Laconia Gallery 433 Harrison Ave # End, Boston, MA02118 Laconia Gallery is owned by the Laconia Artists Corporation, a non-profit organization that works to promote the arts…More in the South End and the wider Boston area. The group provides non-commercial exhibit space to local artists and arts non-profits. The gallery hosts a wide range of events and shows, including artist exhibitions, video installations, art shows, lectures and more. Visit Laconia Gallery's website for a schedule of upcoming shows, or call if you are interested in showing art or curating an exhibit.
Color Circle Art Publishing 791 Tremont St, Boston, MA02118 Located in the Piano Craft Building, Color Circle Art is the studio and gallery of Paul Goodnight, a local artist who…More paints and works with mixed media.
Aspect Magazine 46 Waltham St Ste 208, Boston, MA02118 On Waltham Street in Boston's South End lies an enclave of offices and studios occupied by working artists, architects,…More jewelers and others. Aspect magazine resides on the first floor, in a large studio office where artist and editor-in-chief Michael Mittelman, along with his small crew, creates and produces a bi-annual DVD publication. The seven-year-old magazine represents any and all art that is not print art — i.e. performance, sound, video and kinetic. In addition to art, Aspect features a fellow artist or critic who provides an audio commentary about each piece. The Aspect office is open to the public twice a year during the local South End Open Studios event. Mittelman also displays his own series of Sky Mall art on the office walls.
Olives & Grace 81 Pembroke St # End, Boston, MA02118 Olives & Grace is an artisan shop featuring products made from emerging artists, gift producers and small batch food…More makers, such as Bee Local from Portland, Ore., and Mike's Hot Honey from Brooklyn, N.Y.
The Picture Store 65 Berkeley St, Boston, MA02116 One could not think of a more apt name for what Diane and Adam Isaacson, owners of The Picture Store, do. They are…More "The Picture Store" because they frame pictures. For large-scale photos, they develop pictures. For damaged images, they repair pictures. And for local artists, they hang their Boston-themed pictures in their store. The store provides graphics and custom framing.
Gifted 2 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA02116 Gifted is an adorable gift boutique on the corner of Dartmouth and Tremont that features a wide variety of unique gifts…More made by local artists. It has a huge selection of hand-made pottery, glass, baby clothes, handbags and jewelry offered in addition to all types of accessories.
Place: Studio & Gallery 460b Harrison Ave Unit B7, Boston, MA02118 Place: Studio & Gallery sells a selection of unique silk scarves, duffel bags, Indian fabrics, repurposed furniture…More and works crafted by local artists in a variety of mediums such as textiles, paint, glass, ceramics, silver and paper. It also features gallery shows which change throughout the year.
Around the Corner 637 Tremont St, Boston, MA02118 In addition to custom framing, this South End business also features the work of local artists, hosts the occasional…More gallery showing and sells furniture items by consignment. The shop works with the following framing materials: acid-free matting, hand-wrapped silk mats and liners, Ph-neutral acid-free foam backing and mounting boards and Tru Vue glazing.
Roessler Glass 46 Waltham St Ste 208, Boston, MA02118 Among the brownstones in Boston's historic South end are buildings chock-full of local artists. One such artist is Joyce…More Roessler, who specializes in creating contemporary glass jewelry from blown glass. Her signature necklaces are brightly-colored glass tubes woven and twisted to create pieces with architectural heft. She also creates jewelry with cut and tumbled pieces of these long tubes of glass. In her studio/retail space at 46 Waltham Street, Rosessler creates several kinds of adornments: rings, key rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. She also sells a wide selection of glass beads. Custom work for special occasions and weddings is available.
Old Dover Neighborhood Association 1200 Washington St # End, Boston, MA02118 The Old Dover Neighborhood Association has been guiding the development of the Old Dover area in Boston's South End for…More more than 20 years. Comprised of a diverse group of residents, artists and business owners, it seeks to turn Old Dover into a thriving and attractive area while still retaining its old charm and character. It provides volunteer maintenance and beautification projects, supports local artists and art events and encourages new residents and businesses to move into the neighborhood. In addition, it allows residents and business owners the chance to voice their opinions about neighborhood happenings, and provides them with resources to keep the area safe, prosperous and a great place to live.
Uptown Espresso 563 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA02118 Located at the corner of Wellington Street and Columbus Avenue, Uptown Espresso offers a full array of coffee and…More espresso drinks and more than 20 teas, in addition to sandwiches, soups, salads, and pastries. Uptown Espresso also offers its patrons various environments for studying or simply hanging out, including an indoor cafe, a wood-panelled sun room, and an outdoor deck, with free wi-fi in all areas. The cafe displays artworks by local Boston artists.
The Weekly Dig 242 E Berkeley St, Boston, MA02118 The Weekly Dig, referred to by many Bostonians as "The Dig," is a free weekly entertainment magazine featuring local…More art, music, food and movie reviews alongside quirky and often humorous news and feature stories. The Weekly Dig also features independent cartoon artists, a crossword puzzle and a sex column called, "Savage Love." Its offices are located in the SoWa district of the South End. For copies of the Weekly Dig, look for its bright orange news-box in locations throughout Boston.
Boston Sculptors Gallery 486 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 Located in the South End, the Boston Sculptors Gallery offers patrons a variety of sculpture exhibits, hosting two solo…More shows each month showcasing a rotation of 34 local artists. A portfolio of past shows held at this cooperative art gallery is available on its website. Two hours of free, validated parking is available in the lot behind the gallery.
Michele Mercaldo Jewelry 280 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA02118 With its original, handmade designs, Michele Mercaldo Jewelry is a one-of-a-kind shop for custom jewelry. The…More owner, Michele Mercaldo, designs and displays her own beautiful jewelry on-site. Michele Mercaldo Jewelry also specializes in jewelry designed by local artists. Uniquely themed exhibitions are displayed on the walls and in the window display of the shop, giving it an artsy feel.
Okw 631 Tremont St, Boston, MA02118 Okw, pronounced O-Koo, is a chic, couture woman's clothing store. With 80% of the clothing designed by the…More owner of Okw herself, it's a great spot for one-of-a-kind finds. Most of the pieces in the boutique are formal, though customers can also find some more casual clothes like Bobi t-shirts and accessories. The staff at Okw are friendly and available to assist customers in finding the right Okw designs for various special events. The store also serves as an art gallery, showing pieces from local artists and staff.