot of questions. Through these questions, we learn that how we produce exhibitions is sometimes a mystery to artists and gallery-goers alike. In these posts, we answer some of the questions we are most often asked.

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  • Featured Artist: Rachel Chambers

    Featured artist Rachel Chambers talks about her unconventional and whimsical subject matter. Read our interview to learn more about her inspirations, creative process, and more.

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