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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  • MIFA Victory Theatre

    Holyoke

    Arts presenting organization - renovating 1600 seat theater more

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  • Miki Lovett - Textile & Print Artist

    Nantucket

    Marbling & silk painting and works on paper in my studio on Nantucket Island. My work includes fashion and home... more

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  • Millennium Magic Chorus

    Agawam

    Millennium Magic Chorus is a unique, small chorus with membership of about 20 women. We are proud to be the only... more

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  • Milton Art Museum

    Canton

    American and European prints; Asian art; 19th-century bronze sculpture; contemporary American artists. more

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  • Mohawk Trail Concerts

    Charlemont

    Summer concert series featuring classical repertoire and American classics in intimate settings on the Smith College campus and at the... more

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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. more

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  • Montserrat College of Art

    Beverly

    Featuring five galleries exhibiting international, national, regional and student art, with free public lectures by visiting artists, and gala openings... more

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  • Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

    South Hadley

    Collections focus on Asian art; 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture; Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art; Medieval... more

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  • Multicultural Arts Center

    Cambridge

    As New England's only multicultural arts center, we strive to present dedicated programming reflecting diversity in the arts. Please join... more

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  • Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

    Canton

    The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon is a professional art museum within New England's largest conservation organization,... more

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  • Museum of Fine Arts

    Springfield

    American art from the 18th to 20th centuries; European paintings from the 14th to 20th centuries. Works by Winslow Homer,... more

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  • Museum of Printing

    North Andover

    Printing has been the predecessor to changes in civilization. Gutenberg's invention of movable type spread religion, improved printing press' fostered... more

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  • Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

    Boston

    Extensive collections of African art and Afro-American prints and drawings. Photography, painting, sculpture, and graphics exhibitions. Permanent and changing galleries. more

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  • Music at Eden's Edge

    Essex

    The North Shore's own resident chamber music ensemble. With an annual Summer Concert Series and a Family Concert each spring,... more

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  • Musicorda Summer Music Festival

    South Hadley

    Summer chamber music festival and pre-professional string training program at Mount Holyoke College. more

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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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  • The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

    Nantucket

    Exhibits of Nantucket Lightship Baskets from the 1850s; demonstrations and workshops. 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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