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North Shore Arts Association

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Art for the Heart

If you need a jolt of inspiration and want to experience the artistic community of Gloucester then... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Patricia F
Syracuse, New York
We love this gallery!

This is a longtime artist association with an impressive history of members. It is always nice to... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Averill Park, New York
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Open May-October. Monday through Friday 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm. The North Shore Arts Association has a thriving artist membership of over 300 artists recognized worldwide. This wonderful, harborside building provides the opportunity to view...more
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11 Pirates Ln, Gloucester, MA 01930-3810
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

If you need a jolt of inspiration and want to experience the artistic community of Gloucester then this gallery is for you! Impressive art work and landscapes that lift the the imagination to new heights.

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a longtime artist association with an impressive history of members. It is always nice to see the latest exhibit. Many local subjects- seascapes, harbors, fishing boats, marshes, beaches. Nice array of big and small works.

Thank kathyandalan
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Tucked down a little lane on Gloucester's harbor is this rustic gallery displaying and selling works of Cape Ann's finest artists. A wonderful place to get your visual fill of beautiful seascapes.

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

They have very interesting shows, including the recent Charles Movalli retrospective which is stunning. They also recently hosted the opening reception for Cape Air Plein Air. This is a gem of a place. They also offer classes. They have 2 floors full of art. They...More

Thank cydney04106
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The North Shore Arts building has a long history in Gloucester and is always being renovated and restored. The patrons are dedicated to this project. I go to several functions there each summer. The artwork varies in quality from beginners to some stunning paintings. I...More

Thank 411traveler69
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Pleasant shore side location for an art gallery that celebrates the areas ocean heritage. While many of the paintings were pleasing to my eye, the real gem to the gallery was a glass and metal octopus located on the 2nd floor, it was amazing. The...More

Thank Tripplanner-89
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Surprising finds off the beaten path in this spacious yet contained showing of locally themed art. An excellent stop for an hournor two rain or shine

Thank JamyMadeja
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of local artists work featuring boats and the shore. Relaxing pace. No crowds. Worthwhile activity in Gloucester.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a great venue to see many well known Cape Ann artists. Admission is free although a donation is desired. Quite often they will have a show going on featuring either a theme or artist. There usually will be about 200 or more paintings...More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Parking lot here has sweeping views of the harbor. The massive building has morphed from earlier marine uses to an active artist center for displaying 2 floors of artworks-mostly oil and watercolor landscapes. All for sale as well as art workshops and books on the...More

Thank cloudsskyocean
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