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 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in The Berkshires to 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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  • 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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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. 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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  • Nantucket Looms

    Nantucket

    Upstairs in our 51 Main Street Nantucket weaving studio, beautiful handwoven textiles are brought to life by the hands of our... more

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  • Nantucket Music Festival

    Nantucket

    NANTUCKET MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ONE YEAR HIATUS: EVENT PLANS TO RETURN IN 2016 - thanks to all our supporters, sponsors, amazing... more

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  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

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  • North Adams Open Studios

    North Adams

    North Adams Open Studios opens its doors for you to come celebrate a weekend of art. Open Studios 2013 takes place... more

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  • Old Colony History Museum

    Taunton

    Located at 66 Church Green in Taunton, Massachusetts, the Old Colony History Museum is home to an extensive collection of regional... more

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  • On Location Tours

    Boston

    Runs daily at 11am, 12pm & 2pm! Departs from Old Town Trolley Stop 6! Let On Location Tours show you a... more

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  • PAUL WHITE WOODCARVING

    E, Sandwich

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  • Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

    Plymouth

    The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional orchestral ensemble that presents a wide range of live music and educational programs... more

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  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is a unique award-winning regional theater company that features Broadway stars performing alongside local... more

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  • Regent Theatre

    Arlington

    Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing... more

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  • Salem Theatre Company

    Salem

    STC's mission is to enrich the artistic, cultural, and economic life of the greater Salem region through the performance of... more

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  • Sanders Theatre

    Cambridge

    Venue for many professional performance ensembles including The Boston Philharmonic, The Boston Chamber Music Society, Christmas Revels, Masterworks Chorale, and... more

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  • Sea Change Theatre Company

    Beverly

    Sea Change Theatre Company endeavors to enliven the heart, engage the imagination, and challenge cultural preconceptions with theatrical works of... more

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  • Shear Madness

    Boston

    Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit... more

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