Culture Connect Featured Event

The Franklin Street Works galleries transform into a contemporary art pop-up shop for their first fundraiser!
Ticket Price: Regular admission: $35.00 members and students: $25.00
For Tickets, Contact: Venue

 In celebration of its two-year anniversary, Franklin Street Works is hosting its first fundraiser party on Saturday, November 23rd from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

The fundraiser will highlight the collaborations in contemporary art, urban planning, publishing, new media and other fields that have made the space a leading cultural destination in the region. Art Shop! The Show will provide the backdrop to the fundraiser and is on view from November 2 – December 1, 2013.

The galleries will be transformed into a colorful pop up shop offering hundreds of new and existing multiples made by artists the space has partnered with in its first two years.

Everything in the shop will be for sale the day of the party.  All proceeds will benefit Franklin Street Works.

Event tickets are $35.00 and are discounted for members and students at $25.00. The party and sale will diversify and grow Franklin Street Works’ funding base in support of the not-for-profit’s unique contemporary art exhibitions and programming!

Many of the items in Art Shop! are being made especially for the event.  This is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to purchase affordable items by artists who have exhibited at major galleries and museums across the globe.

The shop will offer zines, videos, calendars, glasses, buttons, artist books and more! The artworks will be available for purchase the night of the party at sale prices starting at $3.00, giving everyone will have a chance to take something home. The event will also include curated music playlists, video projections, food selections from local restaurants, and wine and beer.

 Participating artists include: Michael Asbill, Trisha Baga, Matthew Buckingham, Francis Cape, Holly Danger, Christopher DeLaurenti, Simon Draper, Matt Ducklo, Stuart Elster, Lindsey Eskind, Kent Evans, Bethany Francher, Flint Public Art Project, Flower Tour, T Foley, Marley Freeman, Ben Goddard, Ilana Halperin, Veronica Hryn, Jared Haug, Rachel Higgins, Ann Hirsch, Dana Hoey, David Horvitz, Tehcing Hsieh, Hudson Valley Seed Library, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Renee Kahn, Tara Kelton, Karston Krejcarek and Seth Kelly, Emily Larned, Mads Lynnerup, NPeaches, Jeff Ostergren, Andrea Reynosa, Emily Roz and Carmelle Safdie, Joshua Seidner, Trevor Shimizu, Brooke Singer and Ricardo Miranda, Gordon Skinner, Stephen Sollins, Rbt. Sps., Second Front, Brent Stewart, Penelope Umbrico, Siebren Versteeg, Linda Weintraub, Grant Worth, Helen Zajowski, Dzmitry Zhykh.

To purchase tickets for the fundraiser party please visit their Eventbrite page: or visit the “Get Involved” page on Franklin Street Works’ website:

You can also buy tickets at the Franklin Street Works café and at the door the night of the fundraiser. 

Venue Information
Franklin Street Works
41 Franklin Street
, CT
1 203-595-5211
Presenting Organization
Franklin Street Works
1 203-595-5211