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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  • Plimoth Patuxet

    Plimoth Patuxet

    Plymouth

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • Boston Children's Museum

    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • SoWa Boston

    SoWa Boston

    Boston

  • Newbury Street

    Newbury Street

    Boston

  • Adams National Historical Park

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Fritz Glass

    Fritz Glass

    Dennis Port

  • MASS MoCA

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • Fruitlands Museum

    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • Museum of African American History

    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • Pilgrim Hall Museum

    Pilgrim Hall Museum

    Plymouth

  • Botanic Garden of Smith College

    Botanic Garden of Smith College

    Northampton

  • S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO

    S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO

    Kingston

  • Hancock Shaker Village

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Pittsfield

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    Boston

  • Wistariahurst Museum

    Wistariahurst Museum

    Holyoke

  • Diablo Glass School

    Diablo Glass School

    Boston

  • Brush It Off

    Brush It Off

    Sturbridge (fiskdale)

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

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