The 10 Best Art Galleries in Massachusetts!

Whether you fancy classic art or your muse is more modern, you’ll find several excellent art galleries in Massachusetts. Check out these 10 for something that’s sure to appeal to your tastes.

1. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

This Boston museum has some of the finest art in the state. From contemporary art, to photography, to prints and drawings, to textiles and fashion arts, the range of creative works are diverse at the Museum of Fine Arts. Explore breathtaking paintings and stunning sculptures all year-round. 

2. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

It’s a toss-up as to whether the Museum of Fine Arts or the Institute of Contemporary Art is the best in Boston. Either way, they’re two of Massachusetts’ finest. Contemporary art is available to peruse every day but Monday, and on Thursday night’s admission is free.

3. Nantucket Gallery, Nantucket Island

Artist Marshall DuBock captures the feeling of Nantucket in his paintings, which are on display at the Nantucket Gallery. DuBrock studied in Florence, Italy, and now runs the island gallery.

4. Newbury Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Connecting the collector with artwork is the ultimate goal at Newbury Fine Arts. A long list of artists, ranging in style, have been featured at Newbury Fine Arts. Either way, you will find something that suits your tastes. Keep an eye out for which artist will be featured next. 

5. The Packard Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Open in the 1980s by the Packard sisters, all three women show their paintings at the Packard Gallery. For those seeking to browse or buy paintings that evoke feelings of life near the sea, then this is the place. 

6. Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA

Best known for his artwork that covered the Saturday Evening Post for decades, Norman Rockwell is one of the most beloved artists in the United States. The Norman Rockwell Museum shares his take on small town America, as well as several other exhibits by accomplished artists.

7. Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Framingham, MA

If local, contemporary art is on your radar, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery will soon be your favorite gallery. You’ll find yourself engrossed in the work of several talented modern artists.

8. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

Isabella Stewart Gardner’s passion was art, as well as giving others an appreciation for it. See her legacy in full swing at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

9. From Russia With Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA

The only Russian art gallery in New England—From Russia With Art Gallery—is open by appointment only, but if you love Russian artists, it is well worth your time. In addition to paintings, guests can marvel at etchings and works on paper.

10. Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art, Boston, MA

Housed in an old wallpaper factory, the Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art displays a growing collection of traditional African art. Two floors now feature more than 40,000 pieces.

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