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 +
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    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston +
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    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Boston

  • Museum of Science +
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    Museum of Science

    Boston

  • Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property +
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    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

    Boston

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway +
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    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum +
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    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Boston

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art +
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    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • International Poster Gallery +
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    International Poster Gallery

    Boston

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths +
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    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library +
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    Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library

    Boston

  • ArtWeek +
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    ArtWeek

    Boston

  • Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum +
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    Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum

    Boston

  • Trinity Church

    Boston

    Trinity Church is a masterpiece of American architecture. Dedicated in 1877, Trinity presented a bold, fresh new face and feeling for... more

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  • BODY WORLDS Vital

    Boston

    Created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens, BODY WORLDS is the culmination of the German scientist and physician's more than 35-year... more

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  • Faneuil Hall

    Boston

    CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS THROUGH APRIL 2018. For 275 years, Faneuil Hall remains a site of meetings, protests, and debate right up to... more

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  • Grand Circle Gallery

    Boston

    Grand Circle Gallery offers travel-themed exhibits featuring vintage travel posters. The extensive poster collection focuses on the "Golden Age... more

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  • ICA

    Boston

    Rotating exhibits of cutting-edge, international artists in a dramatic new buidling on Boston Harbor with cantilevered exhibition galleries and a... more

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  • Design Museum Boston

    Boston

    We're a new kind of museum focused on educating the world about design. We have offices based in Boston, MA;... 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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