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

  • Brush Art Gallery & Studios +
    11 saves

    Brush Art Gallery & Studios

    Lowell

  • Marblehead Museum +
    11 saves

    Marblehead Museum

    Marblehead

  • Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio +
    11 saves

    Wicked Art Bar - Paint & Sip Studio

    Beverly

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
    7 saves

    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

  • Cape Ann Designs, Sea Glass Jewelry & Accessories +
    6 saves

    Cape Ann Designs, Sea Glass Jewelry & Accessories

    Gloucester

  • Newburyport ArtWalk 2015 +
    5 saves

    Newburyport ArtWalk 2015

    Newburyport

  • The Nines festival +
    2 saves

    The Nines festival

    Devens

  • Beverly Historical Society and Museum +
    1 saves

    Beverly Historical Society and Museum

    Beverly

  • Essex Art Center +
    1 saves

    Essex Art Center

    Lawrence

  • 119 Gallery +
    0 saves

    119 Gallery

    Lowell

  • ArcWorks Community Art Center +
    0 saves

    ArcWorks Community Art Center

    Peabody

  • DeLouise Studio +
    0 saves

    DeLouise Studio

    Rockport

  • Melody Phaneuf Paintings +
    0 saves

    Melody Phaneuf Paintings

    Gloucester

  • Port Blue Accents +
    0 saves

    Port Blue Accents

    Newburyport

  • Uncharted Gallery +
    0 saves

    Uncharted Gallery

    Lowell

  • Western Avenue Studios & Lofts +
    0 saves

    Western Avenue Studios & Lofts

    Lowell

  • The Vintage Bazaar

    Salisbury

    'An Inspiring Experience!' Join us in June and September for a semi-annual, two-day event you won't soon forget. Held... more

    + 6 saves
  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... more

    + 3 saves
  • Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe

    Newburyport

    Chococoa Baking Company is an artisanal baker of The Whoopie. A smaller, richer, triple chocolate version of the childhood treat.... more

    + 2 saves
  • Addison Gallery of American Art

    Andover

    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

    + 1 saves