Join us for SoWa Small Business Saturday! This holiday season, support the over 200 independently-owned businesses and local artists that make up the SoWa community.
While you shop, enjoy pop-ups by our friends at Hunters Tea (find them in Galatea Fine Art), The Urban Grape (find them in Ash & Rose), Yummy Mummy Brownies (find them in Lanoue Gallery), and FRSH Florals (find them in Bead and Fiber).
Partake in our "scavenger hunt" to win a $50 gift certificate for brunch at Gaslight Boston or a $100 gift certificate for dinner at Cinquecento! You'll get one entry from every participating business you visit that day.
Read on for a look at the #SmallBusinessSaturday offerings happening up and down Thayer Street!
A fine art gallery founded in 1967, Alpha Gallery represents the work of emerging and established living artists, as well as several artist estates and 20th century American masters. Currently on view through November 29th: Kathy Kissik - America the Beautiful. Mixed media works by SMFA/Tufts graduate Kathy Kissik, exploring our American "monuments" both noble and lowly.
Drop in for polymer clay jewelry-making demonstrations. Studio 217 at 450 Harrison Ave.
Ash & Rose
Easy-chic style for the modern romantic, from designers that are fair trade, eco-friendly, handmade, or made-in-USA. Quality clothes and unique accessories at surprisingly accessible prices, curated by a local mother-daughter team. Take 15% off your in-store purchase, including all clothing, jewelry and accessories, full price AND sale. While you shop, sip on wine by The Urban Grape.
A Street Frames
Our team of artisans is dedicated to the craft of fine art custom picture framing, from handcrafted welded steel frames, brushed and powder-coated aluminum frames, 12 and 23k gold frames, and sustainable solid hardwood frames. We proudly guarantee the work we do. With over 150 profiles in 100 different finishes,our frames are built to last for generations.
Bead and Fiber
Bead + Fiber offers a wide selection of beads, findings and other jewelry making materials and tools, fine yarns, and exciting day and evening classes. Enjoy 15% all yarn and a flower pop-up shop by FRSH Florals.
Enjoy 15% off origional paintings in studio 401B at 450 Harrison Ave.
Debby Krim Photography
Enjoy 20% off “Original Series” of photographs. Find Debby in studios 223a and 222 at 450 Harrison Ave.
diseño | bos - latin inspired interiors
A home decor shop specializing in contemporary art and design from Europe and Latin America. Enjoy discounts from 25- 50% off all in stock merchandise.
Fountain Street, a resource for artists, art-lovers and collectors, is a contemporary gallery that exhibits the artwork of local emerging and mid-career painters, sculptors and photographers. 10% off artwork in the Annex.
Galatea Fine Art
Galatea Fine Art is a large contemporary cooperative art gallery mobilizing the diverse energies of our artists to deepen and enrich our local art community as well as contribute to the contemporary arts discourse. Our members include a wide variety of painters, sculptors, photographers, and mixed media with both established and emerging careers. Enjoy 10% off all artwork. While you shop, sip on hot tea from Hunters Tea.
Goosefish Press is an award-winning letterpress studio featuring greeting cards, gifts, papers, books and other such things you’ll really love. Take a look through new greeting cards and books on display for this year’s holiday season.
Howard Yezerski Gallery
Howard Yezerski Gallery is one of the leading Contemporary Art Galleries in Boston. The gallery's primary focus is on painting and contemporary photography with a mixture of mid-career and emerging artists that are both local and international. Stop in to see a special assortment of smaller works by various artists in our back office as well as two solo exhibitions in our galleries featuring works by Domingo Barreres and Howard Johnson.
InFusion Art Glass
InFusion Art Glass features kiln-formed glass items, all made in the SOWA studio/gallery. Tableware, platters, bowls and place settings that are handmade and kiln-formed, are unique, beautiful items that are also functional. Infusion Art Glass has also developed a unique process that creates imagery of glass, opening new possibilities for glass art. View growing and changing collection of glass art, priced to be affordable to all.
International Poster Gallery
Browse through the International Poster Gallery's* incredible collection of fine original vintage posters from every corner of the globe.
Katherine Downey Miller
Enjoy 15% off her paintings in studio 411a at 450 Harrison Ave.
Lanoue Gallery is commitment to supporting and promoting innovative mid-career and established painters, sculptors, photographers and mixed media artists. We offer collection development and curation, on-site consultation in your home or office, Virtual Previews, international sourcing, custom framing and worldwide shipping. Join us for the final day of mixed media artist, Jane Maxwell’s solo exhibition, “Role Models”. On Small Business Saturday, enjoy dessert from Yummy Mummy Brownies.
Specializing in art for both residential and commercial settings, L'Attitude Gallery features contemporary glass, paintings, sculptures, and more in varying price ranges by a wide spectrum of artists. 15% off selected artworks.
Shop a new line of felted messenger bags in studio 406 at 450 Harrison Ave.
Marjorie Kaye, George Shaw, Anna Gosczcynska, & Christina Chang
Enjoy light refreshment and creations from four distinct artists in studio 324 at 450 Harrison Ave.
Paul Pedulla Paintings
Enjoy 10% off original paintings in studio 314 at 450 Harrison Ave.
Enjoy 15% off original paintings in studio 412 A at 450 Harrison Ave.
*Please note that hours vary between businesses. If you have a specific business in mind, be sure to check their website for hours!