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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    Lowell

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    FOLCWALD Gallery of Sculptural Art

    Amherst

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    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

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    Scituate

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    Beverly

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    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

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    Northampton

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    Hyannis

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    Gropius House

    Lincoln

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    Cambridge

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    Marblehead

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    Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

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    Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

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    South End Open Market

    Boston

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    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

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    Addison Art Gallery

    Orleans

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    Citi Performing Arts Center

    Boston

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    DownStreet Art

    North Adams

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    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

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    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

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