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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  • The Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

    Broadway musicals, theater and dance performances, jazz concerts, orchestra, and chamber music. more

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  • Fire Opal

    Brookline

    Contemporary American Craft showcasing over 150 artist. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber, wood and metal. more

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  • Fleet Moves Dance Festival

    Wellfleet

    After a successful pilot year in 2012, Fleet Moves Dance Festival will return to Wellfleet with five days of all-hours, all-ages... more

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  • Galerie d'Orsay

    Boston

    Original works by Old Master, Impressionist and Modern artists including Rembrandt, Renoir, L'Hermitte, Pissarro, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Chagall... more

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  • Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

    Small, professional, award-winning theater company founded in 1979; presenting new plays as well as recognized classics. more

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  • Grand Circle Gallery

    Boston

    Grand Circle Gallery offers travel-themed exhibits featuring vintage travel posters. The extensive poster collection focuses on the "Golden Age... more

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  • Hampshire Shakespeare Company

    Hadley

    Shakespeare Under the Stars. more

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  • Highfield Theater

    Falmouth

    Offering outstanding repertoire of classic musicals and light opera favorites for the whole family. more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    Hyannis

    Local artists and artisans work and sell their wares all summer long in the seven colorful artist shanties along Hyannis... more

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  • Kingston Gallery

    Boston

    Welcome to Kingston Gallery, an artist-run alternative space founded in 1982. The gallery is committed to showing the work of emerging... more

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  • The Little Beach Gallery

    Hyannis

    Art gallery and gift shop featuring the works of over 40 local Cape Cod artist, all inspired by the beach and... more

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  • Lowell Memorial Auditorium

    Lowell

    Historical landmark; venue for year-round musical, dance, and concert performances. more

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  • Marine Arts Gallery

    Salem

    Marine Arts Gallery is the oldest gallery in the USA devoted to marine art. We always have a great selection... more

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  • Martha's Vineyard Museum

    Edgartown

    The Martha's Vineyard Museum is dedicated to furthering an interest in, experience of, and appreciation for the history and culture... more

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  • Museum of Fine Arts

    Springfield

    American art from the 18th to 20th centuries; European paintings from the 14th to 20th centuries. Works by Winslow Homer,... more

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  • Museum of Printing

    North Andover

    Printing has been the predecessor to changes in civilization. Gutenberg's invention of movable type spread religion, improved printing press' fostered... more

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  • The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

    Nantucket

    Exhibits of Nantucket Lightship Baskets from the 1850s; demonstrations and workshops. more

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  • New England Quilt Museum

    Lowell

    The New England Quilt Museum, at the heart of America's textile region, is the only institution in the northeast devoted... more

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  • Patriot Place

    Foxborough

    Adjacent to Gillette Stadium, Patriot Place features more than 1.3 million square feet of shopping, entertainment and commercial uses. Major fashion... more

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  • Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Plymouth

    Professional summer stock in the country's oldest operating barn theatre. more

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