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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.

On Edward Hopper‘s Cape Cod, a darkening world in luminous light

The painter and his wife spent 30 summers in Truro, where Hopper captured hundreds of scenes.

Protesting police violence with big, bright art

In and around Boston, posters, murals, and projections join the call for racial justice.

Peabody Essex Museum cuts staff by 15% as pandemic freezes out revenue

The downtown Salem museum has eliminated 38 of its 260 permanent staff members.


For the art-starved, an outdoor show along the Riverway blends sculpture and nature

"Studios Without Walls" has returned for its 21st season.


Thanks to these creatives, you can collect art for the greater good

Art sales double as fundraisers for these New Englanders.

At Yale, piecing together John Wilson’s 1952 lynching mural

An exhibition pulls together sketches and studies for a long-gone painting in Mexico City.