UPDATE: Saturday March 30th to Sunday March 31st 2019

The African American History & Culture Museum Getaway Trip

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Due to the government shutdown the trip to Washington D.C. has been pushed back to  March! We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please contact Tracy at 413-231-4598 if you have any questions.

Balance is due February 12, 2019.


Sunday December 16th

Something Old Something New Exhibit and Holiday Party


Sunday December 9th

Holiday Book Signing Event

Well-Come to Retirement by Patricia Peters Martin and Helene Houston

This event is from 3 PM to 4 PM and each signed book is $15. Please stop by!

Saturday September 8th

Collages And Legacies

Update: current exhibit until the end of November

A few photos from the event taken by Richard W Bulda. Click here to see more.

Sunday August 26th

Journey Through Color
The Works of Dr. Gloria Caballer-Arce

Artist Reception

Sunday, August 26th
3-6 PM
Classical High Condominiums
235 State Street Springfield, MA 01103

Saturday October 13th

Gallery Fundraiser

Saturday, October 13th at 7:30 PM
General Admission (Sold Only At CityStage): $40 - $45
VIP Tickets: $100

Purchase Tickets

Harold Melvin's Bluenotes

Art for the Soul Gallery is excited to announce our first ever scholarship fundraising gala! This October, Harold Melvin's Bluenotes will be performing live at CityStage.

VIP tickets are $100 and can be purchased from any of our board members. VIP guests will be able to meet with the band and enjoy other special privileges such as prime show seating, a photo opportunity with the band, light refreshments, complimentary drink, priority bidding on the silent auction, and free entrance into Smokey Joe's. Doors will open at 6 pm for VIP ticket holders only for the reception. At the end of the performance, head over to Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge for the after party!

Art for the Soul Gallery will award a $500 check to support The Boys & Girls Club Family Center on Acorn Street in Springfield.

The silent auction will include a variety of pieces from various artists featured in the gallery.

For more information, email the gallery or call us at 413-231-4598 or 413-301-6314

Just a few of our items up for auction:

Saturday September 29th

Dindga McCannon's Talk | Mixed Media Presentation | Book Signing

Saturday, September 29th 6-8 PM at Art for the Soul Gallery

Friday September 28th

Dindga McCannon's Talk | Mixed Media Presentation | Book Signing

Friday, September 28th 6-8 PM

Dindga McCannon will be signing "Celebrations" after her talk.

Thursday August 30th

Big Larry Closing Reception

Thursday, August 30th
5-7 PM
Free Admission

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Closing Reception

Saturday, July 7th
Free Admission

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Master Class with Paul Goodnight

Saturday, June 9th
1-5 pm 
$125 includes lunch. $50 deposit due at time of registration. Balance due by June 2, 2018.  Participants need two #2B pencils, 14 X 17" sketch pad and eraser. To register, visit Art for the Soul Gallery or call 413. 301. 6315

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Paulitics: Artist Reception

Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:00-6:00pm
Free & open to the public
235 State Street, Suite 10
Springfield, MA 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Imagination to Application: Artist Reception

Saturday, April 21
Free & open to the public
Art for the Soul Gallery
Tower Square 
1500 Main Street, Springfield, MA 

March 19th [Rescheduled Date]

Monday March 19, 5-7 PM 
Book reading and signing with Lisa Brooks. 


March 2018

Celebrating Women's History Month at Art for the Soul Gallery 
All events are FREE and open to the public. 
Donations will be given to Walking With Our Sisters 

Tuesday March 13, 5-7PM 
Book reading & signing with Lisa Brooks
Author of Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Phillip's War 

Wednesday, March 14, 5-7PM 
Jewelry & art techniques with Gloria Caballer-Arce
Discussion & pop up art show 

Thursday March 15, 5-7 PM 
The art & history of quilting with Susan Duncan
Discussion & pop up exhibit 

Tuesday, March 20, 6-8PM 
Poetry readings & book signings 
Brenda's Child
Lynette Johnson
Mind Evolution
Crystal Senter Brown 

February 10-11, 2018

Come join us on a DC Cultural Getaway! February 10-11, 2018 
Holiday Inn, Gaitherburg, MD-DC 1N 
Bus Departs: 6:00 am from Kohls Department Store 
800 Boston Road, Springfield MA 01119

