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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  • The Mandolin Orchestra

    South Hadley

    The Mandolin Orchestra of South Hadley was founded in 2012. With the emergence of folk music, the mandolin regained popularity, and... more

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  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    North Adams

    Located in Berkshire County's vibrant arts community, MCLA offers a wide array of meeting and event spaces to accommodate 10 to 2,000... more

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  • Maudslay Arts Center

    Newburyport

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

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  • Mechanics Hall

    Worcester

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

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  • Mohawk Trail Concerts

    Charlemont

    Summer concert series featuring classical repertoire and American classics in intimate settings on the Smith College campus and at the... more

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  • Music at Amherst

    Amherst

    Music at Amherst is the Amherst College Music Department visiting artist series. more

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  • Music at Eden's Edge

    Essex

    The North Shore's own resident chamber music ensemble. With an annual Summer Concert Series and a Family Concert each spring,... more

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  • Nantucket Music Festival

    Nantucket

    NANTUCKET MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ONE YEAR HIATUS: EVENT PLANS TO RETURN IN 2016 - thanks to all our supporters, sponsors, amazing... more

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  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

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  • Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

    Plymouth

    The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional orchestral ensemble that presents a wide range of live music and educational programs... more

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  • Regent Theatre

    Arlington

    Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing... more

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  • Rogers Center for the Arts

    North Andover

    The Rogers Center for the Arts, located on the beautiful campus of Merrimack College in North Andover, presents a variety... more

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  • Salem Theatre Company

    Salem

    STC's mission is to enrich the artistic, cultural, and economic life of the greater Salem region through the performance of... more

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  • Soule Homestead Education Center

    Middleboro

    Founded to provide environmental educational programs, to promote organic agriculture, traditional crafts and cultural events. The Homestead hosts a Harvest... more

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  • South Mountain Concerts

    Pittsfield

    Chamber music concerts. more

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  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    Springfield

    Classical and youth concerts. more

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  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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  • Valley Light Opera

    Amherst

    Operatic Group singing Chorus in Public for 37 years. more

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  • Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The)

    Boston

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  • 3Rivers Arts

    Ayer

    3Rivers Arts is a 501(c)3 regional arts organization focused on bringing more art and cultural opportunities to communities in the... more

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