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

  • Adams National Historical Park +
    254 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Adolphus Busch Hall +
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    Adolphus Busch Hall

    Cambridge

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

    Springfield

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    Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Museum & Library

    Boston

  • Art Complex Museum +
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    Art Complex Museum

    Duxbury

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths +
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    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery +
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    ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery

    Worcester

  • ArtWeek +
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    ArtWeek

    Boston

  • Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a Historic New England property +
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    Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a Historic New England property

    Gloucester

  • Boston Children's Museum +
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    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • Cape Ann Museum +
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    Cape Ann Museum

    Gloucester

  • Cape Cod Museum of Art +
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    Cape Cod Museum of Art

    Dennis

  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
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    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation +
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    Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation

    Waltham

  • Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site +
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    Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site

    Glendale

  • A Christmas Museum (at Vaillancourt Folk Art +
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    A Christmas Museum (at Vaillancourt Folk Art

    Sutton

  • Church of the Transfiguration +
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    Church of the Transfiguration

    Orleans

  • The Clark +
    21 saves

    The Clark

    Williamstown

  • Codman Estate Carriage House +
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    Codman Estate Carriage House

    Lincoln

  • Cogswell's Grant, a Historic New England Property +
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    Cogswell's Grant, a Historic New England Property

    Essex