Comparable Spaces

Dozens of proven concepts exist throughout our country. 

 

Arrow is excited to bring this immersive space for art makers and enthusiasts to the heart of our city, for Memphians and visitors to enjoy for decades to come.  

Bok

Philadelphia, PA

An Arrow favorite!

 

- 140 tenants

- 340,000 square foot structure 

- houses artists, makers, entrepreneurs, and non-profits — ranging from fashion designers to filmmakers to glassblowers to architect practices to woodworkers, and even a wholesale bakery

daycare, a hair salon, ESL classes, a tattoo parlor, a coffee shop, a butcher shop, a kombucha producer and an award-winning rooftop bar

 

 

https://www.buildingbok.com/

John C Campbell

Folk School

Brasstown, NC

An Arrow favorite!

 

https://www.folkschool.org/

Penland School of Craft

Penland, NC

An Arrow favorite!

- 1,400 annual attendees

- 14,000 annual visitors

- 12 studios of various mediums

- instructors are visiting artists, not faculty

- 100 summer one and two week total immersion courses

- 7 spring concentrations 8 week courses

- students range from 18 - 80+, beginner to professional

- residency program

- kids camp

- gallery

 

 

https://penland.org/

Torpedo Factory

Alexandria, VA

An Arrow favorite!

 

-Nation's largest number of open artists' studios under one roof (82 studios)

- 500,000 visitors annually

- 7 galleries

- 2 workshops

- Art League School

- Alexandria Archaeology Museum

- Gift Shop

- Cafe

 

http://torpedofactory.org/

Arlington Arts Center

Arlington, VA

- nine exhibition galleries

- working studios for 12 artists

- three classrooms

- exhibitions

- educational programs

 

https://arlingtonartscenter.org/

Plant Street Market

Winter Garden, FL

- 20 vendors featuring natural, organic food and handmade products all inside of one building

- local indoor artisan market

- Open 7 days a week

 

https://www.facebook.com/plantstmarket/

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

Little Rock, AR

- workforce development training

- classes and workshops

- mobile makerspace

 

https://arhub.org/

Weld

Nashville, TN

- natural light studio

- blacklight studio

- meeting rooms

- event space

- office and small teams spaces for creatives

 

 

http://www.weld.co/

Con Artist

New York, NY

- art collective, community, workspace & gallery

-shared venue and studio hosts events, collaborative exhibitions, group projects

- platform for artists to network, gain exposure, and share skills and knowledge with one another

- over 500 creatives from all walks of life

 

https://conartistnyc.com/

Smart Space Studio

New York, NY

- shared studio rentals

 

http://www.smartspacestudios.com/#

MAKE BHM

Birmingham, AL

- studios for members

- storage space for members

- coworking areas

- class offerings

- retail spaces

- a gathering place for people who believe that good design, original ideas, and collaboration are the foundation of the creative community

https://www.makebhm.com/

Canopy

Austin, TX

An Arrow favorite!

 

- 45 small studios

- three galleries

- several creative offices 

- café/coffee shop

- Anchor tenant Big Medium, Austin’s premiere art organization (Texas Biennial, East Austin Studio Tour/West Austin Studio Tour) operates a gallery onsite and helps manage the property

 

 

http://www.canopyaustin.com/

Lowe Mill Arts 

Huntsville, AL

An Arrow favorite!

 

- largest privately owned arts facility in the United States

- 148 working studios for over 200 artists and makers

- 6 galleries

- a theatre

- performance venues

- art after hours

- workshops, classes

- concerts on the dock

http://www.lowemill.net/about/

Memphis Fashion Design Network's Lab

Memphis, TN

An Arrow favorite!

 

- 5 fashion designer studios

- 30 memberships to shared equipment - brothers industrial sewing machines, conference room, dressing rooms

- University of Fashion online program access

- 6 year partner with Memphis College of Art for fashion design classes and in year two of certificate program, graduating 15 a year

- 2019 Memphis Fashion Week raised over $100K for MFDN, the fashion arm of Arrow.

https://www.memphisfashiondesignnetwork.com/

ActivSpace

Seattle, Portland, & Bay Area

-private rentable art studios for creatives

 

http://activspace.com/

KOI Creative Space

White Plains, NY

- coworking space for creatives

- podcast studio

- conference room

- events

https://www.koicreativespace.com/

Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Greenville, SC

- 16 individual art studios

- fellows program

- classes, exhibitions, and opportunities

https://www.artcentergreenville.org/

Maker's Mess

Silver Lake, CA

- community education

- pop up retail space

 

https://www.makersmess.com/new-shop

Fort Houston

Nashville, TN

- woodshop for makers

- events and community classes

 

http://forthouston.com/

KOI Creative Space

White Plains, NY

- coworking space for creatives

- podcast studio

- conference room

- events

https://www.koicreativespace.com/

The Crucible

Oakland, CA

- Artist Studio Rental

- Studio Access Labs

- CREATE (The CRucible’s Expanded Access to Tools & Equipment) program

- Adult Classes

- Youth Classes and Summer Camp

- PreApprentice Program

 

https://www.thecrucible.org/

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