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Western Avenue Studios & Lofts

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122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

August 2019

August Open Studios

August 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Free

On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios & Western Avenue Lofts artists open their doors to the public. Come take a peek inside their work spaces and see for yourself why Western Avenue is the creative soul of Lowell. Our next Open Studios is Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 12-5PM. We are celebrating the Dog Days of Summer with a special shout out to our artists that love painting the four legged creatures we share our lives

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September 2019

Open Studios : September at WA

September 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios & Western Avenue Lofts artists open their doors to the public. Visit us and take a peek inside our artists' work spaces and see for yourself why Western Avenue is the creative soul of Lowell. Open Studios artists are happy to talk about their creative process, how their lives inform their art - and are happy when their work finds a new home.  There are four buildings to wander through

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October 2019

ARToberfest Open Studios

October 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 6, 2019

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Join us as we celebrate FALL! On Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th from noon until 5pm each day and the artists will have their doors open to share their creative passions with you. Explore our repurposed mill buildings filled with locally made artwork, handmade crafts, photography, jewelry, works in wood, glass and metal. We’re the second largest artist community in the US – right here in Lowell and we’ve got art. And a coffee pop-up. And a brewery.

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ARToberfest Open Studios

October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 6, 2019

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Join us as we celebrate FALL! On Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th from noon until 5pm each day and the artists will have their doors open to share their creative passions with you. Explore our repurposed mill buildings filled with locally made artwork, handmade crafts, photography, jewelry, works in wood, glass and metal. We’re the second largest artist community in the US – right here in Lowell and we’ve got art. And a coffee pop-up. And a brewery.

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November 2019

November Open Studios

November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios & Western Avenue Lofts artists open their doors to the public. Come take a peek inside their work spaces and see for yourself why Western Avenue is the creative soul of Lowell. What’s amazing about WA is the variety of art in the community and the backgrounds of our artists.  Would you like to see art by an Army vet turned Artist? Stop by Loft 214 and talk to Amy

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Orbs: Spheres of Unity

November 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

The Loading Dock Gallery heralds November with an invitational exhibition by Tracy Levesque entitled Orbs: Spheres of Unity, showcasing the fine art and fine craft of glass, fiber, 2D and metal artists. The theme of this show is both relative and timely as this select gallery of artists explores the unifying principle of orbs, spheres and circles, their significance, and how the different media of artistic expression convey the form’s essence of perfection, unification and the balancing of the extremes

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Small ART Business Saturday

November 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

Well - it's not an official Open Studios - but there will be Studios Open to honor the efforts of all the small creative businesses at Western Avenue. In addition to the normal hours for the Loading Dock Gallery (which is running an awesome raffle right now!), many businesses will be open and welcome you to stop by. Here's a list - but we're sure more will decide to open last minute.   First Floor Studio 103       Black Bosk 

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December 2019

Holiday Open Studios

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

Holiday shopping for that creative gift starts at Western Avenue!

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Holiday Open Studios

December 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

Holiday shopping for that creative gift starts at Western Avenue!

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Holiday Open Studios

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

Holiday shopping for that creative gift starts at Western Avenue!

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Holiday Open Studios

December 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

Holiday shopping for that creative gift starts at Western Avenue!

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January 2020

January Open Studios

January 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

First Open Studios of the New Year!

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February 2020

February Open Studios

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Come in from the cold, for our second Open Studios of the year. Shop handmade and local this Valentine's Day. Grab a friend and explore our historic mill building, where art is made. We will have Chez Rafiki's as the food truck of the day, serving up delicious Mediterranian dishes. A coffee shop pop-up by Brew'd Awakening Coffeehaus, and our resident brewers at Navigation Brewing Company will be open as well. As a special treat this month, we will be

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March 2020

March Open Studios

March 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Spring is on the horizon. Join us for March Open Studios, as we celebrate Jack Kerouac's birthday and Women's History Month at The Creative Soul of Lowell. We have live readings featuring members of Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Featuring music by Dave Greenwood and a release party for Stephen O'Connor's new novel This Is No Time To Quit Drinking. So grab a friend and explore our historic mill building, where art is made.  The Loading Dock Gallery kicks off their March

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April 2020

April Open Studios – cancelled

April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Free

April Open Studios is cancelled per Governor Baker's State of Emergency order limiting large gatherings. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at Western Avenue when it is appropriate.

