About Artspace

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Artspace is a visionary and dynamic non-profit organization championing emerging artists and building new audiences for contemporary art. Our exhibition and commissioning programs (in the gallery, out of doors, and city-wide) encourage experimentation, discovery, and lively civic discourse, while fostering appreciation for the vital role that artists play in improving our community.

Our 5, 000 square foot space in a former civil-war era furniture factory anchors an affordable housing complex and features a rotating set of thought-provoking exhibitions.  Through our award-winning apprenticeship program, teams of teens from New Haven Public Schools collaborate with professional artists on the creation of artworks and installations. Through our popular City-Wide Open Studios festival, founded and running since 1998, 2 million square feet of underutilized or vacant space have been activated and showcased for the benefit of artists and their supporters.

Our mission is three fold: to catalyze artistic activities; connect contemporary artists, audiences, and resources; and to enrich art experiences and activate art spaces. Please find our strategic plan here.


50 Orange Street
(corner of Orange & Crown)
New Haven, CT 06510

Wednesday / Thursday  12–6
Friday / Saturday 12–6
Sunday / Monday / Tuesday • CLOSED

Artspace is free and open to the public.

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