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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  • Patriot Place +
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    Patriot Place

    Foxborough

  • Plimoth Plantation +
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    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

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    Pop Up Art Gallery

    Pittsfield

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    R(E)VOLVE a Holiday Pop Up Shop

    Easthampton

  • Ron Mello Studio pottery and gallery +
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    Ron Mello Studio pottery and gallery

    Middleboro

  • S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO +
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    S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO

    Kingston

  • Salmon Falls Gallery +
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    Salmon Falls Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

  • Sawmill River Arts Gallery +
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    Sawmill River Arts Gallery

    Montague Center

  • SculptureNow +
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    SculptureNow

    Becket

  • Shelburne Arts Cooperative +
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    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

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    Soemthing Phishy Glass Studio

    Worcester

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    South End Open Market

    Boston

  • South Shore Art Center +
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    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

  • SoWa Boston +
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    SoWa Boston

    Boston

  • Tiffany Hilton Pottery +
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    Tiffany Hilton Pottery

    Florence

  • UMass Fine Arts Center +
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    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • Vaillancourt Folk Art +
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    Vaillancourt Folk Art

    Sutton

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    Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio

    Beverly

  • Wistariahurst Museum +
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    Wistariahurst Museum

    Holyoke

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