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 Berkshire theater scene and 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 +
    5 saves

    William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps

    Lexington

  • Yiddish Book Center +
    5 saves

    Yiddish Book Center

    Amherst

  • Art in the Orchard +
    4 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +
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    Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Boston

  • New Bedford Folk Festival +
    4 saves

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

  • 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

  • DCU Center +
    3 saves

    DCU Center

    Worcester

  • 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

  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston +
    3 saves

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center +
    3 saves

    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Rockport

  • Berklee Performance Center +
    2 saves

    Berklee Performance Center

    Boston

  • Eastworks +
    2 saves

    Eastworks

    Easthampton

  • Indian Ranch +
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    Indian Ranch

    Webster

  • MBL Club +
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    MBL Club

    Woods Hole

  • The Nines festival +
    2 saves

    The Nines festival

    Devens

  • Cape Harmony +
    1 saves

    Cape Harmony

    Hyannis

  • The Church of the Transfiguration +
    1 saves

    The Church of the Transfiguration

    Orleans

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