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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  • Images Cinema

    Williamstown

    Images Cinema is a year-round, non-profit community film house featuring the best in world cinema. Annual Family Flicks Under the... more

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  • Laugh Boston

    Boston

    Boston's Premiere Stand-Up Comedy Club, located in the Westin Waterfront Hotel, featuring the best in local and national comedians, Wed=... 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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  • massmouth,inc

    Jamaica Plain

    Promoting the timeless art of storytelling through social media, education and live performance. more

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  • Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    Lowell

    Merrimack Valley's only professional theatre company, presenting contemporary and new plays from September - May. An intimate and inviting 308-seat... more

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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. more

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  • New Bedford Festival Theatre

    New Bedford

    Popular musicals staged in the Zeiterion Theatre, a restored vaudeville house. more

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  • New Century Theatre

    Northampton

    Sam Rush and playwright Jack Neary founded New Century Theatre in 1991. NCT's artistic goal is to produce new works, area... more

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  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is a unique award-winning regional theater company that features Broadway stars performing alongside local... 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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  • Sea Change Theatre Company

    Beverly

    Sea Change Theatre Company endeavors to enliven the heart, engage the imagination, and challenge cultural preconceptions with theatrical works of... more

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  • Shear Madness

    Boston

    Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit... more

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  • Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse

    Boston

    Hilarious whodunit in which the audience gets to solve the crime. more

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  • Spotlight Playhouse

    Lawrence

    Community Theater that provides professional quality theatre, educational endeavors, creative outlets, and an artistic voice for the community within an... more

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  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

    Nantucket

    Community-based theater. more

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  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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  • UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company

    North Dartmouth

    University theatre company presenting four main-stage musicals and plays and one free outdoor summer cabaret annually. more

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  • Wachusett Theatre Company

    Holden

    Musicals staged at Foothills Theatre. more

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

    Boston

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