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SoWa Art + Design District

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Talent galore!

Spent a leisurely Saturday afternoon strolling through the open studios. Most of the artists were... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Huntsville, Alabama
So Many Different Perspectives

My friends and I had lots of fun walking around the design district during the SoWa Open Market... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Denton, Texas
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17 Sep 2018
“Talent galore!”
15 Aug 2018
“Mostly quiet and expensive”
The SoWa Art + Design District is a vibrant community of artist studios, contemporary art galleries, one-of-a-kind boutiques, design showrooms, and restaurants unified by a passion for creating and curating exceptional artworks, products and...more
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450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2400
South End
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Spent a leisurely Saturday afternoon strolling through the open studios. Most of the artists were in residence. There is a very diverse population of artists. They offer anything from traditional, to modern and eclectic. The prices were a bit high as most explained they were...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

During the week the streets are mostly deserted. The open market is open on the weekends. Prices looked steep for galleries that were open. Not really touristic during the week. No restaurants were open during the day in that area.

Thank Carolina R
Reviewed 27 August 2017

100+artists with 60 galleries and much more. They have a lot of events on the first Friday of each month. We went on a Sat. Enjoyed seeing Debby Krim Arts. She does Art, Jewelry and Photography, very diverse but so many are. Cool place and...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

My friends and I had lots of fun walking around the design district during the SoWa Open Market / Vintage Market. It's fun looking at all the different types and styles of art all in one location.

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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
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