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 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in The Berkshires to 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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  • The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series

    Gloucester

    The third Saturday of the month July 20, August 17 & September 21 Gloucester's Main Street becomes an entertainment mall featuring five performance... more

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  • The Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

    Broadway musicals, theater and dance performances, jazz concerts, orchestra, and chamber music. more

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  • Fleet Moves Dance Festival

    Wellfleet

    After a successful pilot year in 2012, Fleet Moves Dance Festival will return to Wellfleet with five days of all-hours, all-ages... more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center

    Hyannis

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  • iFest

    Boston

    IFest is a premium 3 day festival of contemporary Irish culture coming to Boston on September 26th-September 28th. This festival will... more

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  • Ipswich Arts

    Ipswich

    Profiles and information on all facets of the Ipswich art scene. Includes information on local artists and artisans, classes and... more

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  • Jo-Mé Dance

    Boston

    Jo-Mé Dance is a 5 year old multicultural contemporary dance organization committed to setting new levels of excellence in Boston... more

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  • The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Great Barrington

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  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    North Adams

    Located in Berkshire County's vibrant arts community, MCLA offers a wide array of meeting and event spaces to accommodate 10 to 2,000... more

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  • Music Worcester

    Worcester

    Music Worcester is a non-profit cultural organization and presenter of a season of events in Worcester, in a variety of... more

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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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  • Queens of the South Coast

    New Bedford

    Queens of the South Coast is a live performance ensemble based out of New Bedford, MA. more

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  • Regent Theatre

    Arlington

    Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing... more

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  • Rogers Center for the Arts

    North Andover

    The Rogers Center for the Arts, located on the beautiful campus of Merrimack College in North Andover, presents a variety... more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... more

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  • Salem State Center for Creative and Performing Art

    Salem

    The Center for the Arts provides diverse, high quality and affordable events in theatre, dance, music, creative writing and art... more

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  • Salem State Center for the Arts

    Salem

    A variety of musical events and theater programs throughout the year, including plays, concerts, and dance performances. more

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  • Sanders Theatre

    Cambridge

    Venue for many professional performance ensembles including The Boston Philharmonic, The Boston Chamber Music Society, Christmas Revels, Masterworks Chorale, and... more

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  • Smith College Performing Arts

    Northampton

    Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances... more

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  • stART on the Street

    Worcester

    stART on the Street hosts its 10th annual September festival Sunday, 9/16. In addition to the 350+ artists and crafters selling their... more

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