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. You can also visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council website for more information on the arts in Massachusetts.

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  • Worcester Art Museum +
    105 saves

    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • King Richard's Faire +
    86 saves

    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

  • MASS MoCA +
    80 saves

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • BosTix +
    46 saves

    BosTix

    Greater Boston

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art +
    20 saves

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • Jacob's Pillow Dance +
    16 saves

    Jacob's Pillow Dance

    Becket

  • UMass Fine Arts Center +
    10 saves

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    9 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths +
    8 saves

    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
    7 saves

    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • Academy of Music - Northampton +
    5 saves

    Academy of Music - Northampton

    Northampton

  • Northampton Center for the Arts +
    5 saves

    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Citi Performing Arts Center +
    4 saves

    Citi Performing Arts Center

    Boston

  • Salsa Y Control Dance Company +
    4 saves

    Salsa Y Control Dance Company

    Allston

  • Art in the Orchard +
    3 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Chelsea Art Walk +
    3 saves

    Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

  • Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts +
    3 saves

    Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts

    Northampton

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center +
    3 saves

    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Rockport

  • DCU Center +
    2 saves

    DCU Center

    Worcester

  • Berklee Performance Center +
    1 saves

    Berklee Performance Center

    Boston

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