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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  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
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    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum +
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    DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

    Lincoln

  • Boston Children's Museum +
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    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens +
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    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston +
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    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Boston

  • The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art +
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    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

    Amherst

  • Adams National Historical Park +
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    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Worcester Art Museum +
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    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History +
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    Harvard Museum of Natural History

    Cambridge

  • Norman Rockwell Museum +
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    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Stockbridge

  • Fruitlands Museum +
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    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • MASS MoCA +
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    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • Peabody Essex Museum +
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    Peabody Essex Museum

    Salem

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum +
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    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

  • MIT Museum +
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    MIT Museum

    Cambridge

  • Diablo Glass School +
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    Diablo Glass School

    Boston

  • Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum +
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    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    Provincetown

  • Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site +
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    Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site

    Glendale

  • Museum of Russian Icons +
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    Museum of Russian Icons

    Clinton

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
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    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

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