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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  • Cape Ann Museum

    Gloucester

    Largest collection of works by Fitz Henry Lane, America's foremost nineteenth-century maritime painter. Works by Winslow Homer, John Sloan, and... more

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  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

    Chamber opera for everyone. more

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  • The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series

    Gloucester

    The third Saturday of the month July 20, August 17 & September 21 Gloucester's Main Street becomes an entertainment mall featuring five performance... more

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  • the elynn kroger gallery

    Gloucester

    gallery and studio featuring abstract landscape paintings by elynn kroger. open year round. situated in historic art colony with views. more

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  • Gloucester Stage Company

    Gloucester

    Small, professional, award-winning theater company founded in 1979; presenting new plays as well as recognized classics. more

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  • North Shore Arts Association

    Gloucester

    Gallery of fine art for exhibit and sale. Celebrating its 90th year in 2012. Offering exhibitions, lectures, adult / teen/ children's workshops,... more

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  • Side Street Gallery

    Gloucester

    Indulge yourself in contemporary, folk, fine art, and craft. In addition to displaying distinctive works in a wide range of... more

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