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Western Avenue Studios

122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA 01851-1433
+1 978-710-8605
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This is a wonderful place for art lovers to explore. Have good walking shoes on. It is a lot of fun... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Methuen, Massachusetts
Cool place with tons of great art to see - and a brewery.

There are several floors of amazing artists who have studios to explore in this old building. It is... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Western Avenue Studios is home to 245 working artist studios with over 300 artists, as well as 50 live/work artist lofts. Artists open their studios to the public on the first Saturday of every month from 12-5PM. The Gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon with varying closing times. Navigation Brewing is open Thursday - Saturday.
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“loading dock” (4 reviews)
“open studios” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA 01851-1433
+1 978-710-8605
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a wonderful place for art lovers to explore. Have good walking shoes on. It is a lot of fun to explore the Open Studios and they offer an Artist's Store where handmade goods and artwork may be purchased. Check out their calendar of...More

1  Thank silvermanarts
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There are several floors of amazing artists who have studios to explore in this old building. It is an eclectic mix, and is interesting to walk around and see art hanging on the walls. You can also visit studios when the artists are there and...More

Thank LoriLovesFood
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An amazing collection of artists and artisans in one gigantic complex. Open studios are held the first weekend of each month. Take the elevator to the fifth floor and then wend your way down floor by floor. Explore the intersecting corridors lined with art studios...More

1  Thank psislandhome
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I took a glass blowing class here for 4 weeks. I was amazed at how many people had their studios here. They also had a gallery, so that you can purchase an item.

1  Thank nh681
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Western Ave is a great community of artists. The studios are open the 1st Saturday of the month and a good portion of the artists set up shop. Many of the studios are set up as boutiques, with the working area in the back of...More

1  Thank Explorer_from_Boston
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Western Ave Studios is a great place to visit and it has special openings on the first weekend of each month. No matter what media we are looking to explore, you can find it here. One of our favorite artists is Bethany Peck-Kalabokis. Check...More

Thank dangregory31
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A great take, visit with local artists and purchase local works of art! Go early or later for parking spots

Thank kristinross31
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Something for everyone, all handmade products by local artists. I spent a couple hours touring one building and will go back to tour the other building. Beautiful handmade products. If you're in the area check them out.

Thank Leclaird
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We're at Lowell for only one reason, to see the B-52s. So we decided to get here early and check it out. It's huge! Several floors spanning several buildings with over 250 artist studios featuring all kinds of truly artistic and crazy talented for sale...More

2  Thank ugojoema
Reviewed 5 August 2016

A good friend of mine lives here so I came in to check it out. The neighborhood is a bit sketchy but it is safe enough. Lots of cool little shops inside. Totally worth a visit!

1  Thank Dave R
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