PAYG Membership Open!

PAYG MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN! Our other membership options are unavailable; we are in the middle of planning some BIG things for the future of this program. A new membership model will start in Spring or Summer of 2022.  What is PAYG? PAYG, or, Pay As You Go, is exactly as it sounds. You pay for […]

A belated celebration of “A Seat at the Table”

By Narvan Hilliard “We are a bit belated in celebrating this exhibition here on our blog, but we want to thank Hannah Liongoren and all of the participating artists for the immense amount of work they did to make this incredible show happen. The exhibition was installed in our resident gallery here at AS220 during […]

Membership Closed

We know this is disappointing news. It took so long for the Industries to reopen to the public. When we were able to open our membership up this past June, we had a large influx of folx join us! It has been so exciting to meet new local creatives and reconnect with longtime members, building […]


We’re SO EXCITED to announce that the AS220 Industries is back open to the public! In-person workshops have returned and we are accepting new members to join our community and use our amazing resources! Please note that masks are required in our Industries spaces regardless of vaccination status.  If you are interested in becoming a […]
New Project

Murmurations Community Tarot Deck Project

We are thrilled to announce an incredible collaborative fundraising effort by our artist community … all in support of AS220!  Over 80 artists with deep connections to AS220 from all around the city, the country and the world have come together to reimagine one card each from the tarot. Every card is a unique piece […]

Regular Programs Suspended through May & Covid Relief Projects

In alignment with AS220’s organizational decision, the Industries has extended the suspension of all public hours, key access, and educational programming through the month of May. This includes all workshops, orientations, and trainings, which will be rescheduled as soon as possible. We would like to extend our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this presents to […]

COVID-19 Update – No Public Access

Due to increasing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, we have made the decision to close the Industries to the public effective immediately and until further notice. Workshops through April (for now) will be rescheduled to a later date. For more information or to request a refund contact our Education Manager, funmi: Current members, […]

New Membership Applications on hold until Feb 15

WE ARE TAKING A SHORT BREAK! AS220 Industries is temporarily putting a hold on processing new member applications due to staffing changes. Current members will continue to have access to the workspaces as well as all of their membership privileges and benefits. No new membership agreements will be processed February 15th, 2020. This hold on new […]

Booking System – Beta Launch

Dear Members, The beta version of the new Booked system is up and running. You will need to use your old email and password to get into the system. If you run into issues first try the “I forgot my password” link on the front page. LOGIN ISSUES You can email with your login issues and we […]
Carlos De LaRosa

Carlos De LaRosa, 2019 “Find Life’s Surprises” Awardee

  On August 6, AS220 Youth alum Carlos De La Rosa was presented with the William K. Daby “Find Life’s Surprises” Award. Presented by Dot Daby, wife of the late William K. Daby, this scholarship award is presented to an emerging photographer from the AS220 Youth community each year to support their passion for photography, […]
Uncommon Ground Print Portfolio by AS220 Industries Members

Print portfolio produced at AS220 Industries on view at Sprout CoWorking.

PROVIDENCE, RI (August 2019) — AS220 Industries and its members are excited to present {Un]Common Ground at Sprout CoWorking on Thursday, August 15th.  {Un]Common Ground is a print exchange portfolio exhibition created by twenty members of the AS220 Industries, AS220’s collection of community workspaces and resources for digital fabrication, printmaking and media arts, located in […]

Investigations in Digital Media: Friday August 2, 5-7:30pm

AS220 Resident Gallery Opening  Friday August 2 5-7:30 pm   Investigations in Digital Media featuring: “DoubleBind” by Jessica Thompson “Sort of Like This” by Laura Splan “Junie & theHutFriends” by Lauren Valley Schedule of Events 5 pm:  Refreshments in Resident Gallery 6 pm:  Artist talks @ AS220 Industries, Media Arts Room 206 7 pm:  Closing reception in Resident […]

Welcoming AS220 2018-2019 Digital Arts Fellows!

Saturday July 27, 2-5pm:  Digital World Building in Adobe After Effects. This workshop will lead participants through the process of building, lighting, and manipulating a custom-built world within After Effects. Participants will gain experience manipulating images and objects layers, animating light sources, and generating impossible camera angles within After Effects. Tuesday July 30, 3-6pm:  Double Bind Walking Tour.   A […]

Drink+Ink: July 2019

  Join us at the AS220 Industries on Thursday, July 18th featuring Artist-in-Residence and Emerging Member Madison Emond! Get an easy hands-on introduction to processes likeof silkscreen, photo-etching, offset printing, cyanotype and letterpress printing all while enjoying complimentary beverages from our friends and partners at Bottles Fine Wine. Print exclusive designs on a variety of mediums – paper, tote bags, […]

AS220 Industries closed for public hours Saturday June 20 and Weds July 4

AS220 Industries will be closed to the public this Sunday June 30. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will also be closed Thursday July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July. Key member access during closed times: We are closed to the public but will be open for for key member access only. Although, […]

July Workshops at AS220 Industries

Fab Lab Get trained up to use the CNC router, lasercutter, and 3D printers, learn to solder, explore new workshops in DIY electronics and P5JS Intro to Laser and Vinyl Cutter Tuesday July 9 + 16, 6-9pm Learn how to lasercut wood, plastics, papers or textiles on the Epilog Mini AND learn how to use the […]

April 17 Providence Geek Dinner

PVD Geek Dinner featuring Thorne Sparkman (Slater Technology Fund) Wednesday, April 17 5-8pm AS220, 115 Empire Street FREE ADMISSION Providence College and Smith Hill photo by RunawayJim on Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) At the April 17 Providence Geeks, Thorne Sparkman from the Slater Technology Fund will be presenting a talk titled It’s All Geek to Me: Evaluating Tech Through the Eyes […]
Member Spotlight

Member April Shout Out!

April’s Member Spotlight features ,embers are exhibiting artworks and projects at the AS220 Galleries, World’s Fair Gallery, Trade  Pop Up and Providence United Way. All AS220 Galleries exhibitions will run from APRIL 6 – 27, 2019: Opening reception Saturday, April 6th, 5-7 p.m. AS220 Galleries include the Reading Room, the AS220 Project Space, the Resident Gallery […]

April Workshops at AS220 Industries

Fab Lab Get trained up to use the CNC router, lasercutter, and 3D printers, learn to solder, explore new workshops in DIY electronics and P5JS Intro to Arduino Sunday April 7 + 14, 2-5pm Arduino is an open source platform designed to help artists, educators, and designers develop affordable prototypes for interactive design.  If you’ve never […]

In Memory of Matthew Underwood

Last weekend we received sad news of the passing of Matthew Underwood, a much-beloved member of Providence’s creative community. Matt was involved with AS220 for many years, and was one of those special people who participated to the fullest. He was a multimedia artist who performed on our stages – all of them: the Main […]
Drink and Ink

Drink+Ink 2019 Artists in Residence Announced

AS220 Industries’ Community Printshop To Host 3 Events in 2019. PROVIDENCE, RI (March 2019) — AS220 Industries is thrilled to announce the Artists in Residence for the 2019 Drink+Ink season. This year’s Artists in Residence (AIR) are Allison Bianco [April], Madison Emond [July], and Kate Aitchison [September]. As part of our ongoing seasonal Drink+Ink series, […]