Gateway Arts is Turning 50! Art of the Possible: Gateway Arts at 50

Gateway Arts is Turning 50!

Celebrating 50 Years

Transforming Lives Through Careers in Art for People with Disabilities

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Careers in Art for People with Disabilities

Gateway Arts, a Vinfen service, provides professional development for adults with disabilities who have talent in fine art and hand crafts. Artists pursue unique and individualized careers, learn and develop new skills with the support of a professional staff of artists, and receive local and international recognition through Gateway Arts’ onsite and online store and gallery.

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Main Studio

The Main Studio at Gateway Arts supports artistically talented adults with primarily developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, intellectual, and other disabilities.

Studio A

Studio A provides ongoing professional support for artistically talented adults with psychiatric disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and traumatic brain injuries.

Community Integration

Gateway Arts is dedicated to strengthening the connections and integration of our artists to the Boston community and art world.

Information for Artists, Families, and the Public

  • We are open.  For information about our COVID-19 response, click here.
  • The Studios are currently open to Gateway Arts staff and artists only.
  • If you are an artist or family member of an artist who wishes to work in the studios please contact Ted Lampe at or 617-734-1577 x10
  • For all other inquiries, please email
  • The Gateway Arts Store and Gallery is open for walk in customers.

Gateway Arts is a program of Vinfen. To learn more about Vinfen, and for more resources related to COVID-19, visit

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