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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  • Western Avenue Studios

    Lowell

    Many of our more than 200 artists open their studios on the First Saturday of every month! more

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  • Whistler House Museum of Art

    Lowell

    The Whistler House Museum of Art, birthplace of the artist James McNeill Whistler, was established in 1908 as the permanent home... more

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  • Wilbur Theatre

    Boston

    1914 Federal Revival theater presenting touring and pre-Broadway shows. more

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  • William Baczek Fine Arts

    Northampton

    Founded in 1996, William Baczek Fine Arts, in Northampton, Massachusetts represents artists working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpting,... more

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  • Williams College Museum of Art

    Williamstown

    As a teaching museum, the Williams College Museum of Art advances learning through lively and innovative approaches to art for... more

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  • Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Williamstown

    Continuing our 57-year history, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, under the artistic direction of Jenny Gersten, brings award-winning actors, directors and... more

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  • Williamsville Sculpture Garden

    West Stockbridge

    Outdoor sculpture garden featuring regional artists. more

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  • WinklePicker Festival

    Ashfield

    WinklePicker is an annual festival in Ashfield, Mass. The 2012 dates are February 17-19. Events include Mardi Gras Ball w/ Buckwheat... more

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  • Woodland Theatre Company

    Sherborn

    A non-profit theatre dedicated to bringing affordable, high-quality musical theatre productions to the metro-west area of Boston. more

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  • Worcester Center for Crafts

    Worcester

    Crafts school; exhibit galleries, giftshop. more

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  • Worcester Chamber Music Society

    Worcester

    Hailed as a group with style, imagination and chops, WCMS is a musical ensemble founded locally, performing locally, and intimately... more

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  • Worcester Cultural Coalition/WOO Card

    Worcester

    Worcester: Where will you WOO? Use the WOO Card to save at more than 60 Worcester area restaurants, museums, theaters, hotels... more

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  • Worcester Forum Theatre Ensemble

    Worcester

    Off-Broadway shows and productions in outdoor amphitheatre. more

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  • Worcester Historical Museum

    Worcester

    Worcester Historical Museum (WHM) is the only institution devoted to local history. It includes a research library of over 7,000 titles,... more

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  • World Music/CRASHarts

    Cambridge

    World Music, a non-profit organization established in 1990, is New England's premier presenter of global culture, featuring music and dance from... more

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    Cambridge

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  • Xfinity Center

    Mansfield

    Musical concerts performed in 19,000-plus capacity amphitheater; covered and lawn seating. more

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  • The Yard

    Chilmark

    Dance performances and classes. 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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