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September 17 and 18, 2016




XOS 2015 was a great success. Click here to view the Providence Journal photo coverage of the event.

On September 26 and 27, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm more than 40 artists in three historic mills in the Exchange Street neighborhood of Pawtucket, Rhode Island will open their studios to the public during the city's celebration of the arts, the 17th Annual Pawtucket Arts Festival.

Easy to get to, XOS is located only 500 yards from Exit 29, I-95 at the RI/MA border. Then just follow the signs. The event is free and open to the public. All buildings are within steps of each other, there is ample parking, and music and food trucks will be on site.

Riverfront Lofts, 10 Exchange Court
Blackstone Studios, 163 Exchange Street
Mad Dog Studios, 65 Blackstone Avenue



Visitors have the opportunity to:

* View artwork and chat artists.
* Watch demos of creative processes.
* Purchase art directly from the artists tax-free.
* Enjoy other Pawtucket Art Festival events in the area
* Discover Pawtucket, home of Slater Mill and the American Industrial Revolution


NEW THIS YEAR on Sunday, September 27 from 11:30 to 3:30, Riverfront Lofts

Watch a demonstration of the printing of HUGE woodcut prints by Lyell Castonquay and other printmakers. And you may join in the fun of printing them!

BIG INK at XOS 2015



Visit Arts Marketplace: Pawtucket at the Pawtucket Armory Art Center, 172 Exchange Street. A show and sale of fine art and crafts by 50 regional artists.


17th Annual Pawtucket Arts Festival, August 28 - September 27. Lots of visual and performing arts events throughout the city over four weekends.  

Exchange Street Open Studios is organized by XOS Plus, a non-profit 501 c(3) corporation dedicated to educating and developing an appreciation of the arts in the Pawtucket community.

All rights reserved Exchange Street Open Studios Plus 2013