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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  • Gropius House +
    1 saves

    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

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens +
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    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture +
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    National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

    Mansfield

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum +
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    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

  • Norman Rockwell Museum +
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    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Stockbridge

  • Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property +
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    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Boston

  • Peabody Essex Museum +
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    Peabody Essex Museum

    Salem

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