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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  • Shakespeare & Company, Lenox

  • Cyclorama, Boston

  • Pilgrim Hall Museum +
    80 saves

    Pilgrim Hall Museum

    Plymouth

  • South End Open Market +
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    South End Open Market

    Boston

  • Salmon Falls Gallery +
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    Salmon Falls Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

  • Kingston Collection +
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    Kingston Collection

    Kingston

  • Paradise City, Inc. +
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    Paradise City, Inc.

    Easthampton

  • Turn Park +
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    Turn Park

    West Stockbridge

  • 3D Bean +
    1 saves

    3D Bean

    Boston

  • ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery +
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    ArtsWorcester - Art Gallery

    Worcester

  • Beverly Historical Society and Museum +
    1 saves

    Beverly Historical Society and Museum

    Beverly

  • Essex Art Center +
    1 saves

    Essex Art Center

    Lawrence

  • Old Colony History Museum +
    1 saves

    Old Colony History Museum

    Taunton

  • Three Sisters Sanctuary +
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    Three Sisters Sanctuary

    Goshen

  • ArtWeek +
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    ArtWeek

    Boston

  • Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum +
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    Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum

    Boston

  • Hamill Gallery of African Art +
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    Hamill Gallery of African Art

    Boston

  • New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! +
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    New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

    New Bedford

  • Pairpoint Glas and Crystal +
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    Pairpoint Glas and Crystal

    Sagamore

  • Museums 10

    Amherst

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

    + 1 saves
  • Echo Gallery

    Shelburne Falls

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

    + 0 saves
  • Highfield Hall & Gardens

    Falmouth

    Highfield Hall & Gardens is a dynamic and unique museum providing opportunities for education, entertainment and inspiration. The natural, historic,... more

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