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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  • Arthur Moniz Gallery +
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    Arthur Moniz Gallery

    New Bedford

  • Gallery X +
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    Gallery X

    New Bedford

  • Judith Klein Art Gallery +
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    Judith Klein Art Gallery

    New Bedford

  • New Bedford Folk Festival +
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    New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum +
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    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

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    Working Waterfront Festival

    New Bedford

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    Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    New Bedford

  • AHA! New Bedford

    New Bedford

    AHA! (art, history and architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of... more

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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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  • John Magnan Studio

    New Bedford

    Working studio of sculptor John Magnan. Visitors welcomed. Gallery-style presentation of recent work. Commissions accepted. 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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  • The New Bedford Museum of Glass

    New Bedford

    Welcome! The members of our non-profit organization are working to establish a new glass museum in the city of New... more

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  • Your Theatre

    New Bedford

    Community theater. more

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  • Zeiterion Theatre

    New Bedford

    Historic performing arts center in restored 1923 vaudeville house; summer musicals; adult and children's programming. Comedy, great American music, dance, global... more

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