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  Massachusetts
 
Amherst
 
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
 
125 West Bay Road
 
Amherst MA   01002   
 
Phone   413 658-1100
 
Web Site  http://www.picturebookart.org/
 
Description  founded by author/illustrator of Very Hungry Caterpillar, features rotating                     exhibits of illustrations for children
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
New or Updated:  2/10/2004

Boston
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
Armory, Faneuil Hall
Boston MA 02109
Phone
Web Site http://www.ahacsite.org/elected_distinguished.htm
Description paintings, portraits, weapons, military relics
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection N-Z Paintings
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 06/28/2003

  Massachusetts

  Boston

  Boston Athenaeum

  10 1/2 Beacon Street

  Boston  MA           02108    

  Phone

  Web Site  www.bostonathenaeum.org

  Description  art collection supplements library, located in 1847-49 building

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             11/5/2005

Boston
Bostonian Society - Old State house Museum
Old State House
206 Washington Street
Boston MA 02109
Phone 617 720-1713
Web Site http://www.bostonhistory.org/
E-mail mailto:oldstatehouse@bostonhistory.org
Description historic building served as government and financial center from 1713 until 1841, now holds museum and library
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Civic
Collection N-Z Paintings
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/11/2003
 

  MA

  Boston

  Museum of Fine Arts - Boston

  465 Huntington Avenue

  Boston  MA     02115    

  Phone   617 267-9300

  Alt Phone   617 369-3127

  Web   www.mfa.org

  Description  general art museum with wide range of collections, large Egyptian element

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection G-M  Musical Instruments

  Collection   Paintings

  Research   Library

  New or  Updated                                  1/19/2006


Massachusetts
Boston
Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Art
300 Walnut Avenue
Boston MA 02119
Phone 617 227-6993
Web Site http://www.ncaaa.org/
Alt Web http://www.lib.neu.edu/archives/collect/findaids/m44find.htm
Description African and African American artists
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 07/05/2003
 

  Chatham

  Old Atwood House

  347 Stage Harbor Road

  PO Box 381

  Chatham  MA   02633    

  Phone   508 945-2493

  Web Site  http://www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.chathamcapecod.org/index.cfm?page=2 - Museums

  Description  Sandwich Glass, Parian Ware, shells, murals, tools, maritime, 14 display rooms

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Fishing

  Collection A-F Costume

  Collection G-M  Glass

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1752

  Owner/Operator:  Chatham Historical Society

  New or Updated:   10/31/2005
 

  MA

  Cotuit

  Cahoon Museum of American Art

  4676 Falmouth Road

  POP Box 1853

  Cotuit   MA      02635    

  Phone   508 428-7581

  Web   www.cahoonmuseum.org/

  Description  focus on primitive painters R & M Cahoon, also other American

                    representational painters

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection   Paintings

  Era   1775

  New or  Updated                       2/13/2006

  Dedham
 
Dedham Historical Society
 
612 High Street
 
Dedham  MA  02027    
 
Phone  781 326-1385
 
Web Site  http://www.dedhamhistorical.org/index.shtml
 
Description  local history with furniture, needlework, Dedham & Chelsea pottery
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/29/2003

  MA

  Dennis

  Cape Cope Museum of Art

  Route 6A

  PO Box 2034

  Dennis            MA           02638    

  Phone   508 385-4477

  Web   www.cmfa.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@ccmoa.org

  Description  art from  Cape Cod since 1900

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection   Paintings

  New or Updated             2/14/2006 

  MA

  East Tewksbury

  Public Health Museum in Massachusetts

  365 East Street

  East Tewksbury  MA  01876    

  Phone 978 851-7321

  Web Site www.publichealthmuseum.org

  Description  by appt only, past and present public health issues, housed in 1894

                    Administration Building, WPA murals

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Building Type  Hospital

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:   6/28/2006

 Massachusetts
 
Fitchburg
 
Fitchburg Art Museum
 
185 Elm Street
 
Fitchburg  MA  01420    
 
Phone  978 345-4207
 
Web Site  http://www.fitchburgartmuseum.org/index.html
 
Description  started with donations of works and papers of artist Eleanor Norcross,                         now general art museum with American & European art, photos and books
                       
 & manuscripts
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
New or Updated:  09/24/2003

  Gloucester
 
Cape Ann Historical Museum
 
27 Pleasant Street
 
Gloucester  MA  01910    
 
Phone  617 283-0455
 
Web Site  http://www.capeannhistoricalmuseum.org/
 
Description  local history centered on seascapes of Fitz Hugh Lane and maritime
                       
collections in early house
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1800
 
Owner/Operator:  Cape Ann Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  10/08/2003

  Massachusetts

  Gloucester

  Sargent-Murray Gilman House

  49 Middle Street

  Gloucester   MA   01930    

  Phone   978 281-2432

  Web Site  http://www.sargenthouse.org/

  E-mail  mailto:sargenthouse@cove.com

  Description  home of sea merchants, community leaders, John Singer Sargent collection

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1782

  New or Updated:  11/26/2004
 

  MA

  Ipswich

  Whipple House Museum

  1 South Village Green

  Ipswich  MA   01938    

  Phone  978 356-2811

  Web Site http://www.ipswichmuseum.net/houses.php

  Description  museum since 1890, moved to present location in 1927

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Collection A-F  Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1677

