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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  • Forbes Library

    Northampton

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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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  • Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

    East Sandwich

    Green Briar offers natural history classes for all ages, changing art exhibitions, live animal exhibits, a wildflower garden and nature... 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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  • Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

    Pelham, Hadley, Northfield, Florence, Greenfield, Shelburne Falls

    A self-guided driving tour of nine award winning pottery studios in western Massachusetts. more

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  • Berkshire Art Gallery

    Great Barrington

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  • Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe

    Newburyport

    Chococoa Baking Company is an artisanal baker of The Whoopie. A smaller, richer, triple chocolate version of the childhood treat.... more

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  • The Christina Gallery

    Edgartown

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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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  • The Little Beach Gallery

    Hyannis

    Art gallery and gift shop featuring the works of over 40 local Cape Cod artist, all inspired by the beach and... more

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  • Little Big House Gallery

    Shelburne

    Little Big House Gallery opened to the public in August of 2006. The gallery is located in an illusionistic, archetypal house... more

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  • Marine Arts Gallery

    Salem

    Marine Arts Gallery is the oldest gallery in the USA devoted to marine art. We always have a great selection... more

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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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  • Rock Harbor Gallery

    Orleans

    Gallery/Studio Fine Art Original Watercolors Classes Giclee Fine Art Prints Commissions more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... 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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  • studio21south

    North Adams

    A home for contemporary realism in the Berkshires; art gallery in North Adams, MA featuring realist and abstract artists working... more

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  • West Dennis Antiques

    West Dennis

    American 18th-19th furniture, fine accessories,fireplace equipment,paintings,historical prints,Currier & Ives, A.B.Frost,Gordon Grant,John... more

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  • Addison Gallery of American Art

    Andover

    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

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  • Bridge Gallery, LLC

    Newburyport

    Vibrant cooperative of local and regional artists featuring landscapes, still life, abstracts and photography. more

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