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 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in The Berkshires to 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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  • Shakespeare & Company, Lenox

  • Cyclorama, Boston

  • Boston Children's Museum

    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • SoWa Boston

    SoWa Boston

    Boston

  • Newbury Street

    Newbury Street

    Boston

  • Boston Harborfest

    Boston Harborfest

    Boston

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Boston

  • Blue Man Group

    Blue Man Group

    Boston

  • Museum of Science

    Museum of Science

    Boston

  • Museum of African American History

    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Boston

  • BosTix

    BosTix

    Greater Boston

  • Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston

  • Boston Opera House

    Boston Opera House

    Boston

  • Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Boston

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Boston

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • Copley Place

    Copley Place

    Boston

  • International Poster Gallery

    International Poster Gallery

    Boston

  • Jazz Week Boston

    Jazz Week Boston

    Boston

  • Improv Asylum

    Improv Asylum

    Boston