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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    In the heart of western Massachusetts, Museums10 is a dynamic collaborative of 10 museums that inspire, engage and enrich their communities... more

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    Located at 66 Church Green in Taunton, Massachusetts, the Old Colony History Museum is home to an extensive collection of regional... more

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    Contemporary art gallery featuring Laurie M Goddard and guests in a new gallery in an old village, fun, award winning... more

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    The Hillport Gallery sits at the former home of William Barclay Parsons. Mr. Parsons was the designer of the Cape... more

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    Cambridge

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge is a unique art and design center that invites visitors to explore the experiments and wonders of... more

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    The Umbrella enriches lives and builds a vibrant community through the arts. We inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through... more

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