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OPEN STUDIOS

Join us for WMAA's 37th Annual Open Studios:

    November 2-3, 2013
    Saturday 12-6 p.m.
    Sunday 12-5 p.m.

144 & 289 Moody Street, Waltham, Mass.

Join hundreds of area residents and art enthusiasts at this year's Open Studios weekend, November 2-3, 2013. Together with Lincoln Studios, WMAA will open its doors to the public for this free, annual event where visitors are invited to walk through more than 80 artists' studios, meet the artists, and view and buy their work.

WMAA is one of Greater Boston's oldest artists' communities, with more than 70 artists working in a wide range of media, including sculpture, glass, printmaking, painting, textiles, photography, woodworking, film, video and much more. Lincoln Studios, a newer artists' community that occupies the old Jordan's furniture building at 289 Moody Street, houses more than a dozen artists and the Lincoln Arts Project gallery space.

If you have any questions about our 2013 Open Studios event or would like to become a sponsor, please contact wmaaopenstudios@gmail.com.

Check out our gallery of WMAA Open Studios Posters.

Please visit and support our Open Studios Sponsors.

Directions

The WMAA and Open Studios is located at 144 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453 and is easily accessible by car, public transportation, and the Charles River Bike Path.

    Click here for map

From Route 95 (aka Route 128)

Take Exit 26 on to Route 20 East (Main Street) to Waltham Center. Turn right just after the SOVEREIGN BANK on to Moody Street. The Waltham Commons will be on your left. Travel one block down Moody. Then, after you cross the railroad tracks, 144 Moody Street and the Ira B. Gordon Center for the Arts are almost immediately on your left, directly behind the Enterprise Rental Car.

From Boston

Take Route 20 West to Waltham Center (Main Street). You'll pass City Hall and the Waltham Commons on your left. At the light immediately after the Commons, take a left on to Moody Street. Then travel one block down Moody and cross the railroad tracks. 144 Moody Street and the Ira B. Gordon Center for the Arts are immediately on your left, directly behind the Enterprise Rental Car.

Via MBTA

Buses 70 and 70 A (Cambridge, Watertown); buses 553 and 554 (Boston, Newton Corner); and the Fitchburg Line Commuter Rail (North Station, Porter Square) to Waltham Station, Central Square in Waltham. The WMAA entrance is less than a block down Moody Street from the station.

Parking

There are several metered lots within close walking distance to the WMAA that are free after 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays and 25 cents per hour otherwise.

Free parking for Open Studios weekend only is available in the nearby RTN Credit Union Lot at the corner of Main and Elm Streets, across from Waltham Common.

The city of Waltham provides this online guide to parking: Where are the public parking lots in Waltham.

Waltham also has a map of Off-street public parking in Waltham.

Accessibility

Building #4 (56 artists) has a wheelchair ramp, and an attended elevator will be available during Open Studios. Building #18 (16 artists) does not have handicapped access.