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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  • SOHN FINE ART - GALLERY & GICLEE PRINTING

    Stockbridge

    SOHN FINE ART shows primarily contemporary photography. A Division of Cassandra Sohn Photography, we exhibit Sohn's work and work by... more

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  • Soprafina Gallery

    Boston

    Current exhibition: Lost Collection - New Paintings by Dmitri Cavander. more

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  • South Shore Pottery Shop

    Abington

    We are a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio located on Rte. 18, in Abington, MA more

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  • Spaightwood Galleries, Inc.

    Upton

    Located in a former Unitarian Church, we have over 9000 works of art from the late 15th-century to the present (including... more

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  • The Spectrum of American Artists and Craftsmen

    Brewster

    A Gallery established here in 1970 showing the unique work of American artists and craftsmen, including fine arts, ceramics, jewelry, glass,... more

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  • stART on the Street

    Worcester

    stART on the Street hosts its 10th annual September festival Sunday, 9/16. In addition to the 350+ artists and crafters selling their... more

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  • Stringe Gallery Art and Antiques

    Brewster

    Gallery featuring the original oils and watercolors of award winning cape artist Tom Stringe and fine country furniture and accessories... 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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  • taowatergallery

    W.barnstable

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  • Thomas Crane Public Library

    Quincy

    Built in 1881 by noted architect Henry Hobson Richardson - who also designed Boston's famed Trinity Church - the Thomas Thomas... more

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  • UFORGE Gallery

    Jamaica Plain

    A More In-depth Look: Forged within the heart of the artistic community Jamaica Plain, the UFORGE Gallery is the newest... more

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  • The Vintage Bazaar

    Salisbury

    'An Inspiring Experience!' Join us in June and September for a semi-annual, two-day event you won't soon forget. Held... more

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  • Waltham Mills Artists Association

    Waltham

    WMAA artists work in a wide range of media, including sculpture, glass, drawing, printmaking, painting, textiles, photography, woodworking, film and... more

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  • William Baczek Fine Arts

    Northampton

    Founded in 1996, William Baczek Fine Arts, in Northampton, Massachusetts represents artists working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpting,... more

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  • Worcester Cultural Coalition/WOO Card

    Worcester

    Worcester: Where will you WOO? Use the WOO Card to save at more than 60 Worcester area restaurants, museums, theaters, hotels... more

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