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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    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    Provincetown

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    Rose Art Museum

    Waltham

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    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

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    Sandwich Glass Museum

    Sandwich

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    Sargent House Museum

    Gloucester

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    Sawmill River Arts Gallery

    Montague Center

  • Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program +
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    Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

    Williamsburg

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    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

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    Springfield Museums

    Springfield

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    Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate

    Waltham

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    Turn Park

    West Stockbridge

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    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

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    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

  • Vaillancourt Folk Art +
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    Vaillancourt Folk Art

    Sutton

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    Whistler House Museum of Art

    Lowell

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    Whistler House Museum of Art

    Lowell

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    Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property

    Yarmouth Port

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    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • 3Museums.org

    Boylston

    The collaboration of 3 Great Museums, all within a few miles distance, offering discount admissions incentives to enhance visitation to these... more

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  • Addison Gallery of American Art

    Andover

    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

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