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

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    College Light Opera Company

    Falmouth

  • Marta's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association +
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    Marta's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

    Oak Bluffs

  • MBL Club +
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    MBL Club

    Woods Hole

  • The Mosquito Storyslam +
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    The Mosquito Storyslam

    Provincetown

  • The Vineyard Playhouse +
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    The Vineyard Playhouse

    Vineyard Haven

  • Voice Movement Therapy +
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    Voice Movement Therapy

    Oak Bluffs

  • Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel +
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    Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel

    Hyannis

  • Barnstable Comedy Club

    Barnstable

    As the oldest running, live community theater on Cape Cod (established 1922) and one of the oldest in America, we strive... more

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  • Cape Cinema

    Dennis

    For more than 80 years, the Cape Cinema in Dennis, Massachusetts has operated as a truly unique venue for movies, performance... more

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  • Cape Cod Center for the Arts Theatre for Children

    Dennis

    Enjoy the magic and wonder of live theatre designed especially for children. Appropriate for children preschool age on up. On... more

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  • Cape Cod Theater Coalition

    Dennis

    17 live theater venues across Cape Cod from Woods Hole to Provincetown. Comedy, drama, music and more. Year-round and summer theater. more

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  • Cape Cod Theatre Project

    Falmouth

    The Cape Cod Theatre Project presents staged readings of new American plays. Staged readings of brand new works allow the... more

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  • Cape Playhouse

    Dennis

    Celebrating its 85th season, the Cape Playhouse is proud to be America's Oldest Professional Summer Theatre - celebrating today's theater... more

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  • Cape Rep Theatre

    Brewster

    Professional theatre presenting an eclectic mix, from New Plays to Broadway Musicals in two venues, the intimate indoor theatre and... more

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  • Cotuit Center for the Arts

    Cotuit

    Cotuit Center for the Arts, founded in 1993 has established itself as a great place to celebrate the arts. Cotuit Center... more

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  • Elements Theatre Company

    Orleans

    Since primitive man uttered his first "ugh," humans have asked: who am I, how did I get here,... more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center

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  • Island Theatre Workshop

    Vineyard Haven

    Island Community Theatre Organization and Company. Established in 1968. Education through workshops, classes, performances, mentorships and exchanges. more

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  • Martha's Vineyard Playhouse

    Vineyard Haven

    The Playhouse operates year-round, presenting a wide selection of contemporary and classic plays; nurturing and developing new plays through staged... more

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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. more

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