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Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly

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Address: 7 Canal St, Westerly, RI 02891-1509
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+1 401-596-2221
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 19:00

Established in 1992 The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, ACGOW, is...

Established in 1992 The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, ACGOW, is a fine arts gallery exhibiting a new show every month with work from member and visiting artists. ACGOW shows are free and open to the public. All sales of artwork are sales tax exempt by Rhode Island state law.ACGOW is a 501-(c)3 non-profit organization, and art gallery, run by volunteers. It offers exhibits of fine art paintings, sculpture, glass, ceramics, textiles, photography and contemporary art as well as opening receptions, lectures, workshops, and classes.Each spring The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly sponsors a juried regional show that attracts artists from across the Northeast.Openings are held from 5-8 pm on the Friday following the first Wednesday of the month. Browse the show, meet the artists and enjoy a glass of wine and tasty refreshments. Then dine in one of Westerly's many fine restaurants!We are a short drive from Mystic, Stonington, Watch Hill, the Ocean House and the Weekapaug Inn!

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Beautiful artwork in all mediums, jewelry, pottery etc.

Wonderful place to visit before or after lunch/dinner, They have openings on the First Friday of the month and it's free to the public. Artists from MA, RI and CT help run this... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Connecticut, United States

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Connecticut, United States
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wonderful place to visit before or after lunch/dinner, They have openings on the First Friday of the month and it's free to the public. Artists from MA, RI and CT help run this cooperative gallery. They are celebrating their 25th year during 2017. You won't be disappointed.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Downtown Westerly has several new and updated attractions and the Artists' Coop is always filled with new and interesting work by locals who are dedicated to sharing their passion for Rhode Island in all it's glory. A variety of media will surely excite the visitor and may offer just the right canvas or piece of jewelry to help them remember... More 

Thank Cheryl H
central ct
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This gallery has consistently shown interesting and exciting mostly local work in a pleasant setting

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east coast
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Lovely,unique and one of a kind work by local artists. Found some beautiful pieces of jewelry at reasonable prices. Would highly recommend you stop in and check it out.

Thank onthego321
Providence, Rhode Island
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Lots of very interesting paintings in a variety of medi, as well as wooden pieces and jewelry. A real gem with fun openings on Friday nights at beginning of month. Also has Figure drawing group.

Thank JillDD1234
New York City, New York
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you believe in supporting local artists, this is the place. There are beautiful pottery pieces, wall art, hand-knit woolens, hand-hewn wood items, etc. -- all expertly handcrafted and for sale at attractive prices. No need to pay sales tax as RI has an exemption for art work. Recommended.

1 Thank D C
Clifton, New Jersey
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Nice gallery with local artists work, ranging from Christmas ornaments to scarves, jewelry, prints and paintings. Not open on Mondays or Tuesdays .

Thank kaassouffle
Westerly, Rhode Island
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

This is a wonderful store. Because it is a Co-op, made up of artists' works, there is no tax charged on purchases. You can find a one of a kind gift for that special person. They have paintings, glass, wood, jewelry from glass, femo ceramic, silver and other mediums. The works change regularly and there are new artists exhibiting from... More 

Thank Nisty_13
Westerly, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Although it's pricey, the art of all types displayed are wonderful and ever changing. I enjoy stopping in and seeing what's on display.

Thank Grace Ann C
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2012

The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly is a free and visually stimulating must-visit attraction for you and your family in the town of Westerly. In this centrally-located art gallery, you will experience the soul of this inviting town. In addition to oil paintings, water colors, sculpture, and photographs, you will find hand rubbed fish prints (gyotaku) of local species, pottery,... More 


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