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

  • 3D Bean

    3D Bean

    Boston

  • The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

    The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

    Springfield

  • Amherst Business Improvement District

    Amherst Business Improvement District

    Amherst

  • Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library

    Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library

    Boston

  • Art in the Orchard

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery

    ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery

    Worcester

  • ArtWeek

    ArtWeek

    Boston

  • Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a Historic New England property

    Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a Historic New England property

    Gloucester

  • Beverly Historical Society and Museum

    Beverly Historical Society and Museum

    Beverly

  • Boch Center - Wang & Shubert Theatres

    Boch Center - Wang & Shubert Theatres

    Boston

  • Boston Early Music Festival

    Boston Early Music Festival

    Cambridge

  • Boston Sculptors Gallery

    Boston Sculptors Gallery

    Boston

  • Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum

    Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum

    Boston

  • Church of the Transfiguration

    Church of the Transfiguration

    Orleans

  • ComedySportz

    ComedySportz

    Jamaica Plain

  • Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Newton

  • Encore Boston Harbor

    Encore Boston Harbor

    Everett

  • Essex Art Center

    Essex Art Center

    Lawrence

  • Eustis Estate

    Eustis Estate

    Milton

  • Hamill Gallery of African Art

    Hamill Gallery of African Art

    Boston