ArtsBoston is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the arts.
The Brickbottom Artists Association fosters a stable, permanent artist community of Brickbottom residents and non-resident members. The BAA promotes and supports its members and their artwork through art openings, BAA gallery shows, membership benefits, and other programs.
The BAA’s annual Open Studios is one of the oldest in Boston. Over 100 artists open their doors annually for Open Studios. This event has been expanded to encompass the greater Brickbottom District, which includes Joy Street Studios. We increased inclusion of the Somerville artist community by adding an “Affiliate” category to our membership.
Year-round, the Brickbottom Gallery presents thoughtful and professionally curated art exhibitions as Somerville’s premiere not-for-profit contemporary art gallery, as well as events and classes open to the community. The Gallery has operated for 20+ years, bringing established artists from all over the world and showcasing both established and emerging artists from this community.