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Rockport Art Association & Museum

12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
+1 978-546-6604
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Enjoy local artists for a very snmall donation

The Art Association is a place to see selected pieces representing the best of Rockport's artists... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DavidL48
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Berkeley, California
Paintings both historic and comtemporary

The RAA is a historic gathering place for local and artists from far places. The list of artists... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nancyfoureman
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Greenville OH, USA
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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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“on display” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
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+1 978-546-6604
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Art Association is a place to see selected pieces representing the best of Rockport's artists. The museum was peaceful, so it was easy to enjoy the art to its fullest.

Thank DavidL48
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The RAA is a historic gathering place for local and artists from far places. The list of artists that have been a part of the association is like reading an art book of Who's Who. Walk in and experience a delightful self guided tour of...More

Thank nancyfoureman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Rockport, don't miss this fantastic museum. To say it is local artists on display doesn't do it justice. Many of the artists are internationally acclaimed and have studios in other places but also have a connection to Rockport. All media are represented...More

Thank Lynne K
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

In the heart of Rockport, the museum is an easy stop for those who wish to see local artwork displayed in a lovely setting. You will be surprised by the breadth of talent in this gem of an art museum!

Thank Kate321_11
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This really is a museum in quality and presentation. You might suspect it's just a way to sell local art, but the quality puts it above many of the nearby galleries. They have juried shows, a permanent display, and a small gift shop. The staff...More

Thank Dutch Brother
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Rockport Art Association is one of the oldest in the US. Year-round they have shows of their artists, and they also show pieces from their own collection of Cape Ann artists. When you enter, one might think it is small, but follow through to...More

Thank Herbert M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My friends had their wedding reception here and it was absolutely beautiful. The gallery was very spacious and larger than I expected (2 rooms and a small courtyard). I was impressed by the quality of art by local artists. The gallery is in the middle...More

Thank Kim M
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RockportArtAssn, Guest Relations Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We at the RAA&M are thrilled that you had such a positive experience. Thank you for sharing it. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Enjoyed looking at the paintings and sculpture here. Extensive collection of local artists, nicely displayed over 2 levels.

Thank kathyandalan
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RockportArtAssn, Guest Relations Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed the exhibits! We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you are looking for unique art with local influences, this is it! It's a great place to spend an hour or two. A blend of nautical, local and abstract paintings, photographs and other mediums. If you like art, this is the first place you...More

Thank 005Mustang
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RockportArtAssn, Guest Relations Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time at the RAA&M, and we hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 9 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
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RockportArtAssn, Guest Relations Manager at Rockport Art Association & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Ed, thank you so much for your review. Rockport certainly does hum in the summer months! We hope to see you again soon.

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