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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  • Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society

    Vineyard Haven

    Chamber music concerts. more

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  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    North Adams

    Located in Berkshire County's vibrant arts community, MCLA offers a wide array of meeting and event spaces to accommodate 10 to 2,000... more

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  • Maudslay Arts Center

    Newburyport

    Finest Jazz, country, swing, klezmer in our 'tanglewood north' pristine setting in Maudslay State Park, Newburyport. Spacious, acoustically superb setting... more

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  • Mechanics Hall

    Worcester

    Acoustically-outstanding, pre-Civil War concert hall; popular, jazz, and classical music concerts; dance performances. Rental venue. more

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  • Metropolitan Wind Symphony

    Jamaica Plain

    Founded by Jerry Gardner in 1971, the Metropolitan Wind Symphony is currently celebrating its 41st anniversary. The MWS comprises over 70 talented... more

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  • Mohawk Trail Concerts

    Charlemont

    Summer concert series featuring classical repertoire and American classics in intimate settings on the Smith College campus and at the... more

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  • Multicultural Arts Center

    Cambridge

    As New England's only multicultural arts center, we strive to present dedicated programming reflecting diversity in the arts. Please join... more

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  • Music at Eden's Edge

    Essex

    The North Shore's own resident chamber music ensemble. With an annual Summer Concert Series and a Family Concert each spring,... more

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  • Musicorda Summer Music Festival

    South Hadley

    Summer chamber music festival and pre-professional string training program at Mount Holyoke College. more

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  • Nantucket Musical Arts Society

    Nantucket

    Tuesday evening concerts by world-class classical musicians July and August. more

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  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

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  • New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

    The 2013 New Bedford Folk Festival, formerly called New Bedford Summerfest, will feature the best in contemporary, traditional and Celtic folk... more

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  • New Center for Arts & Culture

    Watertown

    Exploring the Jewish imagination through innovative programming, performances, and conversations that are relevant to both Jews and the broader community. more

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  • New England Conservatory of Music

    Boston

    Oldest independent school of music in the United States; concerts by faculty, students, and guest artists. more

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  • New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater

    Concord

    New Life Fine Arts' spiritually uplifting musical adaptation of the 1843 Charles Dickens' classic tells the story of the tight-fisted curmudgeon,... more

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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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  • North Shore Tonight

    Beverly

    The best way to stay connected with live music on Boston's North Shore. more

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  • PiNZ Entertainment

    Milford

    PiNZ Entertainment has 40,000 sq ft of fun, 20 bowling lanes, private bowling suite,arcade and laser tag. American fare at the... more

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  • Plymouth Memorial Hall

    Plymouth

    1400-seat performing arts center hosts concerts and lectures. more

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  • Quincy Symphony Orchestra

    Quincy

    The Quincy Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit organization consisting of amateur and professional musicians and a supportive group of volunteers... more

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