Art on Avenue of the States
The mission of Art on Avenue of the States is to bring the community together in a welcoming atmosphere to experience the visual and performing arts.

The gallery, located in Chester, PA, is run by artists, for artists. The focus of the gallery is to create a space for local, regional and guest artists to exhibit and sell their works.The gallery is an educational as well as entertainment venue for the community to engage in the diverse media of the art world, as well as to participate in the gallery's many workshops and performances.

To our artists: it's annual membership time! To renew (or become a member if you're not already), contact Linda for a prospectus at, and send with your fee. Membership entitles you to $5 off entry fee for shows and 5 images on our website's membership gallery.

Current Exhibitions:

Made In Chester (hosted by Devon Walls of The Artist Warehouse)
Opening on March 20th, 6:00-9:00pm. Shows runs thru April 3rd. All artwork and artisan pieces are crafted by Chester area artists.

Art at Harrah's Casino is up! Eighteen artworks from various area artists are located in the casino lobby. Find us on Etsy to view works, and make a purchase!

Upcoming Exhibitions:

Now announcing our 3rd Annual Student Art Show for youth in grades K-12! Download the entry form by clicking on "Prospectus" link on the menu of this website .
Teachers and Students, please email for info.
Delivery: Saturday April 4th, 11am – 2pm or Tuesday, April 7th, 11am – 2pm
Opening Reception/Awarding of Prizes for Elementary/Middle School and High School Students: Friday, April 10th, 5- 8pm
Prize Sponsors: Widener University, RCWA, Andrea's Attic, AOAS Board Members

Family/Youth Art Education at J. Lewis Crozer Library (hosted by AOAS Artists):

Date: Thursday, March 19
Instructor: Catherine Quillman
Location: J. Lewis Crozer Library.
Class is open to youth AND adults- contact for details or to register

Atelier/Life Drawing from Live Model for Artists:

Friday, April 17, 10:30am-1:30pm
Draw/Paint from the live model. $12 includes model fee and beverages. BYO art supplies and lunch. Space is limited, so RSVP to Olga Neilsen (moderator) at or Parking in adjacent lot.

Adult Art Education at our gallery:

"Find Your Inner Artist" Painting Parties (Adults only) hosted by AOAS and The Artist Warehouse
Thursday, April 2, 6:30-8:30pm (Instructor: Steve Bullock)
Thursday, May 14, 6:30-8:30pm (Instructor: Jessica Barber)
Location: AOAS Gallery
$25 Per Person
Includes Canvas/Art Supplies
Wine/Drinks & Food

Private Art Classes/Painting Parties for local groups by appointment. Contact for details.

We also rent out our space! Contact to discuss pricing to reserve our venue for your next event. The "Back Avenue Gallery" is available for monthly solo shows.