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The SOWA Artists Guild

450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2400
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SOWA Artist Guild, South End, Boston Ma

A large market conveniently divided into sections: farmers market, arts and crafts, vintage etc... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Lindy L
via mobile
Fun for art lovers

Impressive and fun with great variety for all lovers of the arts and artisans. Probably only open... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
piperdoon
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450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2400
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A large market conveniently divided into sections: farmers market, arts and crafts, vintage etc. Vendors prices vary tremendously so there is something for everyone at many different price points. Products are generally interesting a nice quality. The summer market has a lot of outdoor areas...More

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Impressive and fun with great variety for all lovers of the arts and artisans. Probably only open in good weather. A bit tricky to get to by public transit, but lots of parking that comes with a voucher for purchases. Nice outing for enlightened people.

Thank piperdoon
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed on Harrison and wondered why it was busy and we realized it was the First Friday of the month. What a pleasant surprise for the galleries to open to the public. Don't miss this event.

Thank glittertravel
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Exploring the studios is a treasure on a hot Sunday afternoon. Purchased lunch from a food truck at the SoWa Open Market (Every Sunday May 1 - October 30) and made my way through the open studios. Feel free to chat with established professional artists...More

Thank Supermom101
Reviewed 26 March 2016

On the first Friday evening of the month. SOWA opens up its galleries for free to the public; fun thing to do after work to start the weekend; lots of nice restaurants in the neighborhood.

1  Thank safari855
Reviewed 2 January 2016

As an artist, and SoWa Guild member, who maintains a Studio at 450 Harrison Ave, I feel honored and grateful to work among such a talented and ecclectic group of creatives! Our neighborhood and building has become the go to destination for art enthusiasts and...More

Thank Ellie772
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a great Sunday activity, and it sounds as if attendees booths and items sold changes from week to week. There are three sections to the SOWA. Arts/Crafts, Farmers Market and Food Trucks. Parking is easy enough to find along the side streets, and...More

1  Thank KFerg
Reviewed 18 July 2015

there is so much to see and do and taste at this free outdoor market place. its broken up into 4 areas - food truck lot with tables set up (no shade), farmers market with a variety of things, artist market with jewelry, clothing, really...More

1  Thank mcdonald121
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We went to the SoWa and were disappointed. The vendors area wasn't very large and there were no real antiques to speak of. We walked to Chinatown after spending 30 minutes here. It is not worth the time.

Thank LMHTX
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We really went for the food trucks but it was 2pm and every line was insane - people were willing to wait for the favorite meal but we were starving and ended up in the shortest line so nothing special. I will try again but...More

Thank Crystyna
Nearby
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
...More
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Response from Supermom101 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - It's free! On the First Friday of every month from 5:00PM - 9:00PM, the artists, galleries, shops & restaurants of SoWa Boston open their doors to the public for an evening of art, culture and inspiration. Meet the... More
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