Best of Boston

Best Framer

2006 Best Framer

Back Bay Framery

Even the prettiest picture becomes an eyesore when confined to an ugly frame. A cure for such unsightliness can be found at this Back Bay […] read more»
2005 Best Framer

The Frame Gallery

Step one: Buy an ideal piece of art. Step two: Find a framer you can trust. Good ones, like the professionals at the Frame Gallery, […] read more»
2003 Best Framer

Back Bay Framery

It’s not essential that the people at a frame shop remember your name and your artwork on only your second visit. Or that the shop’s […] read more»
2002 Best Framer

Frame Gallery

A well-chosen, well-wrought frame can make even the most amateur of prints look like a Degas. That’s where the expert framers at Frame Gallery come […] read more»
2001 Best Framer

Images & Frames

The unusually warm welcome is your first clue to this store’s stellar service. The patient and skilled staff takes the necessary time (a good half […] read more»
2000 Best Framer

Boston Art & Framing

You know you’ve come to the right place when you read a sign that says “Unless constantly nurtured, nothing is as short-lived as a good […] read more»
1999 Best Framer

Warehouse Picture Framing

Tired of franchise framers with big stores and little knowledge? Warehouse Picture Framing is a lot smaller than it sounds, but owner Jordan Appel and […] read more»
1998 Best Framer

The Frame Gallery

From photos to posters to high art of every style, The Frame Gallery’s vast selection will get the job done to picture perfection. read more»
1997 Best Framer

Framers’ Workshop

Brookline Village
The friendly folks at Framers’ Workshop give you a choice. You can simply drop off your MFA poster/diploma/illuminated manuscript, and pick it up behind glass […] read more»
1995 Best Framer

Boston Frame

Greg Mencoff custom mills every frame in his South End studio. The low rent keeps prices down, much to the happiness of local artists, sculptors […] read more»
1987 Best Framer

The Frameloft

Original frames and mats, and personal attention. read more»
1985 Best Framer

Stanhope Framers

Nice folks, museum-quality work. read more»
1982 Best Framer

Old Cambridge Company

Museum-quality framing (they actually work for local museums), but expensive. read more»
1981 Best Framer


High-quality service, fair prices. read more»
1978 Best Framer


For a 50¢ fee and the cost of materials, Karen Swain’s staff will help you select your frame, cut the materials for you, and instruct […] read more»