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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  • Art of the Tangle

    Lowell

    Art of the Tangle is an art and fiber studio, located at Western Avenue Studios. We offer classes in pattern... more

  • Brush Gallery and Artists' Studios

    Lowell

    The Brush Gallery and Artists' Studios have been in the heart of Lowell's arts district for 30 years. Come enjoy regional... more

  • The Cogitation Zone

    Lowell

    Art studio specializing in pottery and watercolors. Classes offered. Please visit me at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, the largest... more

  • Lowell Festival Foundation/Folk Festival

    Lowell

    The largest free folk festival in the nation is three days of traditional music, dance, craft demonstrations, street parades, dance... more

  • Lowell Gallery

    Lowell

    The Lowell Gallery hosts the largest collection of Lowell art and historical items. Hundreds of 19th and 20th Century photos.... more

  • 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

  • New England Quilt Museum

    Lowell

    The New England Quilt Museum, at the heart of America's textile region, is the only institution in the northeast devoted... more

  • Pamela Wamala Fine Art Studio

    Lowell

    Pamela Wamala, is a pastel painter, instructor and one of 13 artists located at Brush Art Gallery 148 State Street, Boston, MA 02109... more

  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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