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 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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  • Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center

    Southampton

    Local and international photography art exhibits. Nature,photojournalism, travel, and 1960s Rock 'N Roll images. more

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  • Robert Klein Gallery

    Boston

    The Robert Klein Gallery was established in 1980 and ranks among the world's most prestigious showrooms of fine art photography. The... more

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  • Rock Harbor Gallery

    Orleans

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  • Ruddeforth Gallery

    Brewster

    The Gallery features the oil, pastel and watercolor paintings of Debra Ruddeforth and the color and black and white photographs... more

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  • Sage Art Gallery

    Haverhill

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  • Saltworks Fine Art

    Orleans

    Fine art gallery of six award winning artists local to Cape Cod. Oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel paintings as well... more

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  • Salty Duck Pottery

    Wellfleet

    Functional stoneware pottery and Handmade tiles made on the premises, overlooking a beautiful tidal marsh in downtown Welllfleet, MA. 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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  • Scargo Pottery & Art Gallery

    Dennis

    Scargo Pottery was opened in the summer of 1952. The gallery and studio that stand today represent a kind of work... more

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  • The Schoolhouse Gallery

    Provincetown

    Provincetown's premier fine art gallery for painting, photography and works on paper. more

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  • Sea Glass Art

    Pocasset

    Recycled wooden windows & doors from Cape Cod houses/barns, then adding shells, sea glass, rocks, seaweed, etc, from the... more

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  • Side Street Gallery

    Gloucester

    Indulge yourself in contemporary, folk, fine art, and craft. In addition to displaying distinctive works in a wide range of... more

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  • The Society of Arts and Crafts

    Boston

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