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, and one that’s free if your name is Isabella. 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. You can also visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council website for more information on the arts in Massachusetts.

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  • Images Cinema

    Williamstown

    Images Cinema is a year-round, non-profit community film house featuring the best in world cinema. Annual Family Flicks Under the... more

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  • Kemp Pottery

    Orleans

    Est. 1978 Pottery studio and gallery. Father and son Steve and Matthew kemp produce Porcelain, Stoneware functional and decorative ware. We... 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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  • Laugh Boston

    Boston

    Boston's Premiere Stand-Up Comedy Club, located in the Westin Waterfront Hotel, featuring the best in local and national comedians, Wed=... more

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  • Laurel Wilson Watercolors

    Yarmouth Port

    Realistic watercolor paintings of Cape Cod and New England by well-known Cape Cod artist, Laurel Wilson. Original paintings, as well... more

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  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra

    Brookline

    Established in 1982, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is a symphony orchestra dedicated to performing concerts in aid of medical charities. 80%... 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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  • The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Great Barrington

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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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  • Mass Audubon's Habitat Education Center

    Belmont

    Hiking trails, nature center, formal gardens, art gallery and natural history programs for children and adults. more

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    Jamaica Plain

    Promoting the timeless art of storytelling through social media, education and live performance. more

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  • Maudslay Arts Center

    Newburyport

    Finest Jazz, country, swing, klezmer in our 'tanglewood north' pristine setting in Maudslay State Park, Newburyport. Spacious, acoustically superb setting... more

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  • Mechanics Hall

    Worcester

    Acoustically-outstanding, pre-Civil War concert hall; popular, jazz, and classical music concerts; dance performances. Rental venue. more

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  • Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    Lowell

    Merrimack Valley's only professional theatre company, presenting contemporary and new plays from September - May. An intimate and inviting 308-seat... more

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  • Milton Art Museum

    Canton

    American and European prints; Asian art; 19th-century bronze sculpture; contemporary American artists. more

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  • Mohawk Trail Concerts

    Charlemont

    Summer concert series featuring classical repertoire and American classics in intimate settings on the Smith College campus and at the... more

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  • Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

    Canton

    The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon is a professional art museum within New England's largest conservation organization,... more

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  • Music at Eden's Edge

    Essex

    The North Shore's own resident chamber music ensemble. With an annual Summer Concert Series and a Family Concert each spring,... more

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  • Mystery Cafe

    Boston

    We are America's Original Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Our doors opened in 1987 to a packed house in Cambridge, MA and... 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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