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Boston being a very cultured city has much to offer when it comes to the fine arts. Newbury street is a must-see for any fan of the arts with a large number of galleries, each with its own unique touch such as Alpha Gallery, Arden Gallery and Childs Gallery. The SOWA Arts District Galleries is another hub of art galleries with names such as Pinkcomma and Samson. The great thing about this wide variety of art galleries all over town is that there is something for every art fan.
Galleria Florentia mainly displays classical and modern European Fine Arts. They have an array of sculptures, Murano Glass, Paintings, Leather, Chess Sets and Porcelain. They are very passionate of teaching younger generations about the beauty of the arts.
Be sure to visit The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Fenway. Not only is the house itself a work of art, but it houses paintings by greats such as Botticelli, Rembrandt and Degas. This museum was initially the private home of the Gardner's, a well-known Bostonian family that eventually decided to open it to the public in 1903 to share their impressive art collection. Adults pay $11 for admission, seniors $7, students pay $5 and visitors under 18 are free. As an added bonus, if your name is Isabella you automatically get in for free.
The Individuals, a vibrant group of new and young talent, display their art at the Extension Gallery at Orchard. Add this to your art tour as it is always interesting to see what the younger generation is doing as opposed to the classic greats. It is always amazing that with all the artists worldwide there's always new work that will express itself with flair and originality.
If you're a true lover of the arts then you can't miss the Museum of Fine Arts. With over 450,000 unique works of art, it will take you all day just to get a look around! Not only is there a vast array of works by the masters, but many modern artists' works are on display as well.
Contemporary Japanese tea bowls are on display at a lovely exhibit called 'An Unspoken Dialogue with Japanese Tea'. Other Japanese exhibitions are available that are currently showcasing prints from 1615 to 1867.
A photography exhibition displays photos by 40 Modernist American Photographers. These wonderful shots portray different aspects of life in the United States from 1910 to 1950 and will surely make for an unforgettable visit. Artists Abroad features canvases from London, Paris, Venice and Rome during 1825 and 1925.
If you enjoy treasure hunting for a truly unique and rare work of art, be sure to take stroll through one of Boston's many flea markets such as Sowa Open Market, SoWa Vintage Market, Dorchester Indoor Flea Market and Cambridge Antique Market.
And last but definitely not least, Boston's own City Hall has many art galleries showcasing works by the city's most celebrated artists. Choose from the Mayor's Art Gallery, Scollay Square Gallery, the Mayor's Neighborhood Gallery and the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism and Special events.