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

  • Axelle Fine Arts

    Boston

    Axelle Fine Arts Galerie was established in 1993 in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. In addition to this original... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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  • Bakalar & Paine Galleries. Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    Boston

    Massachusetts College of Art and Design's Bakalar & Paine Galleries are a venue unlike any other, offering professionally and imaginatively... more

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  • Barbara Krakow Gallery

    Boston

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, established in 1963, shows Minimal and Conceptually-based art in all media, with regular exhibitions from September through July more

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  • Boston Sculptors Gallery

    Boston

    Boston Sculptors Gallery hosts two concurrent solo shows every month presenting the works of it 34 members through a two-year cycle... more

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  • Copley Society of Art

    Boston

    The Copley Society of Art is a non-profit organization committed to the advancement, enjoyment, and the promotion of its member... more

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  • Design Museum Boston

    Boston

    We're a new kind of museum focused on educating the world about design. We're based in Boston, but we don't... more

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  • Fort Point Arts Community - Art at 12, Made in Fort Point

    Boston

    Art at 12 and Made in Fort Point, our newest gallery, store and events space is open at 12 Farnsworth Street in... more

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  • Fort Point Arts Community Gallery

    Boston

    The FPAC Gallery at 300 Summer Street, is a venue for all visual media, which presents eight exhibitions each year, with... more

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  • Galerie d'Orsay

    Boston

    For more than a decade, Galerie d'Orsay has served as Boston's première resource for the finest of Master... more

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  • Galleria Florentia

    Boston

    Galleria Florentia provides Custom Italian and French Furniture for Luxury Homes and Corporations in classical, contemporary and traditional styles that... more

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  • Giovanni DeCunto

    Boston

    Studio of nationally renown painter, Giovanni DeCunto. Exhibiting for acquistion original contemporary figurative and landscape paintings. more

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  • The Hidden Art Gallery

    Boston

    The Hidden Art Gallery is tucked away on the "Hill" behind the State House.Exhibits contemporary oil paintings... more

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  • Howard Yezerski Gallery

    Boston

    Contemporary Art Gallery in Boston's South End more

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  • Laconia Gallery

    Boston

    Laconia Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the South End and the wider Boston area by... more

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  • Lanoue Fine Art

    Boston

    Situated on fashionable Newbury Street, Lanoue Fine Art offers a unique selection of contemporary art, specializing in mixed media, by... more

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  • Martin Lawrence Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery: Warhol, Francis, Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Dali and more... more

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  • Panopticon Gallery

    Boston

    Photography gallery more

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  • Robert Klein Gallery

    Boston

    The Robert Klein Gallery was established in 1980 and ranks among the world's most prestigious showrooms of fine art photography.The... more

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  • Samson

    Boston's Historic South End

    Samson creates and presents programs that explore the diversity of cultures and voices that continually shape contemporary art and ideas... more

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