3S Artspace is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit contemporary arts organization that combines the only midsize, flexible Performance Space of its kind in the area, a large contemporary art Gallery, and a restaurant partner serving as a local hub, ideal as a gathering place for all.

We have full bar service for events taking place in the Performance Space. We offer limited bar service in the Gallery for exhibit openings and select events, and for our Loading Dock Concert Series held outside in the summer.


Find 3S Artspace:
We're located at 319 Vaughan Street, half a mile from the center of downtown Portsmouth, NH, in the city's quickly developing Northern Tier neighborhood.


Tues - Fri: 10am-6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Open later on nights with a show or event!


Public parking is available available throughout the city. 3S is an easy walk from any of the various parking facilities located in downtown Portsmouth, NH. Find parking here. The new Foundry Place Garage located at 100 Foundry Place is the closest garage parking facility.


The Seacoast area is filled with a variety of lodging options, ranging from locally run bed and breakfasts, luxury resorts, to boutique hotels - many of which are within walking distance of 3S. For recommendations on where to stay, please send us an email or call 603-766-3330.

"3S Artspace is a wonderful, magical environment. The employees are welcoming and gracious. It’s the kind of space that encourages meeting new people...the kind of place that invites and encourages future visits, and I will." -Mariantonia Boulay

"It was truly a great experience working with all of you. I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed everyone’s passion and integrity while still maintaining an effortless level of fun!" -Ben Chmura, Designer, Project Runway Contestant, and Project Upcycle Judge


3S Artspace
319 Vaughan St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801


(603) 766-3330