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Rockport Art Association & Museum

12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
+1 978-546-6604
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A must for visitors to see artistic Rockport

The Rockport Art Association is one of the oldest in the US. Year-round they have shows of their... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Herbert M
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My friends had their wedding reception here and it was absolutely beautiful. The gallery was very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Kim M
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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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12 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1513
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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

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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
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!

Reviewed 24 September 2017

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

Thank kathyandalan
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.

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

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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!

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
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.

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

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful review of the RAA&M. We are happy you enjoyed both the history, the art, and the atmosphere - that is all we can ask for. We hope you visit us again soon!

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
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 the RAA&M, and we hope you return to see us again.

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.More

Thank Benjamin S
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. Since your visit, we have also created a brand new gift shop, which features some items for children so that they can have a little more fun while visiting....More

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

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy you have enjoyed visiting the RAA&M. We could not have said it better ourselves.

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.

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