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

    December 2
    First Fridays in 2023:
    January 6
    February 3
    March 3
    April 7
    May 5
    June 2
    July 7
    August 4
    September 1
    October 6
    November 3
    December 1

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  • When:

    Friday – Sunday, Nov 25-27
    Wednesday – Sunday, Nov 30 – Dec 4
    Wednesday – Sunday, Dec 7-11


    Black Friday – 10am – 10pm
    Other Fridays: 4pm – 10pm
    Saturdays: 10am – 10pm
    Sundays: 10am – 9pm
    Wednesdays and Thursdays: 4pm – 9pm
    Mondays and Tuesdays – CLOSED

    ‘Tis the season for the 7th annual SoWa Winter Festival. Join us this December for everyone’s favorite holiday festival in Boston. You’ll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District. Plus, the artists at 450 Harrison Ave will be open for the full event.


  • Paul Pedulla

        • Magical Place, Nov 26-Jan 1, Reception Saturday, Nov 26, 1-5pm, AMZehnder Gallery, 25 Bank Street, No 3, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, Festive show of small works and other paintings.

    Charyl Weissbach

        • Elemental: Art For Advocacy, September 11- December 31.  Opening reception: Sunday, September 18, 1-3PM, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT.  Featuring work by the Elemental Artists’ Collective: Debra Claffey, Patricia Gerkin, Donna Hamil Talman, and Charyl Weissbach, who use their artwork as a platform for environmental advocacy.

    Adriana G Prat

        • Inspiring Change for the Climate Crisis at the Belmont Gallery of Art, Dec 3, 2022 to Jan 15, 2023, opening reception: Thursday Dec 8, 2022 (6:30 to 8:30 PM), Belmont Gallery of Art – 19 Moore Street, Belmont.  Environment-focused work by 20 i3C artists, curated by Adriana Prat, to inspire a sense of wonder in the natural world, and that change is not only possible but also a necessary and powerful element for critical environmental transformation. More info at

    Nedret Andre

        • The Air We Breathe, solo exhibition at Beacon Gallery. Opening reception Nov. 3 at 6pm, 524 Harrison Ave, Boston.

    Nella Lush

        • Transitus, solo show January 4 to January 31, 2023.  Reception Saturday, January 7, at the Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooks School Art Center, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover.  Transitus represents the various transitions of the artist’s journey.

    Steve Lush

        • Transitions – December 10, 2022. Reception, Sunday, December 18, 2 to 4PM at Rockport Art Association and Museum, 12 Main Street, Rockport.

    Sharon Schindler

        • Small Works Show, November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023, Spa Fine Art, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Stephen Silver

        • L’Attitude Art- 119 Braintree Street, Allston. Stephen Silver’s work is featured at L’Attitude Art,  617-927-4400.
        • Gallery Z: Stephen Silver’s work is now being displayed at Gallery Z, 100 Bellows Street, Providence, RI. 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 -450 Harrison Ave, #31, Boston.

    Charyl Weissbach

        • L’Attitude Gallery – Charyl Weissbach’s work is featured at L’Attitude Gallery, 119 Braintree Street, Allston. 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