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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    SoWa Open Market

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    Diablo Glass School

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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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  • Kingston Gallery

    Boston

    Welcome to Kingston Gallery, an artist-run alternative space founded in 1982. The gallery is committed to showing the work of emerging... more

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  • Boston Sculptors Gallery

    Boston

    Boston Sculptors Gallery hosts two concurrent solo shows every month presenting the works of it 34 members through a two-year cycle... 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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  • Howard Yezerski Gallery

    Boston

    Contemporary Art Gallery in Boston's South End more

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  • Laconia Gallery

    Boston

    Laconia Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the South End and the wider Boston area by... more

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  • Samson

    Boston's Historic South End

    Samson creates and presents programs that explore the diversity of cultures and voices that continually shape contemporary art and ideas... more

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  • Soprafina Gallery

    Boston

    Current exhibition: Lost Collection - New Paintings by Dmitri Cavander. more

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