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Gates Block Studios

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Located downtown in the Canalway Cultural District, the Gates Block Building was erected in 1881. Originally housing a leather goods manufacturer, the historic building has recently been  restored to new glory. This vibrant new art community has a little bit of everything  – 34 unique studios on 3 floors with a wide variety of fresh and interesting art.

OPEN STUDIOS every 1st Friday Night from 6-9 pm and every 1st Saturday from 11-5 pm!

Address: 307 Market St

Phone: (978) 337-6389

Webgatesblockstudios.com

Western Avenue Studios

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Western Avenue Studios houses 300+ artists in over 240 working artist studios, plus 50 live-work lofts that opened in 2012. As part of the ever-growing arts community in the city of Lowell, Western Avenue hosts monthly First Saturday Open Studios events. Visit on a First Saturday to see where the artists work, talk to them about their art and purchase something unique for yourself or a loved one.

Address: 122 Western Ave

Phone: (978) 710-8605

Web: westernavenuestudios.com

Arts League of Lowell (ALL)

ALL Gallery

In a city whose motto is "Art is the handmaid of human good", the Arts League of Lowell has become the catalyst for the creation of a community of all artists. With the help of its members, sponsors and patrons, ALL fosters and celebrates creativity and artistic expression in Lowell and the surrounding areas.

Address: 307 Market St

Phone:  (978) 221-5018

Webwww.artsleagueoflowell.com

UnchARTed Gallery

Uncharted

UnchARTed is a multimedia art space that offers the public a fresh and innovative approach to art. An exhibition and performance space for local artists, guest curators, ambitious musicians and creative minds alike, the multifaceted business model includes a unique café style kitchen serving up the best pizza around as well as tasty sandwiches, salads and occasional soups. The bar always has 6 rotating craft drafts as well as an extensive, locally brewed tall boy section. And of course, wine! 

Address: 103 Market St

Phone: (978) 996-2886

Web: www.facebook.com/UnchARTed

Loading Dock Gallery

LoadingDock

Opened in December 2007, this spacious gallery is located in the Western Avenue Studios historic mill complex and is divided into two sections. The front “showcase” gallery features a new show every month which may highlight the work of 1-2 members or include a broader spectrum of work in a juried or themed show. Artwork in the curated “main” gallery changes quarterly and features original fine art, handcrafted gift items, jewelry, greeting cards, handmade soap and lotions, pottery, prints, art-to-wear and much more. 

Address: 122 Western Ave., 2nd Floor 

Phone: (978) 656-1687

Web: www.theloadingdockgallery.com 

Brush Art Gallery & Studios

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The Brush presents museum quality exhibitions and educational programs and has collaborated with many other nonprofit groups. Artists occupy studio spaces to interact with and educate the public on a weekly basis. Currently, eleven studio artists produce paintings, illustrations, photography, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, quilts and handwoven items. Associate artists display work in the common area. 

Address: 256 Market St

Phone:  (978) 459-7819

Webwww.thebrush.org

Ayer Lofts Gallery

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The Ayer Lofts Art Gallery is a co-operative art gallery that consists of approximately 400 square feet of space. The mission of this gallery is to encourage and support creativity among its members, work collaboratively with other artists and organizations in the community, promote the arts in Lowell and provide outreach to youth.

Address: 172 Middle St

Web: www.ayerlofts.com