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, and one that’s free if your name is Isabella. 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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  • The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art +
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    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

    Amherst

  • Fruitlands Museum +
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    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • Fuller Craft Museum +
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    Fuller Craft Museum

    Brockton

  • Gropius House +
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    Gropius House

    Lincoln

  • Harvard Art Museums +
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    Harvard Art Museums

    Cambridge

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

    Cambridge

  • Harvard Semitic Museum +
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    Harvard Semitic Museum

    Cambridge

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens +
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    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
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    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art +
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    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • International Poster Gallery +
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    International Poster Gallery

    Boston

  • Ipswich Museum +
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    Ipswich Museum

    Ipswich

  • Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property +
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    Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property

    Quincy

  • Marblehead Museum +
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    Marblehead Museum

    Marblehead

  • Marine Museum at Fall River +
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    Marine Museum at Fall River

    Fall River

  • MASS MoCA +
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    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

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

    Amherst

  • MIT Museum +
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    MIT Museum

    Cambridge

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

    Boston

  • Museum of Russian Icons +
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    Museum of Russian Icons

    Clinton

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