The Heart of Boston's Art Scene! (SoWa: South of Washington St)


  • First Friday Open Studios 2021:
    Some artists are now open for First Fridays!
    To check a specific artist, please, you can get to their websites through our artists directory: SoWa Artists

    The SoWa Artists Guild follows all recommended CDC and state COVID 19 safety protocols.

    June 4, 5-9 pm.
    July 2
    August 6
    September 3
    October 1
    November 5
    December 3


    photo by Evan Eggers














  • Many artists are open every Sunday! 

    A Monthly Event…all year long

    Celebrate and explore Boston’s most vibrant arts community the 2nd Sunday of every month.
    Artists at 450 Harrison Ave will open their studios from 11-4 welcoming the public to purchase art directly from the artists.

    Dates for 2021
    June 13
    July 11
    August 8
    September 12
    October 10
    November 14
    December 12
  • Heather Buechler

    •  USEA group show, May 1-Aug. 1, BU Medical School board room.

    Mark Younkle

    Beverly Rippel

    •  {ON}now, April 30- August 2.  Online exhibition at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), Rockland, Maine, curated by Valeria Missalina Bembray, the Curatorial Fellow at SPACE GALLERY , Portland, Maine. This exhibition showcases curated ‘pairs’ of works of artists with ties to Maine.
    • Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, virtual reception May 13 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m., at Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Lowell St., Cambridge.  Showing in the actual gallery in 2 parts from May 13- June 25. Selections by Alice Gray Stites, Museum Director and Chief Curator at 21c Museums.
    • Aggregate Abstractions and the Sea, June 5 thru July 5, reception with the artist on June 12 from 1-5 p.m. at the Jane Deering Gallery, 19 Pleasant Street, Gloucester. Solo exhibition of Lanesville, Cape Ann, plein air impasto oil paintings.

    Paula Ogier

    •  Built Beauty: Structure and Adornment in Boston, April 7-June 30, John J. Moakley Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Way, Boston.  Exhibit of artworks on metal interpreting the beauty of structural and decorative elements found in Boston. Public Hours are M-F, 8:30 am-5 pm.

    Sharon Schindler

    • Past and Present, July – September, Moakley Courthouse, HarborPark Gallery, Collections of Sharon Schindler Photography. Open to the Public M-F.

    Adriana G. Prat

    Katherine Downey Miller

    • Reflection, curated by Christine Palamidessi, May-October, virtual opening on the website:, open to the public, depending on Covid. ClipArt Gallery, 65 Lewis Street, East Boston. Three person exhibit with artists, Katherine Downey Miller, Jeannie Motherwell and Wendy Prellwitz
  • Stephen Silver

    • L’Attitude Gallery – 460-C Harrison Ave – Boston. Stephen Silver’s work is featured at L’Attitude Gallery at 211 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116.
    • Gallery Z: Stephen Silver’s work is now being displayed at Gallery Z, 259 Atwells Ave. Providence, RI 02903. 401-454-8844.
    • Thanassi Gallery – Provincetown, MA Stephen Silver’s work is now featured at Thanassi Gallery, 234 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657. 508-487-0233
    • Gallery by NOA at the Groton Inn, 128 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450

    Debby Krim

    • Jule’s Place – 1200 Washington St  Boston, MA 02118, (617) 542-2044
    • Lanoue Fine Art -125 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay, Lanoue Fine Art

    Charyl Weissbach

    • L’Attitude Gallery – Charyl Weissbach’s work is featured at L’Attitude Gallery, 460-C Harrison Ave – Boston, MA 02116, 617.927.4400
    • Art 3 Gallery – Charyl Weissbach’s work is featured at Art 3 Gallery, 44 West Brook Street, Manchester, NH 03101, 800.668.9983 See
    • Buchanan Gallery – Charyl Weissbach’s work is featured at Buchanan Gallery, 220 25th Street, Galveston Island, TX 77550, 409.763.8683

    Brian Murphy

    • All Summer at Aquatro Gallery,77 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester, MA, Madfish Wharf, Wednesday-Monday from Noon to eight. Wire sculpture with water themes
    • All Summer at Cuckle Button Gallery, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, MA, Wire Sculpture and oil paintings,Tuesday- Sunday 12-8

    Paul Pedulla