Help AS220 provide another 33 years of radical access to the arts, the impact of which ripples throughout the City of Providence, the state, the country, and the world!
AS220’s Empire Street complex is Providence’s essential generative space downtown. No other single building contains as much varied and dynamic arts and cultural programming as Empire Street, a vibrant hub that houses:
AS220’s Main Gallery which provides an unjuried, uncensored, all-ages forum for artists, and extends the opportunity to exhibit original creative work to every resident of Rhode Island.
Paul Krot Community Darkroom — one of the only publicly accessible darkrooms in New England.
The Black Box Theatre and Psychic Readings performance space, which host a wide range of themes and content, from traditional theatre to experimental performance art, dance, and interdisciplinary work.
AS220’s Main Stage, a 200 capacity performance venue that often hosts as many as ten events a week.
AS220’s Dance Studio hosts regular affordable dance, yoga, and fitness classes.
AS220 Foo(d) and The Bar at AS220, which help create Empire Street’s welcoming and lively community atmosphere.
AS220 Youth, a nationally recognized, award-winning after-school educational program and creative incubator for young people, ages 14-21, many of whom are at- and beyond-risk.
11 low-income residential spaces for artists, all of which are designated affordable housing, and one artist work studio.