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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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Boston

    An intimate Venetian-inspired palace in the heart of Boston, with three floors of galleries surrounding a flower-filled courtyard, the Isabella... more

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  • Julesplace - Art Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery representing 75 mid-career contemporary artists from across United States. Specialized in residential and corporate art consulting. Serving greater Boston... more

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  • King's Chapel Concert Series

    Boston

    The King's Chapel Concert Series was founded in 1958 by the renowned organist and composer Daniel Pinkham. Now under the direction... more

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  • L'Academie

    Boston

    Sassy chamber orchestra specializing in French Baroque more

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  • Laconia Gallery

    Boston

    Laconia Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the South End and the wider Boston area by... more

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  • Lanoue Fine Art

    Boston

    Situated on fashionable Newbury Street, Lanoue Fine Art offers a unique selection of contemporary art, specializing in mixed media, by... more

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  • Laugh Boston

    Boston

    Boston's Premiere Stand-Up Comedy Club, located in the Westin Waterfront Hotel, featuring the best in local and national comedians, Wed=... more

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  • The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

    Boston

    Boston's oldest professional theatre, presenting award-winning productions in our intimate space near Copley Square in the Back Bay neighborhood of... more

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  • Martin Lawrence Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery: Warhol, Francis, Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Dali and more... more

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  • Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant

    Boston

    Bawdy (PG-15.5) interactive show with six course, eat-with-your-hands banquet. Don't leave Boston without seeing the King! Also available for private... more

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  • The Murder Mystery Company in Boston

    Boston

    The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Boston and... more

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  • The Murder Mystery Company in Boston

    Boston

    The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Boston and... more

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  • Mystery Cafe

    Boston

    We are America's Original Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Our doors opened in 1987 to a packed house in Cambridge, MA and... 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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  • Robert Klein Gallery

    Boston

    The Robert Klein Gallery was established in 1980 and ranks among the world's most prestigious showrooms of fine art photography.The... more

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  • Samson

    Boston's Historic South End

    Samson creates and presents programs that explore the diversity of cultures and voices that continually shape contemporary art and ideas... more

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  • Shear Madness

    Boston

    Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit... more

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  • Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse

    Boston

    Hilarious whodunit in which the audience gets to solve the crime. more

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  • Shubert Theatre

    Boston

    Newly restored 1600+ seat theater, considered Boston Theatre District's Little Princess. Home to many local community arts organizations and venue for... more

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  • The Society of Arts and Crafts

    Boston

    SAC is the oldest nonprofit crafts organization in the US. Galleries exhibit established artists working in basketry ceramics, decorative fiber,... more

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