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

  • Bobby Baker Gallery +
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    Bobby Baker Gallery

    Cataumet

  • The Clock Tower Gallery +
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    The Clock Tower Gallery

    Winthrop

  • Davis Art Gallery +
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    Davis Art Gallery

    Worcester

  • DeLouise Studio +
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    DeLouise Studio

    Rockport

  • The Field Gallery +
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    The Field Gallery

    West Tisbury

  • Fusco & Four Ventures +
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    Fusco & Four Ventures

    Boston

  • The Gallery at Tree's Place +
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    The Gallery at Tree's Place

    Orleans

  • Giclee of New England, Inc +
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    Giclee of New England, Inc

    Palmer

  • Gold Gallery +
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    Gold Gallery

    Boston

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

    Boston

  • Heart Pottery +
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    Heart Pottery

    Brewster

  • Hull Artists +
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    Hull Artists

    Hull

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    Judith Klein Art Gallery

    New Bedford

  • Kingston Gallery +
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    Kingston Gallery

    Boston

  • Marguerite Bride Fine Art +
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    Marguerite Bride Fine Art

    South Lee

  • Melody Phaneuf Paintings +
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    Melody Phaneuf Paintings

    Gloucester

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    Memento Cape Cod

    Orleans

  • Mobilia Gallery +
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    Mobilia Gallery

    Cambridge

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    New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

    New Bedford

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    New Bedford Free Public Library

    New Bedford