Art & Culture

Supporting and Showcasing Local Artists

WORK_SPACE has three separate and yet complimentary Art Galleries, as well as multiple venues, that can be utilized for performance space, artisan pop-up shoppes, and creativity workshops. Please contact a member of the WORK_SPACE staff if you are an artist wanting to share your talents with our community.

All of the WORK_SPACE galleries are free and open to the public Monday through Friday between the hours of 10a-4p unless the space is being occupied for a meeting or special event. Please feel free to stop by and see the ever-changing exhibits or call us at 860.647.6029 for information. We also suggest you follow us on Facebook where you will see announcements for art openings and other cultural programs.

CALL FOR ARTISTS!

WORK_SPACE is committed to showcasing and supporting artists. We accept art submissions of various mediums and subjects on a rolling basis. Call 860.647.6029 or email info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com for more information. We are currently seeking submissions for our upcoming themed shows including:

  • July 19 – Aug. 28, 2019: Auto-Fueled Art Exhibit 
  • December 5, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020: Equity & Inclusion: A Multi-Media Juried Exhibit
  • February 3 – April 10, 2020: High School Exhibit
  • July 1, 2020-Sept. 10, 2010: Veterans’ Art Exhibit

Auto-Fueled :

  • This exhibit will coincide with Cruisin’ on Main, the classic auto-show on Aug. 4th which attracts 30,000 people every year. 
  • Exhibit Dates: Friday, July 19 – Wednesday, August 28, 2019
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, August 1st (6 – 8 PM)
  • Submissions applications can be found here.

Vendor Pop-Up Shoppe:

  • 5-Dec. 7, 2019: 2nd Annual Artisan Holiday Pop-Up Shoppe
  • Applications can be found here.

Main Gallery

Aes-thet-ics 2.0

This Art Gallery Pop-up features a variety of up-and-coming artists expressing themselves in a variety of mediums. 

Artists: BrackAttack Illustration | CT Designs | Cristal Tatoos | Eyeslo Picasso | Kimberly Caruso-Poley | Kimberly Heil | Kimberly Mawson | Kyle Mankus | Patterns & Beyond by Prathima Bhargav | Same Sosa | Katina | Stacey Zackin | Jeff the artist |

Curator: Christiane O’Brien a.k.a. TJV ann – artist

Gallery 901

Curated by WORK_SPACE member Christiane O’Brien, Gallery 901 displays a variety of local art on and around our Collaborative Coworking Space on the 2nd floor, as well as in our various meeting spaces.

The Loop Gallery

The Loop Gallery is within the hallway that connects the four unique meeting venues on the first floor. We like to feature the work of local artists and students such as Kimberly Caruso Poley’s.

Get Started

Contact WORK_SPACE to get started with a free day pass and tour, coworking, hosting a meeting, hosting an event, and much more.

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