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.

Explore the Massachusetts Masterpiece Trail

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  • Shakespeare & Company, Lenox

  • Cyclorama, Boston

  • King Richard's Faire

    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

  • MASS MoCA

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • BosTix

    BosTix

    Greater Boston

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

    Worcester

  • Jacob's Pillow Dance

    Jacob's Pillow Dance

    Becket

  • UMass Fine Arts Center

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • HG October Mountain Estate

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • Art in the Orchard

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • Academy of Music - Northampton

    Academy of Music - Northampton

    Northampton

  • Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Rockport

  • DCU Center

    DCU Center

    Worcester

  • Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts

    Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts

    Northampton

  • Salsa Y Control Dance Company

    Salsa Y Control Dance Company

    Allston

  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    New Bedford

  • Imagine: A Center for Community & the Arts

    Imagine: A Center for Community & the Arts

    Cambridge