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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  • Multicultural Arts Center

    Cambridge

    As New England's only multicultural arts center, we strive to present dedicated programming reflecting diversity in the arts. Please join... more

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  • Narrowland Gallery

    South Chatham

    We're Chatham's newest gallery. We take pride in exhibiting eclectic, edgy, innovative artists with unique works and uninhibited styles. WINNER!... more

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  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

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  • New Bedford Art Museum

    New Bedford

    Our Mission: The New Bedford Art Museum engages the public in experiencing, understanding and appreciating art. The South Coast is... more

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  • Newburyport Art Association

    Newburyport

    The Newburyport Art Association was founded in 1948. The NAA is dedicated to promoting and exhibiting our members' work, to providing... more

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  • Nickerson Art Gallery

    Chatham

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  • North Adams Open Studios

    North Adams

    North Adams Open Studios opens its doors for you to come celebrate a weekend of art. Open Studios 2013 takes place... more

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  • North River Gallery

    Pembroke

    Non-profit gallery space. Ample parking, Handicap accessible North River Church Gallery is located within North River Community Church 334 Old Oak... more

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  • North Shore Arts Association

    Gloucester

    Gallery of fine art for exhibit and sale. Celebrating its 90th year in 2012. Offering exhibitions, lectures, adult / teen/ children's workshops,... more

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  • North Water Gallery

    Edgartown

    North Water Gallery specializes in contemporary realism with a focus on local subject matter and has been operating at its... more

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  • Old Spouter Gallery

    Nantucket

    Fine Art and Antiques gallery featuring Island painters and sculptors situated in a 1756 house. more

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  • Painting Under the Influence

    North Reading

    Our vision is to engage our customer's participation in a relaxing and fun night out all the while giving back... more

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  • PALETTEWORKS GALLERY/STUDIO

    Orleans

    Palette knife oil paintings by Stephen Roth. Vivid. textured florals, Cape-scapes and Landscapes. Colorful slices of life, that you want (... more

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  • The Parson House Gallery

    Assonet

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  • PAUL WHITE WOODCARVING

    E, Sandwich

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  • Pied Potter Hamelin

    Warren

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  • Powers Gallery

    Acton

    Distinctive fine art and fine framing, all located in a beautifully restored antique home in Acton. Artists from all over... more

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  • Preu Photography

    Brewster

    Fine art scenic and nature photography featuring the beauty of Cape Cod by Mark Preu. Items available include blank photo... more

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  • Renjeau Galleries

    Natick

    Art Gallery featuring a large selection of contemporary and traditional fine art with artists from New England and around the... more

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  • Rice Polak Gallery

    Provincetown

    Provincetown's most comprehensive collection of contemporary art. The gallery's collection includes paintings, pastels, photography, sculpture and installations. Special exhibitions by... more

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