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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    Cyrus Dallin Art Museum

    Arlington

  • University Museum of Contemporary Art +
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    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

  • Gropius House +
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    Gropius House

    Lincoln

  • Mead Art Museum at Amherst College +
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    Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Amherst

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    Adolphus Busch Hall

    Cambridge

  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst +
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    College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst

    Amherst

  • Fuller Craft Museum +
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    Fuller Craft Museum

    Brockton

  • The Museum Shop at WAM +
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    The Museum Shop at WAM

    Worcester

  • My Art Boston +
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    My Art Boston

    Jamaica Plain

  • Pinot's Palette Lexington Center +
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    Pinot's Palette Lexington Center

    Lexington

  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum +
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    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    Provincetown

  • Sawmill River Arts Gallery +
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    Sawmill River Arts Gallery

    Montague Center

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    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

  • Go Boston Card

    Boston

    The Go Boston Card gets you into over 70 top Boston attractions and saves you up to 55% off the cost of... more

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  • Animagic - Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art

    Lee

    Make your own Animation movie in 2 hours. Learn about Berkshire Talent, who made this movies possible: The Matrix, Chicken Run,... more

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  • Trinity Church in the City of Boston

    Boston

    Trinity Church is a masterpiece of American architecture. Dedicated in 1877, Trinity presented a bold, fresh new face and feeling for... 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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  • Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead & The Evergreens

    Amherst

    The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead & The Evergreens is the birthplace and home of America's best-loved poet, Emily Dickinson, and... more

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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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  • Edward Gorey House

    Yarmouth Port

    The Edward Gorey House preserves the legacy of Gorey's whimsically macabre books and illustration and highlights his love and care... more

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