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.

  • The Galleries at 820 Main, Harwich Port

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    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

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    Pilgrim Hall Museum

    Plymouth

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    S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO

    Kingston

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    Marine Museum at Fall River

    Fall River

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    South End Open Market

    Boston

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    Native

    Scituate

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    National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

    Mansfield

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    Beer Can Museum and Hall of Fame

    East Taunton

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    Padanaram Village

    S. Dartmouth

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    Arthur Moniz Gallery

    New Bedford

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    Gallery X

    New Bedford

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    Dedee Shattuck Gallery

    Westport

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    Ron Mello Studio pottery and gallery

    Middleboro

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    Anthi's Drawing Room

    Marion

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    Artist Exposure Gallery

    Plymouth

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    Judith Klein Art Gallery

    New Bedford

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    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

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    The Vault Gallery of Fine Arts

    South Dartmouth

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    Scituate

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    Mansfield

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