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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The)

    Boston

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  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall

    Wellfleet

    Wellfleet Preservation Hall, is a year-round community cultural center uniquely reflecting the creative spirit of the area. With two performing... more

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  • Worcester Cultural Coalition/WOO Card

    Worcester

    Worcester: Where will you WOO? Use the WOO Card to save at more than 60 Worcester area restaurants, museums, theaters, hotels... more

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  • World Music/CRASHarts

    Cambridge

    World Music, a non-profit organization established in 1990, is New England's premier presenter of global culture, featuring music and dance from... more

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    Cambridge

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  • Xfinity Center

    Mansfield

    Musical concerts performed in 19,000-plus capacity amphitheater; covered and lawn seating. more

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  • The Yard

    Chilmark

    Dance performances and classes. more

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