Massachusetts’ art and craft galleries are as eclectic as the art itself. Boston’s SOWA district (South of Washington Street) is packed with galleries, artist studios, restaurants, and cafes. Catch the buzz at SOWA’s First Fridays when dozens of galleries swing open their doors.

The Massachusetts College of Art & Design is the nation’s first independent public art school. MassArt’s seven gallery spaces showcase work by internationally acclaimed artists and designers as well as emerging artists. The galleries also routinely feature work by MassArt students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

 MCLA Gallery 51, run by the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists. Just down the street, of course, is the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Located on the campus of Phillips Academy, the Addison Gallery of American Art presents approximately twelve shows a year, both from its extensive collection of American art, and major traveling exhibitions.

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  • The Christina Gallery

    Edgartown

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  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst

    Amherst

    Societies throughout history have generated scholars, artists, writers and thinkers who have raised fundamental questions to better understand and express... more

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  • Flying Pig Pottery

    Woods Hole

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  • Forbes Library

    Northampton

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  • Galerie d'Orsay

    Boston

    Original works by Old Master, Impressionist and Modern artists including Rembrandt, Renoir, L'Hermitte, Pissarro, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Chagall... more

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  • Grand Circle Gallery

    Boston

    Grand Circle Gallery offers travel-themed exhibits featuring vintage travel posters. The extensive poster collection focuses on the "Golden Age... more

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  • Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

    East Sandwich

    Green Briar offers natural history classes for all ages, changing art exhibitions, live animal exhibits, a wildflower garden and nature... more

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  • Julesplace - Art Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery representing 75 mid-career contemporary artists from across United States. Specialized in residential and corporate art consulting. Serving greater Boston... more

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  • The Little Beach Gallery

    Hyannis

    Art gallery and gift shop featuring the works of over 40 local Cape Cod artist, all inspired by the beach and... more

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  • Rock Harbor Gallery

    Orleans

    Gallery/Studio Fine Art Original Watercolors Classes Giclee Fine Art Prints Commissions more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... more

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  • Scituate Harbor

    Scituate

    Scituate Harbor is the "Heart" of Scituate with shopping, dining, entertainment, services, fishing and boating! First Friday Nights... more

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  • Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

    Pelham, Hadley, Northfield, Florence, Greenfield, Shelburne Falls

    A self-guided driving tour of nine award winning pottery studios in western Massachusetts. more

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  • Berkshire Art Gallery

    Great Barrington

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  • Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe

    Newburyport

    Chococoa Baking Company is an artisanal baker of The Whoopie. A smaller, richer, triple chocolate version of the childhood treat.... more

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  • Debra M. Gaines Fine Art

    Edgartown

    Debra M. Gaines Fine Art Gallery Features Land and Seascape Photography, Encaustic Paintings, Pastel Paintings and Limited Edition Prints of... more

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  • Doll E. Daze Project & Museum Inc;

    Mansfield

    The National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture is the only museum in the country who teaches black history &... more

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  • Featherstone Center for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Featherstone is a community arts center on Martha' s Vineyard which provides excellent year-round arts programs for Vineyarders and visitors... more

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  • Fire Opal

    Brookline

    Contemporary American Craft showcasing over 150 artist. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber, wood and metal. more

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  • Galeria Cubana

    Boston

    Art gallery showcasing paintings, prints and drawings by artists living in Cuba. more

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