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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    Oak Bluffs

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  • Eastham Painters Guild

    Eastham

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  • Echo Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

    Contemporary art gallery featuring Laurie M Goddard and guests in a new gallery in an old village, fun, award winning... more

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  • the elynn kroger gallery

    Gloucester

    gallery and studio featuring abstract landscape paintings by elynn kroger. open year round. situated in historic art colony with views. more

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  • The Field Gallery

    West Tisbury

    The Field Gallery was created in the 1970s by a group of island artists. The garden continues to be the... more

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  • Fire Opal

    Jamaica Plain

    Fire Opal is a family owned American handmade craft gallery. Specializing in jewelry, women's fashion, accessories, ceramics and home goods;... more

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  • Flying Object

    Hadley

    Flying Object is non-profit art and publishing organization with a storefront gallery and letterpress studio space in the former Hadley... more

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  • Fogg Brock Studios

    Provincetown

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  • Fort Point Arts Community - Art at 12, Made in Fort Point

    Boston

    Art at 12 and Made in Fort Point, our newest gallery, store and events space is open at 12 Farnsworth Street in... more

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  • Fort Point Arts Community Gallery

    Boston

    The FPAC Gallery at 300 Summer Street, is a venue for all visual media, which presents eight exhibitions each year, with... more

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  • Fresh Paint Gallery

    Yarmouthport

    A Fine Art Gallery featuring Oil, Watercolor, Monotype Printmaking, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink and Acrylic painting done by award... more

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  • FROM RUSSIA WITH ART Gallery

    Cambridge

    From Russia With Art gallery in Cambridge, near Porter Sq. is a unique place that features original etchings, paintings and... more

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  • Gaga Gallery

    Swampscott

    art gallery specializing in sculpture, landscape sculpture, handmade books, textiles, and jewelry. more

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  • Galerie d'Orsay

    Boston

    For more than a decade, Galerie d'Orsay has served as Boston's première resource for the finest of Master... more

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  • Galleria Florentia

    Boston

    Galleria Florentia provides Custom Italian and French Furniture for Luxury Homes and Corporations in classical, contemporary and traditional styles that... more

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  • Gallery 31 Fine Art

    Orleans

    Professional Fine Art Gallery featuring original fine art paintings -- landscapes of the beautiful bogs, beaches, and sand dunes of... more

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  • Gallery 333 Fine Art

    North Falmouth

    Fine Art Gallery featuring artwork in all media: Sculpture, Paintings, Limited Edition Fine Prints, Ceramics, Stained Glass, Photography. SCULPTURE GARDEN more

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  • The Gallery at Four India

    Nantucket

    Established in 1989, A fine art gallery exhibiting American and European 19th c. Traditional to 20th c. Modern to 21st c.... more

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  • A Gallery Martha's Vineyard

    Oak Bluffs

    Contemporary artwork from Martha's Vineyard and beyond, in a variety of media by established and emerging artists. Exhibitions, artist talks,... more

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  • Ganeydn Art Gallery

    Colrain

    Studio gallery featuring nationally-known calligrapher/artist, Peggy Davis. View originals, prints; Judaica. Commissions welcome. Photography by Joe Kurland: New England... more

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