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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  • Featherstone Center for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Featherstone is a community arts center on Martha' s Vineyard which provides excellent year-round arts programs for Vineyarders and visitors... more

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  • Fire Opal

    Brookline

    Contemporary American Craft showcasing over 150 artist. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber, wood and metal. more

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  • The Granary Gallery

    West Tisbury

    The Granary Gallery located at the Red Barn in West Tisbury has been showing some of the island's most respected... more

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  • Grand Circle Gallery

    Boston

    Grand Circle Gallery offers travel-themed exhibits featuring vintage travel posters. The extensive poster collection focuses on the "Golden Age... more

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  • Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

    East Sandwich

    Green Briar offers natural history classes for all ages, changing art exhibitions, live animal exhibits, a wildflower garden and nature... more

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  • HandCraft House

    Brewster

    A favorite of residents and summer visitors since 1986. The HandCraft House features hand made creations from local, regional and nationally... more

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  • HomeGrown Arts and Crafts

    Duxbury

    HomeGrown Arts and Crafts is an eclectic gallery, boutique celebrating local artists and contemporary crafters. more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    Hyannis

    Local artists and artisans work and sell their wares all summer long in the seven colorful artist shanties along Hyannis... more

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  • Kingston Gallery

    Boston

    Welcome to Kingston Gallery, an artist-run alternative space founded in 1982. The gallery is committed to showing the work of emerging... more

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  • The Little Beach Gallery

    Hyannis

    Art gallery and gift shop featuring the works of over 40 local Cape Cod artist, all inspired by the beach and... more

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  • Little Big House Gallery

    Shelburne

    Little Big House Gallery opened to the public in August of 2006. The gallery is located in an illusionistic, archetypal house... more

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  • Marine Arts Gallery

    Salem

    Marine Arts Gallery is the oldest gallery in the USA devoted to marine art. We always have a great selection... more

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  • South Shore Pottery Shop

    Abington

    We are a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio located on Rte. 18, in Abington, MA more

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  • 119 Gallery

    Lowell

    119 Gallery is a dynamic community arts space bridging traditional and new media art through a rich and diverse program of... more

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  • Adam Peck Gallery

    Provincetown

    Adam Peck seeks the iconic image in his paintings and sculpture. He pares it down to only what is necessary... more

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  • Addison Gallery of American Art

    Andover

    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

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  • Albert Merola Gallery

    Provincetown

    Since 1988 Albert Merola Gallery has been representing the finest in contemporary and historically significant Provincetown related art. Fine artist prints... more

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  • Allston Arts District

    Allston

    Allston Open Studios AAD/Allston Arts District 28th Annual Open Studios November 8-9th (noon - 6pm) 40 Allston artists and... more

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  • Alpha Gallery

    Boston

    Fine art gallery specializing in contemporary art and 20th century masters more

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  • the ART Drive

    South Dartmouth

    Annual art exhibit on a scenic route through the Massachusetts Southcoast towns of Dartmouth and Westport. more

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