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Rockport Art Association & Museum

12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
+1 978-546-6604
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Great art

Boutique arty feel to this entire town and clearly hums during the summer months. Numerous art... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Ed C
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Intimate & Historic Art Association

This Art Association and Museum is housed in an Historic Building in downtown Rockport. If you are... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
terryellen2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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The Rockport Art Association & Museum is one of the oldest and most active art organizations in the country. The Association has a long and distinguished history that has spanned 95 years. Each year the RAA&M welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world. The RAA&M continues to be one of Cape Ann’s most prominent cultural beacons. Since its founding, the Association has steadily increased in size and currently includes approximately 280 artist & photography members, and hundreds of contributing members. By promoting year-round programs of classes, lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions and community outreach, as well as an impressive museum collection, the RAA&M remains dedicated to its mission of making fine art appreciation accessible to all.
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“great art” (6 reviews)
“on display” (5 reviews)
“local artists” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Boutique arty feel to this entire town and clearly hums during the summer months. Numerous art galleries and shops with the odd eatery thrown in. Worth a visit and take the coastal road

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This Art Association and Museum is housed in an Historic Building in downtown Rockport. If you are not familiar with Rockport, MA - it is a quaint and charming little town that sits on Cape Ann, one of the most beautiful locations in Northeastern MA.,a...More

Thank terryellen2016
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Rockport is about the art! So why not take your time and enjoy the museums and art shoppes that are so popular here? You will be inspired! A quite little museum in the heart of Rockport.

Thank NLseafan
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Enjoyed learning and looking at the history of the area. My wife and I had a better time than the youngster, but he still enjoyed the visit.. Great spot to spend some time while passing through the area.

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Once the closure for the Winter Shut-down in January & February is over, you will be able to visit a wonderful art association that shows both contemporary art by members and historic art from its collections. That is why Rockport Art Association added "& Museum"...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have found that seeking out the local ARTS Center has enhanced our explorations around NEW ENGLAND. When planning your visit to NE, check for a locally supported ART CENTER, where the work of Artists is supported and encouraged.

Thank Dave N
Abby B, Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thanks for your review Dave! I am glad that you enjoyed your time here and hope to see you in the galleries again soon.

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Amidst the quaint and lovely shops and galleries along Main Street, the Rockport Art Association and Museum showcases art from their permanent collections, as well as rotating exhibits of featured artists. Don't miss strolling through the back building - historic oil paintings by prominent local...More

Thank Jane V
Abby B, Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thanks for your review Jane. We are glad you enjoyed your time here. Hope to see you in the galleries again soon.

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very friendly staff and an inviting environment within which to enjoy the wide variety of art on display. The facility is clean, bright and comfortable; well done!

Thank Jim W
Abby B, Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks for your review Jim. We are glad you enjoyed your time here. Hope to see you in the galleries again soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2016

When strolling on Main Street you will see the bright yellow building that houses the Rockport Art Association. When you enter you may think it's just a bottom floor of an old home converted into gallery space, but it's so much more than that. If...More

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Abby B, Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thanks for your review! We are glad that you got the chance to discover our hidden gem tucked in the back. We consider both of those galleries the ultimate experience at the RAA&M. We enjoy hearing the reaction of all of our visitors when they...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This museum is a real gem. It is surprisingly large and has several exhibition spaces, including a little quiet garden. A must see.

Thank Linda U
Abby B, Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks Linda U. for a great review! We agree, our quiet garden and back galleries are not to be missed! Thanks again!

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