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


  • photo by Evan Eggers














    First Friday Open Studios 2022:
    Most artists are open for First Fridays!
    To check a specific artist, please, you can get to their websites through our artists directory: SoWa Artists

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  • Many artists are open every Sunday, 11am-4pm.

  • Adriana G. Prat

    • Topographies of the Collective Misfortunes, April 18 to June 3, opening reception: May 5 (6-8 pm) and Virtual Artist Talk: May 20 (6-7 pm), Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge.  Solo exhibit of paintings inspired by the climate crisis and the pandemic.
    • Across Cultures, on view until June 30, opening reception: May 26 (5:30 – 7:30 pm), Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown.  Juried exhibit about ideas of displacement, migration, immigration, and the complexity of navigating different cultures.
    • Jacki’s Flowers/Unexpected 18, on view until May 29, Rockport Art Association & Museum, Martha Moore Room, Pearson & Wengenroth Galleries and online. Group exhibit from the Experimental Group of the RAA&M.

    Tom Stocker

    • Solo Exhibition of twenty paintings, now through May 28 at Wilkes Passage Gallery, 1313 Washington Street, Boston South End. A diverse selection of pointillist paintings of oriental rugs, abstractions, and surprises.
    • Love That Dirty Water, now through May 29, Reception May 11, 5-7 pm. Speedway Gallery, 525 Western Avenue, Brighton.  Group Show of 29 artists interpreting the gritty and grimy guises of Boston.

    Mary Mandarino and Sharon Schindler

    • Newton Open Studios, May 21-22, 11am to 5pm each day, at 22 Burnham Road, Newton. Come explore the art of 12 artists in Art in and out of the Villa at one location.

    Mark Younkle

    •  Tip of the Tongue, April 21 – May 21, Opening Reception Friday, May 6, 6-8 pm. Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St., Cambridge. The exhibit explores the use of language at the intersection of art and design.

    Beverly Rippel

    • In the Presence of Trees, April 21-May 21; Curatorial Talk and Dance Performance on Thursday, May 5 from 6:30-8 pm; Closing Reception May 18, 6-8 pm. This 4 person Invitational Exhibit is at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery, 25 Lowell St, Cambridge, includes Beverly, CJ Lori, Jane Sherrill and Curator Robin MacDonald -Foley. A video of the dancers celebrating the artists’ interpretation of Trees will be on view during gallery hours. For visiting hours:
  • 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