’tis the season for Affordable Art

December 1 - 30, 2016 Opening Reception: December 1, 5-7pm The “99 Cents Affordable Art Show” celebrates the artwork of local and previously featured artists at MCLA Gallery 51 and includes sculpture, ceramics, watercolors, jewelry, paintings, postcards, collages, photography, printmaking, handmade books and stationary, and more! You'll see several past DownStreet Art artists in the …

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Thank You for #gettingdown with us this summer!

The leaves are changing and the air is getting crisp, just a week ago we celebrated the last DownStreet Art Thursday of 2016. We're still catching our breaths from an incredibly full four months of activating downtown North Adams. Thank You to all of our artists, community members, local businesses, interns and volunteers. We couldn't …

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DownStreet Art and Common Folk present: And The Kids

Who's ready to #getdown and dance the night away!? After DownStreet Art Thursday, the celebration continues with an afterparty co-sponsored by Common Folk and Downstreet Art at Elks Lodge. Tickets are just $10 for this all-ages show. Western MA's very own And The Kids will bring their high energy show back to DownStreet Art for a second …

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Art About Town and DownStreet Art team up at Downtown Celebration

Local arts organization Art About Town is teaming up with DownStreet Art to bring a participatory street painting event to Downtown Celebration. Inspired by the abstracted hand and leaf images of Henri Matisse's late cut-paper works, like The Parakeet and the Mermaid (shown below).  Hands on Holden will be created by YOU with provided materials. Join us …

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DownStreet Art Thursday, July 28 2016

DownStreet Art Thursday July 28, 5-8 PM Shop a variety of local makers at DownStreet Art’s monthly night market: A little something for everyone from farm-fresh baked good,s to handmade creations, to works of art. DownStreet Voices – contribute your story as we live stream the impressions of participants.  Jason Velázquez, editor of Greylock Glass, describes the project …

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DownStreet Art (monthly) Night Market

Calling all awesome local creative types! DownStreet Art 2016 is all about keeping it local, which includes giving as many local artists, artisans, purveyors of interesting items, and makers of all sorts a chance to sell their wares as we can. To this end we're planning a monthly night market to take place on DownStreet Art Thursdays. …

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