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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  • Ann Brauer Quilt Studio +
    6 saves

    Ann Brauer Quilt Studio

    Shelburne Falls

  • DownStreet Art +
    5 saves

    DownStreet Art

    North Adams

  • UMass Fine Arts Center +
    5 saves

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio +
    5 saves

    Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio

    Beverly

  • Cape Kaleidoscopes +
    4 saves

    Cape Kaleidoscopes

    Mashpee

  • International Poster Gallery +
    4 saves

    International Poster Gallery

    Boston

  • Marine Museum at Fall River +
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    Marine Museum at Fall River

    Fall River

  • 13FOREST Gallery +
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    13FOREST Gallery

    Arlington

  • Beehive Sewing Studio + Workspace +
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    Beehive Sewing Studio + Workspace

    Northampton

  • National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture +
    3 saves

    National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

    Mansfield

  • Native +
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    Native

    Scituate

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
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    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • Gallery X +
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    Gallery X

    New Bedford

  • Northampton Center for the Arts +
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    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Shelburne Arts Cooperative +
    2 saves

    Shelburne Arts Cooperative

    Shelburne Falls

  • The Shop at The Mary Baker Eddy Library +
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    The Shop at The Mary Baker Eddy Library

    Boston

  • Yiddish Book Center +
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    Yiddish Book Center

    Amherst

  • Addison Art Gallery +
    1 saves

    Addison Art Gallery

    Orleans

  • Arthur Moniz Gallery +
    1 saves

    Arthur Moniz Gallery

    New Bedford

  • A gallery +
    1 saves

    A gallery

    Provincetown

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