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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  • Crafty Yankee

    Lexington

    Known as Lexington's Community Giving Store, we have been featuring distinctive artisan jewelry, gifts and small indulgences since 1980. Complimentary gift... more

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  • Creative Arts Center in Chatham, Inc

    Chatham

    The Creative Arts Center is a community resource which offers opportunities for education and enrichment in the arts. Membership at... more

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  • Cultural Center of Cape Cod

    South Yarmouth

    The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is open 7 days per week, year round, and offers a wide range of entertainment,... more

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  • Cushing House Museum

    Newburyport

    Federal mansion (1808); paintings, furniture, carriage house, and garden. more

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  • Danforth Museum of Art

    Framingham

    Our mission statement: The Danforth Museum and School of Art actively engages its communities within an intimate environment to experience,... more

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  • Davis Art Gallery

    Worcester

    The Davis Art Gallery opened in 2006 and is operated by Davis Publications, the leader in art education since 1901. The mission... more

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  • Davis Museum and Cultural Center

    Wellesley

    Rotating exhibitions that feature Art from Ancient America to digital animation. The Museum provides an exciting environment and challenges our... more

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  • Dedham Square Artist Guild

    Dedham

    The Dedham Square Artist Guild is a co-operative of over 25 local artists. We feature everything from oil and acrylics to... more

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  • Design Museum Boston

    Boston

    Design Museum Boston is a newcomer to New England's cultural landscape. We are the region's first museum dedicated solely to... more

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  • Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    Somerville

    The Dinner Detective is America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. You'll solve a hilarious murder case while you... more

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  • Divine Stage Works

    Jamaica Plain

    Divine Stage Works produces stage readings and theatrical productions. more

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  • Doll E. Daze Project & Museum Inc;

    Mansfield

    The National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture is the only museum in the country who teaches black history &... more

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  • Don Muller Gallery

    Northampton

    The Don Muller Gallery, established in 1978, features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and fine jewelry from over 400 American... more

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  • Double Edge Theatre

    Ashfield

    Double Edge Theatre's mission is to create a 'living culture' by developing the highest quality of original theatre performance, based... more

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  • Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery

    Oak Bluffs

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  • The DrumConnection

    Arlington

    New England's Premier Hand Drumming School serving the Greater Boston community for over 20 years. Experience music and drums African style. more

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  • Dunstable Summer Concerts

    Dunstable

    12 annual Dunstable Summer concerts every Wednesday 6:30-8:30 Dunstable town common, rte.113 June 19The Old Enuff to Know Better Band June 26... more

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  • the elynn kroger gallery

    Gloucester

    gallery and studio featuring abstract landscape paintings by elynn kroger. open year round. situated in historic art colony with views. more

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  • Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers

    Boston

    Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers Inspirations: North American Debut Tour Announcing the debut US tour of Eric Whitacre... more

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  • Featherstone Meeting House for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Year-round performances and gallery shows. more

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