  Owner/Operator:  Ipswich Historical Society

  New or Updated:  1/23/2007

  Lowell
 
Middlesex Canal Collection
 
Center for Lowell History
 
40 French Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852    
 
Phone  978 934-4997
 
Web Site  http://library.uml.edu/clh/MidCan.Html
 
Description  located in UMASS history center, predominantly history and records of                         Middlesex Canal Co, some rotating exhibits
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Building Type  Canal
 
Collection G-M  Maps
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  11/19/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Lowell
 
Whistler House Museum of Art
 
243 Worthen Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852    
 
Phone  978 452-7641
 
Web Site  http://www.whistlerhouse.org/
 
Description  works by New England artists in home of James McNeil Whistler in house                         where the latter was born
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Era      1823
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  Malden
 
Malden Public Library
 
36 Salem Street
 
Malden           MA         02148  
 
Phone              617 324-0218
 
Web Site      http://www.maldenpubliclibrary.org/localhis.html-Top
 
Description      library with fine arts collection on display, extensive local history collections  Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Arts
 
Field of Study/Science Facility   Genealogy
 
Collection N-Z     Paintings
 
Research /Reading   Library
 
New or Updated:                 11/23/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Medford
 
Royall House
 
15 George Street
 
Medford                        MA                   02155    
 
Phone              617 396-9032
 
Web Site      http://www.medfordchamberma.com/index.asp?pageID=122
 
Alt Web       http://www.medford.org/fHistoryX.htm
 
Description      originally built by Governor Winthrop in 1637
 
Type of Resource       House Museum
 
Collection A-F      Furniture
 
Collection N-Z     Paintings
 
Era      Colonial
 
New or Updated:                 11/26/2003

  Nantucket
 
Main Street Gallery
 
2 S Water Street
 
PO Box 1450
 
Nantucket         MA     02554   
 
Phone   508 228-2252
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  gallery with rotating exhibits, resource library
 
Type of Resource   Gallery
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Nature of Group or Site  Crafts
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   12/4/2003

Massachusetts
Needham
Needham Historical Society
53 Glendoon Road
Needham  MA 02192
Phone 781 455-8660
Web Site www.needhamonline.com/HistoricalSociety/home.html
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection N-Z Paintings
Era 1840

 Newburyport
 
Cushing House Museum
 
98 High Street
 
Newburyport  MA  01950     
 
Phone  508 462-2681
 
Web Site  http://www.newburyhist.com/main.htm
 
Description  local history in mansion of first US envoy to China
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection G-M  Miniatures
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1808
 
Owner/Operator:  Historical Society of Old Newbury
 
New or Updated:  08/11/2003

  MA

  Northampton

  Smith College Museum of Art

  Elm St at Bedford Terrace

  Smith College

  Northampton  MA   01063    

  Phone  413 585-2760

  Web Site  www.smith.edu/artmuseum

  E-mail  mailto:artmuseum@smith.edu

  Description  general art museum with works spanning 4500 years

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Paintings

  New or Updated:  4/25/2006

  Massachusetts
 
Petersham
 
Petersham Historical Society
 
N Main Street
 
Petersham                            MA   01366 
 
Phone   978 724-3380
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  local historical art, Shay's Rebellion
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:      12/16/2003
 

  MA

  Salem

  Peabody Essex Museum

  161 Essex Street

  Salem  MA   01970    

  Phone   978 745-9500

  Web Site  www.pem.org

  Description  oldest continuously operating museum in US, 2.4 million items in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Design

  Collection  Paintings

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  5/7/2006

  Springfield
 
George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
 
222 State Street
 
Springfield   MA  01103    
  Phone   413 733-4214
 
Web Site  www.quadrangle.org
 
Description  mostly Oriental collection, armor, art, rugs
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Collection G-M  Jewelry
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Group Identity   Asian
 
New or Updated:   2/10/2004
 

  MA

  Springfield

  Springfield Museum of Fine Arts

  220 State Street

  Springfield  MA   01103    

  Phone  413 263-6800

  Web Site www.quadrangle.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@springfieldmuseums.org

  Description  General European and American art museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection G-M  Lithographs

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  6/19/2006

Massachusetts
Stockbridge
Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Road
Stockbridge MA 01262
Phone 413 298-4100
Web Site www.mrm.org
Description largest collection of works by the famed illustrator
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection G-M Illustrations
Collection N-Z Paintings

 

  MA

  Williamstown

  Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

  225 South Street

  Williamstown                MA           01267    

  Phone   413 458-2303

  Web Site  www.clarkart.edu/

  Alt Web  www.tfaoi.com/permc/perm10c.htm

  Description  fine arts specializing in Impressionists, large Renoir collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Painting

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:              1/8/2006
 

  MA

  Worcester

  Worcester Art Museum

  55 Salisbury Street

  Worcester  MA   01609    

  Phone  508 799-4406

  Web Site www.worcesterart.org

  E-mail  mailto:webmaster@worcesterart.org

  Description  36 galleries, 5000 years of art, Early American collection

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:   5/10/2007

 

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