The NEST Arts Factory is a community of artists working in a wide variety of media in a reimagined factory building on the west side of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Open space and a dedicated gallery within the NEST allow both performing and visual artists to share their work with the community. The NEST Arts Factory is a community of artists and musicians working in a wide variety of media in a re-imagined factory building on the west side of Bridgeport, Connecticut. In addition to participating in the annual Bridgeport Art Trail, the nearly 40 artists and musicians of the NEST Arts Factory host Open Studios events for the public seven times per year in March, April, May, September October, November, and December. NEST artists work in a wide variety of media from painting, drawing, and sculpture to photography, fiber, and jewelry, and are delighted to share their work and explain their inspiration and process. NEST musicians play in an array of genres including classic baroque, acoustic folk, latin, alternative rock, and reggae. Located in the heart of the NEST, The NEST Arts Factory Gallery hosts 6 art exhibitions a year, a mix of invitational and juried exhibits, showcasing national, regional, and local established and emerging artists. Open space within the NEST allows both performing and visual artists to share their work with the community. The NEST offers several communal spaces ideal for art workshops, music release parties, art events, and more. Contact us for more information and rates. Ample onsite and street parking is available for all events.
NEST Arts Factory
1720 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Freight elevator available with advance notice