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

  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
    335 saves

    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate


  • Salisbury Beach Partnership +
    57 saves

    Salisbury Beach Partnership


  • Rockport Music +
    31 saves

    Rockport Music


  • Firehouse Center for the Arts +
    7 saves

    Firehouse Center for the Arts


  • William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps +
    6 saves

    William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps


  • Shalin Liu Performance Center +
    5 saves

    Shalin Liu Performance Center


  • The Nines festival +
    2 saves

    The Nines festival


  • Lexington Symphony +
    1 saves

    Lexington Symphony


  • Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Inc. +
    1 saves

    Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Inc.


  • Old Sloop Coffeehouse +
    1 saves

    Old Sloop Coffeehouse


  • Lowell Summer Music Series +
    0 saves

    Lowell Summer Music Series


  • Uncharted Gallery +
    0 saves

    Uncharted Gallery


  • The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series


    The third Saturday of the month July 20, August 17 & September 21 Gloucester's Main Street becomes an entertainment mall featuring five performance... more

    + 12 saves
  • Blue Ocean Event Center


    Blue Ocean Event Center has revived the shores of Salisbury Beach providing a unique, first-rate oceanfront dining, event and entertainment... more

    + 10 saves
  • North Shore Music Theatre


    Since 1955, NSMT has become one of the most attended theatres in New England. NSMT continues to annually produce a musical... more

    + 6 saves
  • Museum of Printing

    North Andover

    Printing has been the predecessor to changes in civilization. Gutenberg's invention of movable type spread religion, improved printing press' fostered... more

    + 4 saves
  • Lowell Festival Foundation/Folk Festival


    The largest free folk festival in the nation is three days of traditional music, dance, craft demonstrations, street parades, dance... more

    + 2 saves
  • Salem Arts Festival


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

    + 2 saves
  • Lowell Memorial Auditorium


    Historical landmark; venue for year-round musical, dance, and concert performances. more

    + 1 saves
  • Maudslay Arts Center


    Finest Jazz, country, swing, klezmer in our 'tanglewood north' pristine setting in Maudslay State Park, Newburyport. Spacious, acoustically superb setting... more

    + 1 saves