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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  • Alex's Place at the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard

    Oak Bluffs

    Alex's Place is primarily a center for teens that also provides many events and activities to the general public of... more

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  • Allston Arts District

    Allston

    Allston Open Studios AAD/Allston Arts District 28th Annual Open Studios November 8-9th (noon - 6pm) 40 Allston artists and... more

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  • Alpha Gallery

    Boston

    Fine art gallery specializing in contemporary art and 20th century masters more

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  • Americana Theatre Company

    Plymouth

    The Americana Theatre Company is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, professional theatre company located in the Plymouth area of Massachusetts. South shore... more

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  • Americana Theatre Company

    North Carver

    Non-Profit Professional Theatre Company located in Plymouth, MA more

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  • Apollinaire Theatre Company

    Chelsea

    Apollinaire Theatre Company is a professional theatre based in Chelsea, Massachusetts. We offer audiences direct, intimate encounters with works of... more

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  • Arabella Gallery

    Salem

    Arabella Gallery, located in the heart of Pickering Wharf, represents some of New England's finest artists and artisans offering an... more

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  • the ART Drive

    South Dartmouth

    Annual art exhibit on a scenic route through the Massachusetts Southcoast towns of Dartmouth and Westport. more

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  • Artscape

    Pittsfield

    Ongoing outdoor gallery that changes each year. more

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  • ArtsEmerson:The World On Stage

    Boston

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage showcases first-class performances from all over the world, providing new opportunities for the Boston community... more

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  • Artspace

    Greenfield

    Community arts center and gallery. more

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  • ArtWorks!

    New Bedford

    Two galleries, a retail artists' market featuring work of local artists and craftspeople, and community arts center. ArtWorks! offers an... more

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  • Asia-Barong

    Great Barrington

    Mega space of Asiatic art. Largest gallery of indoor/outdoor Asian art, artifact, and sculpture in the United States. more

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  • Aston Magna Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early music concerts using historically accurate instruments and performance practices. more

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  • Aston Magna Music Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early baroque music performed on period instruments. more

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  • Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

    Hingham

    Under the leadership by Music Director Jin Kim Atlantic Symphony has become one of the leading regional professional orchestras in... more

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  • Axelle Fine Arts

    Boston

    Axelle Fine Arts Galerie was established in 1993 in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. In addition to this original... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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  • Barbara Krakow Gallery

    Boston

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, established in 1963, shows Minimal and Conceptually-based art in all media, with regular exhibitions from September through July more

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  • Becket Arts Center of the Hilltowns

    Becket

    Rotating Exhibits of artists including jewelry from the Berkshire and beyond. Artist receptions every other Saturday. Young People (ages 5-14)... more

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