The art scene is extremely active and vivacious throughout all the states in New England. Wherever you go in the New England states, whether it’s famous Boston or Cambridge, seaside Portland, or elite Concord or Hartford, you’ll find vibrant local art communities that are thriving under the backdrop of the historical area in which they’re situated.
For one, the scenery and natural wonders of the states themselves lend well to the artistic temperament, as well as make for some incredible inspiration for landscape drawings and other art focused on the lush flora and fauna and historic nature of the area.
Additionally, multiple prestigious art schools and universities make their home in the New England states, including but not limited to Boston University, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Maine Media College, Plymouth State University, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, and many others.
Whether you are an artist yourself or an avid art enthusiast, anywhere you visit in New England will provide you with a host of opportunities to indulge and satisfy your artistic bent. Check out local art shows, exhibitions, open studios, museums, and community and university art galleries in the cities and towns you frequent in New England for an ever-changing, always intriguing progression in the art world.