Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 7 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • 26 Dec 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • Mill Gallery, Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI

    PAC is giving back! For this year’s winter auction we’ve also decided, as a thank you to our members, to forego taking a gallery commission.

    All art sales go 100% to the artist!

    PAC has an amazing group of talented and loyal members and we want to support them! This year the works can be any size, any medium, but all with a starting price of $200 or below. Please join us for the silent auction opening on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 from 5:30-7:30. Bids will be accepted from 5:30-7 pm and you may take purchased artwork with you right off the walls the night of the opening! LIve music and refreshments will be provided. Open to public. Cash, credit, and checks will be accepted. The show runs through Sunday, December 29, 2019. 

    This is a member’s only show. Not a member? No problem join here now: https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/Join-or-Renew


    • Friday 11/1/19 4-7pm 
    • Saturday 11/2/19 10-12pm 
    • Art Install Saturday 11/2 3-5pm 

    We encourage you to pre-register your pieces to save time and get them onto the online store! Have your work ready? Pre-register here: https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/event-3566733

    All active members are invited to drop off up to 2 pieces of artwork priced at $200 or less. (Buyers will be encouraged to bid in $5 increments starting at your minimum price, so price competitively!) 

    Our usual hanging/installation rules apply, please look over those here:  https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/Exhibition-Policy-And-Framing-Guidelines

    PAC Gallery is located at 560 Mineral Spring Avenue in Pawtucket. Our main entrance is at the front of the building facing the street in between Mixed Magic Theater and Miss Lorraine Diner (which hopefully be open by Thanksgiving). Parking is limited at this entrance, but there is access to a ramp and a garage bay for larger pieces and persons with difficulty with stairs. For all others, we recommend parking along the side of the building facing Save A Lot grocery store which has a sculpture garden in the back. There is a side entrance with a PAC sign. Go up one flight of stairs and take a left on the 1st floor, we are at the end of the hall and there will be signs. 

    *For those unable to make the opening, the art will be on view and for sale through Sunday, December 29, 2019. In the gallery and through our online store. 

    *PAC will also be participating in the Craft and Kitsch show again and all work will be for sale right off the walls there too!. To find out more about Craft and Kitsch, visit https://www.craftandkitsch.com/

    Any questions regarding membership or installation? membershippac@gmail.com

    Any questions regarding the show? volunteerpawtucketartsc@gmail.com

    Interested in helping with installation? bradley.bailey@sbcglobal.net

    Interested in being a gallery sitter? davidaschiffer@mac.com

    • 12 Mar 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 7 May 2020
    • 7:30 PM
    • Mill Gallery, Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI


    Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and Pawtucket Foundation to host

    12th Annual Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition

    The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and the Pawtucket Foundation announce the 13th year of this highly regarded, juried art exhibition -  the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition. This year’s Juror is   Entries will be accepted from January 1st, 2020 through midnight of February 15th. PLEASE NOTE THE SHORTENED ENTRY PERIOD. The opening is March 12th, 2019.


    Open to all artists, in all media, 2-D and 3-D. Juror is Dominic Molon.

    $1000 Pawtucket Foundation Prize and $250 PAC Prize awarded at the opening.


    January 1st, 2020 through 11:59pm February 15th.PLEASE NOTE THE SHORTENED SUBMISSION PERIOD. 

    Digital submissions only. NOTE: Only JPGs are accepted. Max submission 2 pieces, submission fee for PAC Members $15 for one piece, $20 for two. Non PAC Members $18 for one piece, $23 for two. Entry requirements can be found on the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative website here: Checks are no longer accepted-your entry fee MUST be paid by credit card via Wild Apricot Payments AND your photos must also be uploaded by 11:59pm. No late entries accepted.

    To enter the show, please click here: You will receive an email with instructions on where to upload photos once your entry is complete.


    The Pawtucket Foundation represents the business and not-for-profit sector as an advocate and catalyst for downtown, riverfront, and transportation gateway enhancements within the City of Pawtucket. As civic entrepreneurs, the Pawtucket Foundation fosters a vision of the community's future by mobilizing and coordinating research, information, talent, and resources to positively impact the City.www.pawtucketfoundation.org


    The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is a member-driven, fully volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing the highest level of the arts for the community and its artists by creating awareness, education, and involvement with our members and the public-at-large.



    Dominic Molon is the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the RISD Museum (Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design).  He previously served as the Chief Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) St. Louis (2010-2013) and as Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago (1994-2010).  Molon has organized exhibitions of such prominent living artists as Martin Boyce (2015), Sharon Lockhart (2001), Susan Philipsz (2011), Wolfgang Tillmans (2006), and Gillian Wearing (2002).  He has also curated numerous thematic exhibitions including “Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967” (2007) and “Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside-Out.” Recent and forthcoming projects include the major exhibition of the RISD Museum’s contemporary collection titled “The Phantom of Liberty,” the video program “Bona Drag:  An Incomplete History of Drag and Cross-Gender Performance in Film and Video Art,” and collection-based projects with Nicole Eisenman, Simone Leigh, and Adam Pendleton as part of the larger “Raid the Icebox Now” exhibition initiative (2019-2020).

Gallery Hours

Starting on March 28th, 2019, gallery hours are: Thursday/Friday 5:30 – 7:30 pm Saturday/Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 pm


Please support the sponsors that support us:

PAC thanks the City of Pawtucket for the generous Arts Organizational Grant

 PAC Mill Gallery:

560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860 Mailing address: Pawtucket Arts Collaborative PO Box # 966 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862

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