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Virtual Open Art Studios

April 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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Virtual Open Art Studios

April 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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Virtual Open Art Studios

April 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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Virtual Open Art Studios

April 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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May 2020

Virtual Open Art Studios

May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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Virtual Open Art Studios

May 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 2, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Making the transition from in-person to on-screen, Open Studios continues. We're moving our May Open Studios online for a week of art eye candy. From April 27th through May 2nd art lovers can tune in daily to see a different variety of art each day. We’ve organized the artists into groups by their medium so each day will focus on 2-4 different types of art, links to artists profiles, websites, Facebook live feeds, and Instagram feeds. Saturday will feature a

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June 2020

Studio Showings

June 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 4, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Interested in renting a Studio or Loft? We would love for you to join our community of over 350 vibrant and supportive artists. We have studio showings Saturday morning by appointment. Please email leasing@westernavenuestudios.com for more information and studio availability.

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Studio Showings

June 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 4, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Interested in renting a Studio or Loft? We would love for you to join our community of over 350 vibrant and supportive artists. We have studio showings Saturday morning by appointment. Please email leasing@westernavenuestudios.com for more information and studio availability.

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Studio Showings

June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 4, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Interested in renting a Studio or Loft? We would love for you to join our community of over 350 vibrant and supportive artists. We have studio showings Saturday morning by appointment. Please email leasing@westernavenuestudios.com for more information and studio availability.

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July 2020

Studio Showings

July 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 4, 2020

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Interested in renting a Studio or Loft? We would love for you to join our community of over 350 vibrant and supportive artists. We have studio showings Saturday morning by appointment. Please email leasing@westernavenuestudios.com for more information and studio availability.

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July Outdoor Art Market

July 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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We have greatly missed your faces. After over three months without an in-person event and being closed to the public, we are hosting our first-ever outdoor art market. This will be a smaller event than our usual Open Studios events but promises to be a great and safe event. Join us at The Creative Soul of Lowell and support your favorite local artists. This event will take place in our lofts garden parking lot, on the west end of our

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August 2020

August Open Studios – Virtually

August 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

We are back online for our monthly First Saturday August Open Studios and celebrating 15 years of being the Creative Soul of Lowell.

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September 2020

September Outdoor Art Market at Western Avenue

September 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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First Saturday Open Studios is Outside for September.

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October 2020

Artoberfest Outdoor Art Market

October 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Due to popular demand and to safely bring art to all of you, we have added a second day. 60 artists between two days. Two markets, one location!   Traditionally October Open Studios is our big annual Artoberfest event. While we can't host this annual tradition in our normal fashion, we can adapt and host it outdoors in a safe manner. July and September, we saw ourselves host successful and safe Outdoor Art Markets. As a way to bring art

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Artoberfest Outdoor Art Market

October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Due to popular demand and to safely bring art to all of you, we have added a second day. 60 artists between two days. Two markets, one location!   Traditionally October Open Studios is our big annual Artoberfest event. While we can't host this annual tradition in our normal fashion, we can adapt and host it outdoors in a safe manner. July and September, we saw ourselves host successful and safe Outdoor Art Markets. As a way to bring art

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November 2020

November Outdoor Art Market

November 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Free

Fall is fully underway and the holidays are around the corner. We will be taking our November Open Studios outside for another Outdoor Art Market. Building on the success of three great and safe outdoor events, we're going to keep things going outside. So save the date, more details to come soon!

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Small Business Saturday Outdoor Art Market

November 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Building on the success of our Outdoor Art Markets, we are bringing you a special Small Business Saturday edition. A fun and safe way to shop this holiday season, while supporting small local businesses. If you've been to one of our previous Outdoor Art Markets, this will be a more intimate and easier to navigate event. This market will have over 30 of our artists and makers vending. You're bound to find the perfect gift for that special person on

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December 2020

Holiday Outdoor Art Market

December 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Our final outdoor Art Market of the year. Please join us outside for a safe event with over two dozen artists.

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January 2021

Virtual Lofts Open House

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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Live comfortably, work inspired. Not only do we have great affordable work art studios, but we have 50 live/work loft apartments as well. Designed around simplicity, practicality, and the freedom to create. The Lofts community is a special place, providing a home amongst fellow creatives. Our lofts feature a walking distance to the Lowell commuter rail station (easy commute to Boston), off-street parking, two common area wash sinks per floor, one common laundry room on the first floor, a community

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April 2021

April Outdoor Art Market

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios & Lofts, 122 and 160 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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We have enjoyed bringing art to you virtually during this past winter, but we greatly miss all of you. With the weather warming up and Massachusetts moving to Phase 4 soon, we are happy to announce the return of our Outdoor Art Markets. A fun and safe in-person art experience, featuring some of your favorite Western Avenue artists and makers. This will be a more intimate and easier to navigate event than our usual Open Studios events but promises to

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