Art Up Front Street Studios & Gallery
Regular hours Tuesday thru Saturday 11-5.
Additional hours for our special events
"Pop-up" hours occasionally on off days.
If the flags are out... we are in!
8 studios with a street-side gallery.
An amazing 2500 sq. ft. space filled with local artists' paintings, abstract art, digital illustration, jewelry, photography, watercolor, assemblage, metal and wire industrial quilts. (We look small from the front, but our building is 100 feet deep.)
Our location is just minutes by car from Portsmouth, NH and Newburyport, MA. We are an hour from Boston (which makes a great day trip for Exeter shopping, local restaurants, and plenty of things to do.)
Fine art for sale. Artist exhibits. Color. Open Studios. Community events. Garden events. Located in uptown Exeter.
120 Front Street Exeter NH 03833
Artsy Barsi studio #1 interior
Art Up Front Street is Exeter's first collective of working artists' studios with a street-side gallery. We are painters, designers, assemblage artists, photographers, digital artists, adornment makers, and creatives.
We make art... and we exhibit & sell art from our fabulous 2500 square foot art-space. We organize events, figure drawing nights, classes, workshops and demos.
2 large events each year:
FALL OPEN STUDIOS the first weekend in November,
2 days, Saturday - Sunday 10-4 each day.
SPRING OPEN STUDIOS, the first weekend in MAY,
2 days, Saturday - Sunday 10-4 each day
FREE PARKING on-street (as well as off-street in the left side rear lot).
PLUS an outdoor garden which hosts fabulous fresh air art events.
Take a peek inside a working studio ...
Artist, Deb Wheeler-Bean in studio #4
We were featured December 7, 2020, WMUR TV Channel 9.
Thank you NH Chronicle for all you do for our state and communities.
A quick trip off 95 ~ just south of Portsmouth and north of Newburyport ~ only 53 miles north of Boston.
Only a few blocks from the DownEaster Train, we are in a walkable neighborhood with quaint streets and charming local businesses:
Enna Chocolate, Exeter Bowling Lanes (candle pin bowling - yes, really! - plus outdoor beer garden), Charlie's Ice Cream, Lux Hair Studio, Cam's Antiques and My Girlfriend's Boutique Vintage (check google for hours - we think they are open Friday and Saturday), Exeter Pilates, Supreme Pizza and Seafood, Fresh Fish Daley, and Dodge's Agway (you can get birdseed for your feathered friends).
OPEN STUDIOS (all studio artists plus special guests)
2021 | November 6 & 7 | 2 days Saturday & Sunday | 10 am - 4 pm
2022 | May 1 & 2 | 2 days Saturday & Sunday | 10 am - 4 pm