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 Cogitation Zone

    Lowell

    Art studio specializing in pottery and watercolors. Classes offered. Please visit me at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, the largest... more

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  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst

    Amherst

    Societies throughout history have generated scholars, artists, writers and thinkers who have raised fundamental questions to better understand and express... more

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  • Copley Society of Art

    Boston

    The Copley Society of Art is a non-profit organization committed to the advancement, enjoyment, and the promotion of its member... more

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  • Cortile Gallery

    Provincetown

    This centrally located fine art gallery represents one of the largest and most diverse collections of local and regional artwork.... more

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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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  • 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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  • Design Museum Boston

    Boston

    We're a new kind of museum focused on educating the world about design. We're based in Boston, but we don't... more

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  • dmg (Don Muller Gallery Inc.)

    Northampton

    dmg features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and fine jewelry from over 300 American artists. 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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  • Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery

    Oak Bluffs

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  • Dzian Gallery

    Natick

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  • Eastham Painters Guild

    Eastham

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  • Echo Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

    Contemporary art gallery featuring Laurie M Goddard and guests in a new gallery in an old village, fun, award winning... more

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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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