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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  • Cottage Street Studios

    Easthampton

    We are the longest-running artist's collective in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. Located in an old mill building in... more

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  • Crafty Yankee

    Lexington

    Known as Lexington's Community Giving Store, we have been featuring distinctive artisan jewelry, gifts and small indulgences since 1980. Complimentary gift... more

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  • Creative Arts Center in Chatham, Inc

    Chatham

    The Creative Arts Center is a community resource which offers opportunities for education and enrichment in the arts. Membership at... more

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  • Cultural Center of Cape Cod

    South Yarmouth

    The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is open 7 days per week, year round, and offers a wide range of entertainment,... more

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  • Davis Art Gallery

    Worcester

    The Davis Art Gallery opened in 2006 and is operated by Davis Publications, the leader in art education since 1901. The mission... more

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  • Debra M. Gaines Fine Art

    Edgartown

    Debra M. Gaines Fine Art Gallery Features Land and Seascape Photography, Encaustic Paintings, Pastel Paintings and Limited Edition Prints of... more

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  • Dedham Square Artist Guild

    Dedham

    The Dedham Square Artist Guild is a co-operative of over 25 local artists. We feature everything from oil and acrylics to... more

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  • Doll E. Daze Project & Museum Inc;

    Mansfield

    The National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture is the only museum in the country who teaches black history &... more

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  • Don Muller Gallery

    Northampton

    The Don Muller Gallery, established in 1978, features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and fine jewelry from over 400 American... more

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  • Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery

    Oak Bluffs

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  • the elynn kroger gallery

    Gloucester

    gallery and studio featuring abstract landscape paintings by elynn kroger. open year round. situated in historic art colony with views. more

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  • Featherstone Center for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Featherstone is a community arts center on Martha' s Vineyard which provides excellent year-round arts programs for Vineyarders and visitors... more

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  • The Field Gallery

    West Tisbury

    The Field Gallery was created in the 1970s by a group of island artists. The garden continues to be the... more

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  • Fire Opal

    Brookline

    Contemporary American Craft showcasing over 150 artist. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber, wood and metal. more

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  • Fire Opal

    Jamaica Plain

    Fire Opal is a family owned American handmade craft gallery. Specializing in jewelry, women's fashion, accessories, ceramics and home goods;... more

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  • Flying Object

    Hadley

    Flying Object is non-profit art and publishing organization with a storefront gallery and letterpress studio space in the former Hadley... more

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  • Flying Pig Pottery

    Woods Hole

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  • Fogg Brock Studios

    Provincetown

    Artist studio. more

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  • Forbes Library

    Northampton

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  • Fort Point Arts Community - Art at 12, Made in Fort Point

    Boston

    Art at 12 and Made in Fort Point, our newest gallery, store and events space is open at 12 Farnsworth Street in... more

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