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

  • Plimoth Plantation

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • Boston Children's Museum

    Boston Children's Museum

    Boston

  • Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre

    Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre

    Salem

  • The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox

  • Blue Man Group

    Blue Man Group

    Boston

  • King Richard's Faire

    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

  • Pilgrim Progress

    Pilgrim Progress

    Plymouth

  • BosTix

    BosTix

    Greater Boston

  • Boston Opera House

    Boston Opera House

    Boston

  • Barrington Stage Company

    Barrington Stage Company

    Pittsfield

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

  • The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

    Worcester

  • Improv Asylum

    Improv Asylum

    Boston

  • UMass Fine Arts Center

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

  • Art in the Orchard

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon

    The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon

    Foxborough

  • Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Escape Games Worcester

    Escape Games Worcester

    Worcester

  • Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport