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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  • 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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  • Nahant Music Festival

    Waltham

    The Nahant Music Festival brings high-quality classical music to the North Shore during the first two weeks of June. Master... more

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  • Nantucket Music Festival

    Nantucket

    The inaugural Nantucket Music Festival is set for August 2-3 at Tom Nevers Field. Come see acts including Edward Sharpe... more

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  • Nantucket Musical Arts Society

    Nantucket

    Tuesday evening concerts by world-class classical musicians July and August. more

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  • Narrowland Gallery

    South Chatham

    We're Chatham's newest gallery. We take pride in exhibiting eclectic, edgy, innovative artists with unique works and uninhibited styles. WINNER!... 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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  • New Bedford Art Museum

    New Bedford

    Exhibits by local and international artists in all media. more

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  • New Bedford Art Museum

    New Bedford

    Our Mission: The New Bedford Art Museum engages the public in experiencing, understanding and appreciating art. The South Coast is... more

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  • New Bedford Festival Theatre

    New Bedford

    Popular musicals staged in the Zeiterion Theatre, a restored vaudeville house. more

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  • New Center for Arts & Culture

    Watertown

    Exploring the Jewish imagination through innovative programming, performances, and conversations that are relevant to both Jews and the broader community. more

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  • New Century Theatre

    Northampton

    Sam Rush and playwright Jack Neary founded New Century Theatre in 1991. NCT's artistic goal is to produce new works, area... more

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  • New Exhibition Room

    Somerville

    Inspired by Boston's revolutionary past, New Exhibition Room develops original and cheeky theatrical events with a local interdisciplinary ensemble. Our... more

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  • New Life Fine Arts

    Concord

    New Life Fine Arts presents musical theater in Concord, MA for the entire Boston metro area. Our motto is: Theater... more

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  • New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater

    Concord

    New Life Fine Arts' spiritually uplifting musical adaptation of the 1843 Charles Dickens' classic tells the story of the tight-fisted curmudgeon,... more

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  • New Repertory Theatre

    Watertown

    Professional theatre presenting intelligent and provocative works. more

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  • Newburyport Art Association

    Newburyport

    The Newburyport Art Association was founded in 1948. The NAA is dedicated to promoting and exhibiting our members' work, to providing... more

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  • Nickerson Art Gallery

    Chatham

    Chatham's premier local art gallery 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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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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  • North River Gallery

    Pembroke

    Non-profit gallery space. Ample parking, Handicap accessible North River Church Gallery is located within North River Community Church 334 Old Oak... more

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