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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  • ArcWorks Community Art Center +
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    ArcWorks Community Art Center

    Peabody

  • Aries East Gallery +
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    Aries East Gallery

    Brewster

  • Artist Exposure Gallery +
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    Artist Exposure Gallery

    Plymouth

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    The Clock Tower Gallery

    Winthrop

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    DeLouise Studio

    Rockport

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    Dzian Gallery

    Natick

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    Easthampton

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    Essex Art Center

    Lawrence

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    Fusco & Four Ventures

    Boston

  • The Gallery at Tree's Place +
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    The Gallery at Tree's Place

    Orleans

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    Giclee of New England, Inc

    Palmer

  • Gold Gallery +
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    Gold Gallery

    Boston

  • Hamill Gallery of African Art +
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    Hamill Gallery of African Art

    Boston

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    Judith Klein Art Gallery

    New Bedford

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    The Loft Parlor

    Easthampton

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    Marguerite Bride Fine Art

    South Lee

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    Mobilia Gallery

    Cambridge

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    Outside Gallery

    North Adams

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    Pop Up Art Gallery

    Pittsfield

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