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Upcoming events

    • 15 Nov 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • 3 Jan 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • Mill Gallery, Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI
    Registration is closed

    This year's Holiday Show is excitingly different!

    Winter Show/Silent Auction

    With so many small and mini local holiday exhibitions, this year we’re mixing it up! ALL SIZES*, all mediums,  all priced $200 or below.

    Welcome to the first ever Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Holiday Show/Silent Winter Auction. All PAC Members are encouraged to submit one piece priced at $200 or under.

    Drop-off is Friday November 9th from 4pm-7pm and Saturday November 10th from 10am-12noon. Unless prior arrangements are made, work can only be dropped off at these times. In order to handle dropping off your work more efficiently, we'd appreciate it if you could register your work prior to November 9th using this form.

    The show OPENS November 15, 2018 5:30-7:30. Bids will be accepted from 5:30-7pm and cash, check or credit card accepted. All attendees encouraged to bid. Pieces purchased at opening may be taken with that night. The event is open  to the public, with music and refreshment, and runs through January 3rd, 2019.

    PAC needs members to volunteer as Gallery Sitters. Gallery sitters sign up for 2 hour shifts. Gallery sitting provides quiet time to sketch, read, work on your laptop (you must provide your own mobile hotspot to use the internet), or .... We will need sitters from November 17th through January 3rd. Please contact Jane Bassman at for more information and to volunteer. Gallery shifts are Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm and Saturdays/Sundays from 1:00pm-3:00pm or 3:00pm-5:00pm. You can choose to work 1-5 if you desire.

    Artists of all mediums are encouraged to submit work. A portion of the proceeds (30% of sale) go to supporting PACs yearly operating costs as a volunteer run arts organization based out of Pawtucket, RI.

    PAC SIlent Winter Auction is open to all PAC members - your dues must be current at drop-off time. You can pay your membership fee of $35 at time of drop off (cash, check, or credit card accepted), or online in advance:

    Questions about the Holiday Show should be directed to Victoria Dalpe at

    • 28 Mar 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • 2 May 2019
    • 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 12th year of this highly regarded, juried art exhibition -  the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition. This year’s Juror is Dominic Molon, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the RISD Museum of Art, located on the Rhode Island School of Design campus in Providence, Rhode Island.  Entries will be accepted from January 1st, 2019 through midnight of March 9th, 2019. The opening is March 28th, 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, 2019 through Midnight March 9th, 2019.  

    Digital submissions only. 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. The juror’s full bio, show prospectus, and entry requirements can be found on the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative website: LINK

    Digital submissions link: LINK


    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


    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).

Past events

27 Sep 2018 This Land Is...
17 Jun 2018 Mad Cow Party
6 Mar 2018 Foundation Show

Pawtucket Foundation Show: Call to Artists

The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (PAC) and the Pawtucket Foundation announce the 11th year of the much anticipated and highly regarded, juried art exhibition –  the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition. Entries will be accepted from December 1st, 2017 through March 1st, 2018. The opening is March 22nd, 2018.

Gallery Hours

Starting on September 28th, 2017, gallery hours are: Thursday 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

Gallery Hours: 

Thursdays 5pm to 7pm.

Saturdays and Sundays 1pm to 5pm.

560 Mineral Spring Ave
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860

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