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

  • Essex Art Center +
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    Essex Art Center

    Lawrence

  • The Galleries at 820 Main +
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    The Galleries at 820 Main

    Harwich Port

  • Gallery Voyeur +
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    Gallery Voyeur

    Provincetown

  • Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery +
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    Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery

    Amherst

  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center at the Guyer Barn +
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    Hyannis Harbor Arts Center at the Guyer Barn

    Hyannis

  • J H Sherburne Fine Art +
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    J H Sherburne Fine Art

    Buckland

  • L'Attitude Gallery +
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    L'Attitude Gallery

    Boston

  • The Loft Parlor +
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    The Loft Parlor

    Easthampton

  • Old Colony History Museum +
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    Old Colony History Museum

    Taunton

  • Outside Gallery +
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    Outside Gallery

    North Adams

  • Pop Up Art Gallery +
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    Pop Up Art Gallery

    Pittsfield

  • R(E)VOLVE a Holiday Pop Up Shop +
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    R(E)VOLVE a Holiday Pop Up Shop

    Easthampton

  • Ron Mello Studio pottery and gallery +
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    Ron Mello Studio pottery and gallery

    Middleboro

  • Three Sisters Sanctuary +
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    Three Sisters Sanctuary

    Goshen

  • Zea Mays Printmaking +
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    Zea Mays Printmaking

    Florence

  • 119 Gallery +
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    119 Gallery

    Lowell

  • Anthi's Drawing Room +
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    Anthi's Drawing Room

    Marion

  • ArcWorks Community Art Center +
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    ArcWorks Community Art Center

    Peabody

  • Artist Exposure Gallery +
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    Artist Exposure Gallery

    Plymouth

  • ArtWeek +
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    ArtWeek

    Boston