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

  • 1794 Meetinghouse +
    1 saves

    1794 Meetinghouse

    New Salem

  • Academy of Music - Northampton +
    6 saves

    Academy of Music - Northampton

    Northampton

  • The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum +
    2 saves

    The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

    Springfield

  • Ann Brauer Quilt Studio +
    17 saves

    Ann Brauer Quilt Studio

    Shelburne Falls

  • Art in the Orchard +
    10 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Artists Square Group Gallery +
    1 saves

    Artists Square Group Gallery

    Springfield

  • Barrington Stage Company +
    26 saves

    Barrington Stage Company

    Pittsfield

  • Beehive Sewing Studio + Workspace +
    10 saves

    Beehive Sewing Studio + Workspace

    Northampton

  • Botanic Garden of Smith College +
    68 saves

    Botanic Garden of Smith College

    Northampton

  • Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site +
    46 saves

    Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site

    Glendale

  • The Clark +
    19 saves

    The Clark

    Williamstown

  • DownStreet Art +
    9 saves

    DownStreet Art

    North Adams

  • Eastworks +
    3 saves

    Eastworks

    Easthampton

  • ECA+ Gallery +
    1 saves

    ECA+ Gallery

    Easthampton

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    61 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art +
    190 saves

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

    Amherst

  • FOLCWALD Gallery of Sculptural Art +
    11 saves

    FOLCWALD Gallery of Sculptural Art

    Amherst

  • Giclee of New England, Inc +
    0 saves

    Giclee of New England, Inc

    Palmer

  • Hasty Pudding Theatricals +
    1 saves

    Hasty Pudding Theatricals

    Cambridge

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    12 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox