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

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    59 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway +
    43 saves

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • South End Open Market +
    13 saves

    South End Open Market

    Boston

  • Art in the Orchard +
    9 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    9 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Addison Art Gallery +
    7 saves

    Addison Art Gallery

    Orleans

  • Chelsea Art Walk +
    5 saves

    Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

  • R(E)VOLVE a Holiday Pop Up Shop +
    1 saves

    R(E)VOLVE a Holiday Pop Up Shop

    Easthampton

  • Scituate Harbor

    Scituate

    Scituate Harbor is the "Heart" of Scituate with shopping, dining, entertainment, services, fishing and boating! First Friday Nights... more

    + 6 saves
  • Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe

    Newburyport

    Chococoa Baking Company is an artisanal baker of The Whoopie. A smaller, richer, triple chocolate version of the childhood treat.... more

    + 2 saves
  • Echo Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

    Contemporary art gallery featuring Laurie M Goddard and guests in a new gallery in an old village, fun, award winning... more

    + 0 saves