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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  • 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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  • Barnstable Comedy Club

    Barnstable

    As the oldest running, live community theater on Cape Cod (established 1922) and one of the oldest in America, we strive... 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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  • Becoming More Productions

    Whitinsville

    Becoming More Productions is a Worcester-based visual and performing arts collaborative committed to personal and artistic courage through the development... more

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  • Berkshire Bach Society

    Great Barrington

    The mission of the Berkshire Bach Society is to share the vast repertoire of music by J.S. Bach, his... more

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  • Berkshire Choral Festival

    Sheffield

    International choral festival. more

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  • Boston Baroque

    Belmont

    Three-time Grammy Nominee Boston Baroque--the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America--is now widely regarded as one of the... more

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  • Boston Baroque

    Brighton

    Boston Baroque is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America. The ensemble produces exciting, intense, ground-breaking performances for... more

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  • Boston Eventworks

    Medford

    The Boston Babydolls, New England's award-winningest burlesque troupe, pull out all the stops for a New Year's Eve spectacle! A... more

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  • Boston Gay Men's Chorus

    Boston

    The Boston Gay Men's Chorus is one of New England's largest and most successful community-based choruses. Founded in 1982, the 175-voice... more

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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra

    Boston

    The Boston Landmarks Orchestra was founded in 2001 by conductor and community advocate Charles Ansbacher. The orchestra is comprised of many... more

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  • Boston Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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  • Boston Music Vox

    Jamaica Plain

    Boston Music Vox presents some of Boston's leading singers in concert performances of vocal music by great composers as well... more

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