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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  • Salem Theatre Company

    Salem

    STC's mission is to enrich the artistic, cultural, and economic life of the greater Salem region through the performance of... more

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  • Smith College Performing Arts

    Northampton

    Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances... more

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  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

    Top names in music, variety, and comedy the tent and in the round. more

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  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall

    Wellfleet

    Wellfleet Preservation Hall, is a year-round community cultural center uniquely reflecting the creative spirit of the area. With two performing... more

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  • 3Rivers Arts

    Ayer

    3Rivers Arts is a 501(c)3 regional arts organization focused on bringing more art and cultural opportunities to communities in the... more

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  • ArtsEmerson:The World On Stage

    Boston

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage showcases first-class performances from all over the world, providing new opportunities for the Boston community... more

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  • Aston Magna Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early music concerts using historically accurate instruments and performance practices. more

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  • Aston Magna Music Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early baroque music performed on period instruments. more

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  • Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

    Hingham

    Under the leadership by Music Director Jin Kim Atlantic Symphony has become one of the leading regional professional orchestras in... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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  • Berkshire Bach Society

    Great Barrington

    The mission of the Berkshire Bach Society is to share the vast repertoire of music by J.S. Bach, his... more

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  • Berkshire Choral Festival

    Sheffield

    International choral festival. more

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  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Boston

    Dramatic tented structure on Boston Harbor presents pop, country,classical, jazz, and rhythm and blues artists. more

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  • Boston Baroque

    Belmont

    Three-time Grammy Nominee Boston Baroque--the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America--is now widely regarded as one of the... more

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  • Boston Baroque

    Brighton

    Boston Baroque is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America. The ensemble produces exciting, intense, ground-breaking performances for... more

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  • The Boston Camerata

    Cambridge

    The Boston Camerata is delighted to announce its upcoming season, the 59th since its founding. The expanded season includes four... more

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  • Boston Gay Men's Chorus

    Boston

    The Boston Gay Men's Chorus is one of New England's largest and most successful community-based choruses. Founded in 1982, the 175-voice... more

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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra

    Boston

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  • Boston Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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