ABIGAIL OGILVY GALLERY This gallery achieves its mission of the long term development of each artist’s career with captivating and intellectually stimulating pieces. Upcoming: Artists for Humanity group exhibition. Open W-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su 11 am-4 pm. 460 Harrison Ave., 617.820.5173.
BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY Always features varied, contemporary work by two Boston-area artists. This month: Caroline Bagenal and Mags Harries, May 10-June 11. Open W-Su noon-6 pm. 486 Harrison Ave., 617.482.7781.
BSA SPACE Boston Society of Architects’ posh waterfront gallery offers exhibitions that focus on architecture, construction and design. This month: “The New Inflatable Moment,” May 3-Sept. 3. Admission: $5 donation. Open M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-5 pm. 290 Congress St., 617.391.4000.
COPLEY SOCIETY OF ART America’s oldest nonprofit art association with more than 500 member artists from student-level to world-renowned. This month: “At Sea,” May 20-July 6. Open Tu-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 158 Newbury St., 617.536.5049.
DTR MODERN GALLERIES DTR specializes in 20th-century masters and boasts a significant privately-held collection of works by artists including Picasso, Chagall, Basquiat, Dali, Botero and Warhol. Open M-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm. 167 Newbury St., 617.424.9700.
THE FPAC GALLERY The stunning, seven-story artist-owned cooperative features 48 live-work studios in the Fort Point neighborhood. Before going inside, peek through the gallery’s giant glass wall at muse- um-quality solo exhibitions by Boston-based artists. Open W-F 10 am-6 pm and by appointment. 300 Summer St., 617.423.4299.
GALERIE D’ORSAY Galerie d’Orsay represents international art masters including Rembrandt, Matisse and Dali, as well as highly recognized contemporary painters and sculptors. Open M-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm. 33 Newbury St., 617.266.8001.
GARNER CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY New England School of Photography’s exhibition gallery promotes and celebrates contemporary photography. This month: 2017 Graduate Exhibition, June 9-August 18. Open M-W 9 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-4 pm. 537 Commonwealth Ave., 617.437.1868.
INTERNATIONAL POSTER GALLERY This poster nexus—recently relocated to SoWa—is global- ly recognized for its collection of 10,000 original vintage posters ranging from the 1890s to the post-war era. It also boasts the world’s largest collection of Italian posters, a series of 20th-century Swiss posters and one of the world’s finest arrays of Soviet posters. Open M-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm. 460C Harrison Ave., 617.375.0076.
KINGSTON GALLERY One of SoWa’s first galleries, this artist-run cooperative shows alternative and contemporary works by local artists, including Julie Graham and Elif Soyer. This month: “Susan Emmerson: No Other Here” May 31-June 25. Open W-Su noon-5 pm. 450 Harrison Ave., 617.423.4113.
MASSART’S BAKALAR & PAINE GALLERIES Located on campus at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the Bakalar and Paine Galleries feature professional local and international
works in varied media. Hours vary by gallery, generally open M-Tu and Th-Sa, noon6 pm, W noon-8 pm. 621 Huntington Ave., 617.879.7337.
PUCKER GALLERY The Pucker Gallery features an eclectic yet sophisticated collection of international contemporary sculpture, fine art pottery, painting, print, drawing and photography. Featured artists include locals like Joseph Ablow and Enrico Pinardi. Open M-Sa 10 am-5:30 pm, Su 10:30 am-5 pm. 240 Newbury St., 617.267.9473.
RAFIUS FANE GALLERY Contemporary works in multiple media, such as paintings, sculptures and photography, are always on display here. Current: Ellen Driscoll, May 5-June 23. Open W-F 1-5 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-4 pm. 460C Harrison Ave., Suite C24, 508.843.2184.
SAMSON Samson’s exhibits feature highly contemporary, alternative and experimental art that pushes boundaries, running the gamut from film and performance to the more traditional notions of visual art. This month: Antonio Vidal, through July. Open W-Sa 11 am-6 pm. 450 Harrison Ave., 617.357.7177.
SLOANE MERRILL GALLERY Promotes contemporary, traditionally trained painters who work in oils and have a distinctive approach. Upcoming: “Quiet,” through June 9. Open Su-M noon-5 pm, Tu-Th 11 am-7 pm, F-Sa 11 am-8 pm. 75 Charles St., 617.227.1775.
THE SOCIETY OF ARTS AND CRAFTS After 118 years in the Back Bay, America’s oldest craft organization moved to a brand new, 20,000-square-foot space in Boston’s Seaport District. This month: “Imagine Peace Now!” through June 10. Open Tu-W and F-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. 100 Pier 4, 617.266.1810.
SOPRAFINA GALLERY Committed to exhibiting contemporary fine art, sculpture and photography by artists like Susan Gheyssari, Michael Palmer and others. This month: Eva Navarro, through June. Open W-Sa noon-5:00 pm. 55 Thayer St., 617.728.0770.
YVE YANG GALLERY With a belief that art plays an integral part in human history, Yve Yang Gallery dedicates its space to emerging artists and their dynamic, thought-provoking works. Open W-Su noon-6 pm. 460 Harrison Ave., Suite C8B, 617.834.5356.