A family and the child's artwork


Gardner Area League of Artists: WATER
January 12, 2022 – February 6, 2022
The Parker School: Talking Faces: Portraiture as Social Commentary in the United States
February 9, 2022 – March 6, 2022

Fitchburg High School

March 9, 2022 – April 10, 2022

Material Girls Quilt Guild
April 13, 2022 – May 8, 2022

A Celebration of Student Artwork from McKay Arts Academy
May 11, 2022 – June 5, 2022


The Community Gallery at the Fitchburg Art Museum is a display space for the exhibition of works of art from programs sponsored by non-profit or non-commercial schools, community organizations, and artist groups from Fitchburg, Leominster, and the larger Central Massachusetts region. FAM is dedicated to serving, enriching, and celebrating the arts, culture, and education in our local communities. The Community Gallery is supported by a generous gift from Dr. Roderick and Donna Lewin.

The Community Gallery is located on the first floor of FAM’s Harlan K. and Elsie D. Simonds Building, and includes 80 running feet of exhibition space. When necessary, Community Gallery exhibitions may extend into the Simonds Building Lobby to accommodate the display of large works of art.

Most exhibitions last for three and a half weeks. Due to the number of groups interested in exhibiting, groups are allowed to participate every other year.

We encourage interested groups to submit a proposal for an exhibition. Please review our Guidelines and fill out the Proposal Form, both of which can be found below.

We are currently scheduling for late 2021 through the following year. We do keep a waitlist for groups who wish to display earlier than our available time periods. If you chose to be on the waitlist, you will be contacted in the event of a cancelation, with a short time period for preparation before installation. Please check the “waitlist” box while filling out your Proposal Form.

To submit your form, or if you have any questions, please contact Susan Diachisin, Director of Education, by email at:

Paper submissions should be sent to:
ATTN: Education Department
Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm St.
Fitchburg MA 01420

Proposal Form
Floor Plan


  • Oakmont High School National Art Honors Society
  • Good Press Printmakers
  • The Opioid Project
  • Arc of Opportunity
  • The Material Girls Quilt Guild of Central MA
  • McKay Arts Academy
  • Applewild School
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Blue Ribbon Winners, Leominster Art Association
  • No Evil Project
  • #IGCentralMass
  • Fitchburg High School
  • Francis Parker School
  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
  • Centro
  • LUK Inc.


Wednesday – Friday 12pm – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am – 5pm
1st Thursday of the month 12pm – 7pm



Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978.345.4207


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