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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  • 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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  • Lynn Memorial Auditorium

    Lynn

    The Lynn Memorial Auditorium is a 2072 seat facility located within City Hall. The Auditorium was re-opened in October 2006 beginning with... more

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  • The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

    Boston

    Boston's oldest professional theatre, presenting award-winning productions in our intimate space near Copley Square in the Back Bay neighborhood of... more

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  • The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Great Barrington

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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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  • 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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    Jamaica Plain

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

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  • Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant

    Boston

    Bawdy (PG-15.5) interactive show with six course, eat-with-your-hands banquet. Don't leave Boston without seeing the King! Also available for private... 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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  • MIFA Victory Theatre

    Holyoke

    MIFA's mission is to present the finest examples of contemporary practice in the performing, visual and literary arts for the... more

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  • Monomoy Theatre

    Chatham

    Repertoire ranges from musicals to Shakespeare. more

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  • The Murder Mystery Company in Boston

    Quincy

    The Murder Mystery Company is now performing live, interactive murder mystery shows in Quincy and Agawam! Join us for a... more

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  • The Murder Mystery Company in Boston

    Agawam

    Join The Murder Mystery Company for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food! Pay attention to the action, follow... more

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  • The Murder Mystery Company in Boston

    Boston

    The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Boston and... more

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  • MV Film Society

    Vineyard Haven

    Home to the MV Film Center, "Best of the Vineyard" winner for Best Movie Theatre in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The... more

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  • Mystery Cafe

    Boston

    We are America's Original Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Our doors opened in 1987 to a packed house in Cambridge, MA and... 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 Center for Arts & Culture

    Watertown

    Exploring the Jewish imagination through innovative programming, performances, and conversations that are relevant to both Jews and the broader community. 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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  • New Exhibition Room

    Somerville

    Inspired by Boston's revolutionary past, New Exhibition Room develops original and cheeky theatrical events with a local interdisciplinary ensemble. Our... more

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