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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  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
    109 saves

    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Boston Children's Museum +
    75 saves

    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home +
    59 saves

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox

  • Boston Harborfest +
    58 saves

    Boston Harborfest

    Boston

  • Worcester Art Museum +
    51 saves

    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • MASS MoCA +
    36 saves

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • Museum of African American History +
    36 saves

    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra +
    30 saves

    Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Boston

  • King Richard's Faire +
    30 saves

    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

  • Boston Pops Orchestra +
    26 saves

    Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston

  • Tanglewood +
    25 saves

    Tanglewood

    Lenox

  • BosTix +
    24 saves

    BosTix

    Greater Boston

  • Salisbury Beach Partnership +
    21 saves

    Salisbury Beach Partnership

    Salisbury

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    16 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • Rockport Music +
    15 saves

    Rockport Music

    Rockport

  • Jazz Week Boston +
    13 saves

    Jazz Week Boston

    Boston

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths +
    6 saves

    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • MassJazz +
    6 saves

    MassJazz

    Boston

  • Blanchard's Colonial Tavern +
    5 saves

    Blanchard's Colonial Tavern

    Avon

  • Bolton Fair +
    5 saves

    Bolton Fair

    Lancaster

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