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In this sunny painting, a rich history about race on Martha’s Vineyard

In 1940, painter Loïs Mailou Jones captured a landscape and so much more.

In Provincetown, banding together to help visitors (safely) see art

Three dozen galleries worked together on Ptown Gallery Stroll, a new website where visitors can book appointments or learn about exhibitions.

Where the masks are ‘art objects you can also wear’

Mobilia Gallery invited its roster of artists to create an array of strange, beautiful masks.

What 6 Boston photographers saw in the first days of pandemic life

A new online exhibition features six distinctive takes on the lockdown by six different Boston photographers.

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How the Maine coastline shaped the painter Alex Katz

In the mid 20th century, he honed his sensibilities alongside the huge skies and dark waters.

On the walls of Roxbury, another joyful mural by Rob ‘Problak’ Gibbs

The MFA commissioned “Breathe Life 2” in conjunction with its Basquiat exhibition.

Glimpsing the life we once knew at the reopened Portland Museum of Art

It's the first major New England museum to reopen, and it did so with zero fanfare. Our critic details what visiting now is like.

5 digital museum tours to tide you over

Some of the finest museums in Massachusetts will reopen soon. But first, check out these superlative virtual exhibitions from around the globe.