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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  • William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps +
    6 saves

    William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps

    Lexington

  • Academy of Music - Northampton +
    5 saves

    Academy of Music - Northampton

    Northampton

  • Luthiers Co-op +
    5 saves

    Luthiers Co-op

    Easthampton

  • Yiddish Book Center +
    5 saves

    Yiddish Book Center

    Amherst

  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +
    4 saves

    Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Boston

  • DCU Center +
    4 saves

    DCU Center

    Worcester

  • New Bedford Folk Festival +
    4 saves

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston +
    4 saves

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

  • Salsa Y Control Dance Company +
    4 saves

    Salsa Y Control Dance Company

    Allston

  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center +
    4 saves

    Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    New Bedford

  • Chelsea Art Walk +
    3 saves

    Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

  • Indian Ranch +
    3 saves

    Indian Ranch

    Webster

  • Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts +
    3 saves

    Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts

    Northampton

  • Provincetown Jazz Festival +
    3 saves

    Provincetown Jazz Festival

    Provincetown

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center +
    3 saves

    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Rockport

  • Berklee Performance Center +
    2 saves

    Berklee Performance Center

    Boston

  • Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds +
    2 saves

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Newton

  • Eastworks +
    2 saves

    Eastworks

    Easthampton

  • Marta's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association +
    2 saves

    Marta's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

    Oak Bluffs

  • MBL Club +
    2 saves

    MBL Club

    Woods Hole

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