Downtown Manchester is a vibrant community that supports The Arts in all their forms. Take a stroll and view the murals, or take a seat on one of the beautiful ART Benches along Main Street.
Pop into an Art Gallery to view local artwork and purchase pieces from local artisans at various downtown shops.
Enjoy live music hosted at our restaurants or at our outdoor festivals.
Create your own art, or learn a musical instrument.
Check out some of our Art Partners below to learn more!
As a COWORKING, MEETING & GALLERY space, WORK_SPACE is a “triple threat,” offering a hospitable, flexible and stimulating space for individuals and organizations to meet, learn, create and work. Owned and operated by the Town of Manchester, we are... workspacemanchester.com 860-647-6029
The Firestone is an art studio + cafe located in Manchester, CT. Our studio is open to the public for pottery painting, glass fusing, board art and more! Enjoy a cup of coffee and some food while you create. thefirestonect.com 860.661.0075
Sweet Pepper is home to almost 50 different artisans and makers. From fiber arts to candles, soaps to jewelry and more, you can find gifts, décor, and necessities at our friendly, convenient location in Downtown Manchester, CT. facebook.com 860-652-5305
Beller's Music has been servicing the musical needs of the Manchester area since 1954. We offer instrument sales, rentals, repairs and instruction. www.bellersmusic.com 8606492036
Art Gallery and Tattoo Studio featuring local artwork in a variety of exhibitions and custom tattoo artwork by appointment only. Gallery hours 12 - 6 Tues - Sat thatdragonsden.com
RiseUP was founded in 2012 as a youth development and mentoring program aimed at helping youth develop the skills needed to be the catalysts that inspire and uplift their community. We launched RiseUP University as an after-school and weekend... 8608742114
Soup on every stove. Art on every wall. Compassion. Charity. Community. Real progress happens when people dream big, then act on those dreams. Can we really end world hunger and turn everyone into art collectors? Those are certainly big... artfud.org
In Manchester's historic Cheney Hall, Little Theatre presents world-class theatre and performing arts for your entertainment! www.cheneyhall.org (860) 647-9824
Imagine Main Street’s mission is to revitalize the downtown historic district of Manchester, Connecticut through the economic and cultural impetus of the arts. We envision creating a well known arts “Mecca” including performance, galleries,... www.imaginemainstreet.com