Western Avenue provides a lively calendar of events throughout the year hosted by the Artists Association and The Loading Dock Gallery. In general the building is open to the public during the hours the Gallery is open : Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 12 – 5:30pm, Thursdays from 12 – 8:30pm, and Sunday 12 – 4pm.  Studios that are open that day will have their number posted on a board in the entryways to the building.

Our next Open Studios is on Saturday April 1st. Studios will be open from 12:00 – 5:00pm. The artsits will be hosting their DeStash Art Supplies Sale. Read more about it here.

The current Loading Dock Gallery show is : Wood and Woven – Inspired Interiors and runs March 4th – 26th. Kevin Connolly creates beautiful pieces of art and furniture in wood. Tarja Cockell is a fiber artists who creates stunning tapestry, framed fiber works and installations.

The Education Committee of Loading Dock Arts will be hosting their next special event on March 11th from 10am through 4pm. Women Sustaining Textiles: An Exposition on Art, Culture and the Environment. This event will be held in the Onyx Room and is free and open to the public. The event is supported by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Remember – Navigation Brewing is open from 2 – 8pm on Saturdays including First Saturday Open Studios, and weekly on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5 – 9pm. Check out their new taproom and don’t forget your growler.

If you would like to stay informed about upcoming events, besides checking back in here to our calendar, you can sign up for our E-Newsletter, or visit our Facebook pages:

Western Avenue Studios Artists Association Facebook Page

Western Avenue Studios Artists Association Events at and away from WA

The Onyx Room website and Facebook Page

The Loading Dock Gallery website and Facebook Page

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