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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    Newbury Street

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    Boston Children's Museum

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    Museum of African American History

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    International Poster Gallery

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    The Shop at The Mary Baker Eddy Library

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    SOWA Artist Guild

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Alpha Gallery

    Boston

    Fine art gallery specializing in contemporary art and 20th century masters more

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  • Axelle Fine Arts

    Boston

    Axelle Fine Arts Galerie was established in 1993 in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. In addition to this original... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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  • Barbara Krakow Gallery

    Boston

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, established in 1963, shows Minimal and Conceptually-based art in all media, with regular exhibitions from September through July 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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  • BSA Space

    Boston

    BSA Space hosts exhibits on design and architecture, architectural cruises and walking tours, and other programs and events that foster... more

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  • Copley Society of Art

    Boston

    The Copley Society of Art is a non-profit organization committed to the advancement, enjoyment, and the promotion of its member... more

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  • Fort Point Arts Community - Art at 12, Made in Fort Point

    Boston

    Art at 12 and Made in Fort Point, our newest gallery, store and events space is open at 12 Farnsworth Street in... more

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  • Fort Point Arts Community Gallery

    Boston

    The FPAC Gallery at 300 Summer Street, is a venue for all visual media, which presents eight exhibitions each year, with... more

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