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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  • Citi Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Restored 3,600-seat theater presents Broadway shows, theater, music, dance, opera, and film. more

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  • Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College

    Boston

    Restored 1903 Beaux Arts theater now home to 14 performance groups that present musicals, ballet, opera, theater, modern dance, and early music... more

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  • Cyclorama

    Boston

    The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts is an impressive and historic venue located in the stylish South... more

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  • Grand Circle Gallery

    Boston

    Grand Circle Gallery offers travel-themed exhibits featuring vintage travel posters. The extensive poster collection focuses on the "Golden Age... more

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  • Kingston Gallery

    Boston

    Welcome to Kingston Gallery, an artist-run alternative space founded in 1982. The gallery is committed to showing the work of emerging... more

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  • Alpha Gallery

    Boston

    Fine art gallery specializing in contemporary art and 20th century masters 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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  • 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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  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Boston

    Dramatic tented structure on Boston Harbor presents pop, country,classical, jazz, and rhythm and blues artists. more

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  • Boston Children's Theatre

    Boston

    Live theater for children by children. 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 Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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  • Boston Sculptors Gallery

    Boston

    Boston Sculptors Gallery hosts two concurrent solo shows every month presenting the works of it 34 members through a two-year cycle... more

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  • BSA Space

    Boston

    BSA Space hosts exhibits on design and architecture, architectural cruises and walking tours, and other programs and events that foster... more

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  • Copley Society of Art

    Boston

    The Copley Society of Art is a non-profit organization committed to the advancement, enjoyment, and the promotion of its member... 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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  • 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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