Newburyport Art Association’s Sam Sargent Gallery
With three galleries, more than 600 members, and dozens of exhibitions and shows each year, the art association offers ever-changing opportunities to view the work of diverse artists. The art association is located steps from the Newburyport waterfront and housed in an 18th-century brick building for a browsing experience steeped in North Shore atmosphere.
65 Water St., Newburyport, 978-465-8769, newburyportart.org
Montserrat College of
In the center of Beverly, Monserrat College of Art trains aspiring artists to pursue their creative dreams and achieve professional success. The school’s art galleries offer evidence of this mission, with shows featuring current students, alumni, instructors, and other local artists. From fashion that explores contemporary gender issues to bold, modern illustrations, there is always something thought-provoking on view.
23 Essex St., Beverly, 978-921-4242, montserrat.edu/galleries