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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  • Cyclorama, Boston

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    Church of the Transfiguration

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    Codman Estate Carriage House

    Lincoln

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    Danforth Art Museum School

    Framingham

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    Museum of Bad Art

    Somerville

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    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    Provincetown

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    Rose Art Museum

    Waltham

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    Sawmill River Arts Gallery

    Montague Center

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    ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery

    Worcester

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    The Church of the Transfiguration

    Orleans

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    Keep Homestead Museum

    Monson

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    Whistler House Museum of Art

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    Artworks! / Rowland Scherman Photographic Archives Museum

    Orleans

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    Worcester

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    Pinot's Palette Lexington Center

    Lexington

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