Art is subjective, but we think we can objectively say that Massachusetts has the best art in the entire solar system. After all, it’s home to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, one of the world’s most impressive collections of fine art; Mass MoCA, the country’s most fertile site for large scale new art; and the “small but big” Worcester Art and Fitchburg Art Museums. Plus, there’s a whole museum of bad art, one that’s free if your name is Isabella, and the country’s oldest continuously operating art colony. Wake up your soul at the Jacob’s Pillow dance festival, catch yourself clapping inappropriately loud for the world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra or banging your head (in a good way) in the birthplace of hardcore punk. And don’t leave without experiencing some drama (also in a good way) at one of our amazing theaters, from the Berkshire theater scene and Worcester’s majestic Hanover Theatre to Boston’s storied theater district.

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    Ipswich Museum

    Ipswich

  • Ann Brauer Quilt Studio +
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    Ann Brauer Quilt Studio

    Shelburne Falls

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    Blanchard's Colonial Tavern

    Avon

  • Bolton Fair +
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    Bolton Fair

    Lancaster

  • DownStreet Art +
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    DownStreet Art

    North Adams

  • The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture +
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    The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture

    Boston

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    Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio

    Beverly

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    Blue Ocean Music Hall

    Salisbury

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    Cape Kaleidoscopes

    Mashpee

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    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Boston

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    Sargent House Museum

    Gloucester

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    The Vineyard Playhouse

    Vineyard Haven

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    Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property

    Yarmouth Port

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    Working Waterfront Festival

    New Bedford

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    Beehive Sewing Studio + Workspace

    Northampton

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    Cyrus Dallin Art Museum

    Arlington

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    International Poster Gallery

    Boston

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    Marine Museum at Fall River

    Fall River

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    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

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    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

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