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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  • Norman Rockwell Museum +
    47 saves

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Stockbridge

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

    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Boston

  • Peabody Essex Museum +
    44 saves

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Salem

  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University +
    23 saves

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

    Cambridge

  • Phillips House Museum +
    11 saves

    Phillips House Museum

    Salem

  • Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum +
    28 saves

    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    Provincetown

  • Pinot's Palette Lexington Center +
    0 saves

    Pinot's Palette Lexington Center

    Lexington

  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum +
    0 saves

    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    Provincetown

  • Sargent House Museum +
    6 saves

    Sargent House Museum

    Gloucester

  • Sawmill River Arts Gallery +
    0 saves

    Sawmill River Arts Gallery

    Montague Center

  • South Shore Art Center +
    0 saves

    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

  • Springfield Museums +
    17 saves

    Springfield Museums

    Springfield

  • Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate +
    0 saves

    Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate

    Waltham

  • UMass Fine Arts Center +
    5 saves

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • University Museum of Contemporary Art +
    4 saves

    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

  • Vaillancourt Folk Art +
    9 saves

    Vaillancourt Folk Art

    Sutton

  • Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property +
    4 saves

    Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property

    Yarmouth Port

  • Worcester Art Museum +
    62 saves

    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • 3Museums.org

    Boylston

    The collaboration of 3 Great Museums, all within a few miles distance, offering discount admissions incentives to enhance visitation to these... more

    + 2 saves
  • Addison Gallery of American Art

    Andover

    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

    + 0 saves

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