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

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  • Featherstone Meeting House for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Year-round performances and gallery shows. more

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  • Firebird Ensemble

    Cambridge

    Firebird Ensemble is a group of adventurous, young musicians who strive for artistic excellence and seek to attract and engage... more

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  • Flying Object

    Hadley

    Flying Object is non-profit art and publishing organization with a storefront gallery and letterpress studio space in the former Hadley... more

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  • From the Top

    Boston

    Based in Boston, From the Top is an independent non-profit organization that celebrates the power of music in the hands... more

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  • gimmeLIVE

    Gloucester

    Headquartered in Gloucester, MA, gimmeLIVE presents critically acclaimed concerts at premier intimate venues featuring top local talent on stage with... more

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  • Gordon College Music Guild

    Wenham

    Hear great music ensembles performed in a variety of genres and styles. Special Music events throughout the year. more

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  • Hatch Memorial Shell

    Boston

    Outdoor concert venue on the banks of the Charles River; special events; Friday night movies; 4th of July Boston Pops... more

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  • Highfield Hall

    Falmouth

    Highfield Hall & Gardens is a dynamic and unique museum providing opportunities for education, entertainment and inspiration. The natural, historic,... more

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  • Highfield Hall & Gardens

    Falmouth

    Highfield Hall & Gardens is an engaging historic property that has been restored and revitalized to serve as a place... more

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  • Highfield Theater

    Falmouth

    Offering outstanding repertoire of classic musicals and light opera favorites for the whole family. more

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  • Hingham Civic Music Theatre

    Hingham

    Hingham Civic Music Theatre has been entertaining audiences since 1948 and serving as an outlet for the wonderfully talented people who... more

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  • Hopkinton Center for Arts

    Hopkinton

    The Hopkinton Center for the Arts (HCA) is a visual and performing arts center. The art galleries at the HCA... more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center

    Hyannis

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  • iFest

    Boston

    IFest is a premium 3 day festival of contemporary Irish culture coming to Boston on September 26th-September 28th. This festival will... more

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  • Ipswich Arts

    Ipswich

    Profiles and information on all facets of the Ipswich art scene. Includes information on local artists and artisans, classes and... more

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  • The James Library & Center for the Arts

    Norwell

    Literature and the arts are alive and well in Norwell. Stop by our library and pick up a current bestseller... more

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  • JazzFest Falmouth

    Falmouth

    JazzFest Falmouth is an annual Fall celebration of jazz and blues in scenic Falmouth on Cape Cod. Come join the... more

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  • King's Chapel Concert Series

    Boston

    The King's Chapel Concert Series was founded in 1958 by the renowned organist and composer Daniel Pinkham. Now under the direction... more

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  • L'Academie

    Boston

    Sassy chamber orchestra specializing in French Baroque more

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  • Long & Away

    Medford

    Long & Away is a professional consort of viols that was founded in Boston in 2005. Our name is a reference... more

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