Promo for Art Exhibit<br />

Dec. 8, 2023 – Jan. 26, 2024 – This captivating exhibition will showcase the dynamic, diverse, and thought-provoking works of local artists who delve into various facets of time, offering unique perspectives on how we perceive it, spend it, relate to it, and at times attempt to control and transcend it. Free public viewing hours are: Weekdays M-F – 10a-4p(closed 1/15 for MLK day)


Friday, Dec. 8th  – 5:30-7:30p –  Art Opening Reception / Meet the Artists (at 6:30PM)

Saturday, Dec. 9th – 10a-2p – 2nd Saturday Open House & Holiday Pop-Up Vendor Fair

Friday, Dec. 15th – 7-8:30p – Time & Other Illusions – Magic by Kody Hildebrand

Saturday, Jan. 6th – 10a-2p – 2nd Saturday Open House

TBD – 6:30-8p – Panel on our Spiritual Relationship to Time

holiday pop-up 2023

Sat. Dec. 9th – 10AM-2PM – Nobody needs more stuff – get them gifts with meaning and community connection at our annual  Love Local Holiday Pop-Up.  Meet the amazing artisan vendors offering unique handcrafted items for you to gift family, friends, or yourself.

While at WORK_SPACE, enjoy the wonderful artwork throughout the whole building with the timeless PERSPECTIVES OF TIME exhibit in the Main Street Gallery.

Downtown Manchester is a fabulous destination with art, jewelry, music, food, drink and great times to be had!

Promo for end of year coaching program

Friday, December 15th – 7-8:30PM – Be prepared to be captivated as the spellbinding world of magic comes alive at the Galleries at WORK_SPACE in the heart of Downtown Manchester, CT. As part of WORK_SPACE’s “Perspectives of Time” exhibit, we’re delighted to present an extraordinary magic show by local award-winning magician, Kody Hildebrand who brings a fresh perspective to traditional magic, weaving the illusion of time into his mesmerizing act. Be amazed as he dazzles and delights, taking you on a whimsical journey through the mysteries of time.

🎩 Special Offer 1: Wear Your Ugly Sweater and Enjoy a Complimentary Cocktail! 🍹 – Enhance the magic of the evening by wearing your ugliest holiday sweater! As a special treat, our neighbors at The Main Course restaurant are offering a complimentary cocktail to all Ugly Sweater enthusiasts.

🎩 Special Offer 2: A Downtown Date Night Event – save on 2 tickets 🍹- Whether you’re planning a cozy date night or sharing a night out with friends or family, this event is a great opportunity to create magical memories together!


  • Early Bird Deal: $27 ea. (save $8 before Dec. 11th)
  • Date Night Deal: $48 for 2 (save $11 per ticket before Dec. 11th)
  • General Admission (& at door): $35
Promo for end of year coaching program

Tuesday, December 19th at 6:30pm – 8:30pm EST or Friday, January 5th at 12pm-2pm EST (on Zoom)

Ditch the resolutions; it’s time to invest in solutions. “Solutions not Resolutions” is more than just a program; it’s your customized blueprint for thriving in 2024. Guided by WORK_SPACE Manager and Life & Leadership Coach, Dr. Stacey Zackin, we will conduct a review of 2023’s objectives and outcomes and then craft an intentional and actionable plan for the New Year. Clarify your vision, align your values, and create a strategic roadmap that ignites inspiration. Say goodbye to the cycle of unmet expectations; it’s time to sculpt a year of purpose, growth, and fulfillment.  The same program is being led twice, so you have two options to choose from.

Program is free, advance registration is required. 


Small Business Week Lunch & Lear

Thursday, December 21, 2023 – 6:30-9p (EVERY 3RD THURSDAY)

  • 6:30p – Doors open for sign-up
  • 7-9pm – Performances
  • 2 songs / 10-minutes

This Open Mic event is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent or simply enjoy the performances of local artists. Our Main Street Gallery provides a welcoming atmosphere where you can connect with fellow artists and music enthusiasts. Whether you’re a musician, poet, or storyteller, this is your chance to take the stage and share your creativity with a supportive audience. Grab your instrument, bring your friends, and get ready to enjoy a night filled with incredible performances and good vibes.

Whether you’re performing or cheering from the audience, the Listening Room: Open Mic promises to be a memorable night of music, poetry, and community. See you there!

Event is free, however we recommend you reserve your seat so we can contact you if there are any changes. Sign up at:

Location: WORK_SPACE, 903 Main St., Manchester, CT (plenty of free parking on Main St. and behind the building.)

Promo for Lunch program.

Wednesday, February 7, 2023 – 6:30-9p at WORK_SPACE, 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040

Contact:, 860.647.3168

Nadia Sims hosts: INTO-ME-SEE: An Intimate Evening of Poetic Expression with featured Artists ifollowed by Open-Mic Performances. Join us in this unique shared experience of seeing and being seen. Doors open at 6:30p for Open-Mic Sign Up, Performances from 7-9p. Free. Donations appreciated. This is the 2nd event in a series of 3.

Small Business Week Lunch & Lear

Lunch with Lasso (Ted Lasso) – Join us for a weekly lunch with the one and only Ted Lasso! Get Be prepared to laugh, learn, and be motivated by the charismatic coach from the hit TV show.

During this unique gathering, you’ll have the chance to watch the show and learn from Ted’s infectious positivity, hilarious anecdotes, motivational stories, and life lessons. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to spend quality time with great people enjoying the show that captured hearts around the world.

Bring your own lunch and Ted will provide the pearls of wisdom.

This in-person event will take place on Mondays from 12PM-1PM on Jan. 22 & 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 2024.

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