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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  • Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

    Rotating exhibits of cutting-edge, international artists in a new 65,000-square-foot, four-story cantilever design by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. Exhibition space, performing... more

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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Boston

    An intimate Venetian-inspired palace in the heart of Boston, with three floors of galleries surrounding a flower-filled courtyard, the Isabella... more

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  • Julesplace - Art Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery representing 75 mid-career contemporary artists from across United States. Specialized in residential and corporate art consulting. Serving greater Boston... more

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  • King's Chapel Concert Series

    Boston

    The King's Chapel Concert Series was founded in 1958 by the renowned organist and composer Daniel Pinkham. Now under the direction... more

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  • Kingston Gallery

    Boston

    Welcome to Kingston Gallery, an artist-run alternative space founded in 1982. The gallery is committed to showing the work of emerging... more

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  • L'Academie

    Boston

    Sassy chamber orchestra specializing in French Baroque more

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  • Laconia Gallery

    Boston

    Laconia Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the South End and the wider Boston area by... more

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  • Lanoue Fine Art

    Boston

    Situated on fashionable Newbury Street, Lanoue Fine Art offers a unique selection of contemporary art, specializing in mixed media, by... more

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  • The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

    Boston

    Boston's oldest professional theatre, presenting award-winning productions in our intimate space near Copley Square in the Back Bay neighborhood of... more

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  • Martin Lawrence Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery: Warhol, Francis, Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Dali and more... more

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  • The Mary Baker Eddy Library

    Boston

    The Mary Baker Eddy Library provides public access and context to original materials and educational experiences about Mary Baker Eddy's... more

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  • Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant

    Boston

    Bawdy (PG-15.5) interactive show with six course, eat-with-your-hands banquet. Don't leave Boston without seeing the King! Also available for private... 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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  • New England Conservatory of Music

    Boston

    Oldest independent school of music in the United States; concerts by faculty, students, and guest artists. more

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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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  • Robert Klein Gallery

    Boston

    The Robert Klein Gallery was established in 1980 and ranks among the world's most prestigious showrooms of fine art photography. The... more

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  • Samson

    Boston's Historic South End

    Samson creates and presents programs that explore the diversity of cultures and voices that continually shape contemporary art and ideas... more

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  • Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse

    Boston

    Hilarious whodunit in which the audience gets to solve the crime. more

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  • Shubert Theatre

    Boston

    Newly restored 1600+ seat theater, considered Boston Theatre District's Little Princess. Home to many local community arts organizations and venue for... more

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  • The Society of Arts and Crafts

    Boston

    SAC is the oldest nonprofit crafts organization in the US. Galleries exhibit established artists working in basketry ceramics, decorative fiber,... more

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