2 day/1 night Package: 

  • Roundtrip transportation & overnight hotel accommodation
  • Arundel Mills Mall & Maryland Live! 
  • 'All You Can Eat' Dinner Buffet and DJ entertainment 
  • Comedy Show with Belly Busting BET Comedian
  • DJ Dance party with 2 hour premium open bar
  • 'All You Can Eat' Breakfast Buffet 
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture 
    (includes reserved timed admission ticket) 


Discount Price Per Person

  • $269 based on 2 per room 
  • $259 based on 3 per room 
  • $239 based on 4 per room 


Please make check/money orders payable to: Soul Nation Events
$50 deposit requested December 15, 2017
Balance due January 15, 2018 

Space is limited. To book now, contact Tracy at 413-231-4598.
Make your deposit today by credit card at 
Use tripcode: TRA000270 for all payments on this trip.
Cancellation policy applies. See tour conditions. 

Saturday, January 13

December 2017



Saturday December 9

Saturday December 2



Saturday November 18: The Peace Poets



Friday November 17: John Longbow



Thursday November 16: Artist Reception



Saturday November 4th & November 11th



Saturday October 21st & October 28th



Thursday, October 12th, 2017


Thursday, September 28, 2017


Thursday, September 21 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Opening Reception w/ Frank Morrison

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Closing Reception w/ Poncho

Fun With Feathers Workshop
1:30 pm, Art for the Soul Gallery



Pow Wow Encampment & Basket Workshop
Coming to Tower Square in December 




Book Signing of 
Drumming & Dreaming 
3:00 pm Tower Square





Book Signing of 
Journey of a Red Soul 
3:30 pm Tower Square





The Peace Poets
Springfield College 




John Longbow 
Performance & Guitar Building Workshop
6:30pm, Art for the Soul Gallery
$10 Suggested Donation 




Artist Reception featuring Urban Thunder
5-8 pm, Art for the Soul Gallery 
Free admission 



Film Series 
at UMass Center at Springfield 

This May Be The Last Time 
Saturday November 4, 2017  2:00pm

The Spirit of Standing Rock 
Saturday November 11, 2017  2:00 pm



Film Series moderated by Billy Myers
at UMass Center at Springfield 

Pow Wow Highway
Saturday October 21, 2017  2:00pm

The Doctrine of Discovery 
Saturday October 28, 2017  2:00 pm





Exhibit Opens 
Tower Square Location






5pm to 8pm
Tower Square Location
Free. Includes light fare.






Ladies Night 
5pm to 8pm
Tower Square Location
Free. Includes light fare and raffles.






Opening Reception w/ Frank Morrison
5pm to 8pm
Tower Square Location
Free.  Children are encouraged to attend.   





Closing Reception w/ Poncho
5pm - 8pm
Tower Square Location
Free (includes light fare and drinks)


Friday, February 3, 2017



Lunchtime Fashion Show
Tower Square Food Court
12:30pm - 1:00 pm

This event will feature Fashions by Poncho that include wraps, backsacks, ponchos and more!  Sourdue Boutique Express and Something to Talk About will also feature models and fashion. 


Sip & Shop
Tower Square Food Court
6pm - 9pm (7pm Fashion Show)

If you can't make it to the lunchtime fashion show, don't worry...there will be another fashion show at 7 pm.  Sip on drinks and shop from Fashions by Poncho, Sourdue Boutique Express and Something to Talk About. 

Thursday, February 2, 2017



Meet & Greet w/ Poncho
Tower Square

Meet renowned artist, Larry "Poncho" Brown as he kicks off his new collection, Stronger Than Pride, at Art for the Soul Gallery.  Poncho, as well as, Curator, Rosemary Tracy Woods, will give a short presentation about his art.  Light fare and drinks will be served.

Event sponsored by the Association of Black Business and Professionals

Artist Talk & Book Signing
w/ Dean Nimmer

Saturday, January 14, 2016
Tower Square
2 pm to 4 pm

Pictured above:  Dean Nimmer and Rosemary Tracy Woods