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The oldest working artist's colony in the country.
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Gloucester, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many amazing artist have everything from paintings to sculptures and pictures. Cool east coast items.

Thank mmd19691007
Reviewed 1 week ago

On this small slice of land on Gloucester Harbor is a staggering collection of artists and artisans. Streets are narrow and winding, so on foot is the best way to explore.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed close to the Rocky Neck so we were able to walk to gallery area. There are several galleries, a couple of restaraun/t bars, and an ice cream place. The strip is right on the water, so it is fun to see all the...More

Thank eggleg
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Rocky Neck Art Colony is a relatively small and very pretty street that is tourist shop after tourist shop. There is plenty of kitsch for those who want it. We were there on a Tuesday and the crowd was very manageable but during the weekends...More

Thank Bjdoliber
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Best spot on the Neck is the Rudder restaurant, harbor side dining, great food, excellent service. We were lucky enough to catch half price menu offerings which were truly full size, get the changa for desert, it is amazing! There are a few galleries, shops...More

Thank sharronsibley
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Many galleries line this pretty area. You can tour the galleries and stop for a nice meal along the way. If the weather isn't cooperating, this is a great activity.

1  Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It is a stretch to call this an Art Colony, but it provides a great view of a little bay with ships and typical New England style homes along the shore line.

Thank RParks2013
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The area has something for everyone interested in art. We found the proprietors, mostly the artists themselves, to be informative, friendly, and conversant in their area. It was a lovely place to walk around on a beautiful summer afternoon.

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So much to do here, there are two amazing group galleries, the Gallery 53, which is jam packed with fine art as well as pottery, jewelry, cards, etc, with a range of prices, and the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, which has themed shows of...More

1  Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On course for gentrification but still has an authentic, art neighborhood feel. About three blocks of little shops and galleries with the air of old Rockport. People smile and say Hi on the street and the sidewalk has it's on twists and turns making it...More

1  Thank Prentiss P
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