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

  • Worcester Art Museum +
    122 saves

    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • Bolton Fair +
    39 saves

    Bolton Fair

    Lancaster

  • The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts +
    23 saves

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

    Worcester

  • Indian Ranch +
    5 saves

    Indian Ranch

    Webster

  • DCU Center +
    4 saves

    DCU Center

    Worcester

  • Charlton Woods

    Charlton

    Charlton Woods is a recreation and conference center located on 380 acres of beautiful woodland, including a 35 acre pond. Activities include... more

    + 4 saves
  • Cultural Center at Eagle Hill

    Hardwick

    A place to connect with the arts and with each other in rural Central Massachusetts, presenting a wide range of... more

    + 3 saves
  • Mechanics Hall

    Worcester

    Acoustically-outstanding, pre-Civil War concert hall; popular, jazz, and classical music concerts; dance performances. Rental venue. more

    + 1 saves
  • Becoming More Productions

    Whitinsville

    Becoming More Productions is a Worcester-based visual and performing arts collaborative committed to personal and artistic courage through the development... more

    + 0 saves
  • Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

    Worcester

    Performances in neo-classical concert hall. more

    + 0 saves
  • Charlton Arts & Activities Center

    Charlton

    The CAAC is a volunteer run arts & activities center that provides music (instrument & voice) lessons, art lessons, Irish... more

    + 0 saves
  • Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra

    Milford,

    At Claflin Hill we know that gathering with your friends and family is an ancient ritual that builds profound relationships... more

    + 0 saves
  • Cornerstone Performing Arts Center

    Fitchburg

    Cornerstone Performing Arts Center bring an unparalleled theatrical experience through its annual season of theatre and modern dance productions. Cornerstone... more

    + 0 saves
  • Decades Rewind

    Worcester

    Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show! Come... more

    + 0 saves
  • Music Worcester

    Worcester

    Music Worcester is a non-profit cultural organization and presenter of a season of events in Worcester, in a variety of... more

    + 0 saves
  • PiNZ Milford

    Milford

    Bowling, Arcade, Bar & Grille, Patio, Laser Tag more

    + 0 saves
  • stART on the Street

    Worcester

    stART on the Street hosts its 10th annual September festival Sunday, 9/16. In addition to the 350+ artists and crafters selling their... more

    + 0 saves
  • Worcester Chamber Music Society

    Worcester

    Hailed as a group with style, imagination and chops, WCMS is a musical ensemble founded locally, performing locally, and intimately... more

    + 0 saves
  • Worcester Cultural Coalition/WOO Card

    Worcester

    Worcester: Where will you WOO? Use the WOO Card to save at more than 60 Worcester area restaurants, museums, theaters, hotels... more

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