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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  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
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    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Boston Children's Museum +
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    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • Boston Harborfest +
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    Boston Harborfest

    Boston

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

    Lenox

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    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

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    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

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    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

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    Tanglewood

    Lenox

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    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
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    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

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    Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Boston

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    Salisbury Beach Partnership

    Salisbury

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    BosTix

    Greater Boston

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    Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston

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    Bolton Fair

    Lancaster

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    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

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    Rockport Music

    Rockport

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    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

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    Jazz Week Boston

    Boston

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    Blanchard's Colonial Tavern

    Avon

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