The Berkshires has long been home to
internationally recognized cultural contributors to the arts.
Residents have included Daniel Chester French, sculptor of
the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, and American illustrator,
Norman Rockwell. Many well known artists now make their homes
in the Berkshires and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary
Art, located in North Adams, is one of the worlds largest
contemporary art museums and a major player in the international
art scene . Located within 3 hours of Boston and New York
City, this area attracts summer residents, vacationers and
weekenders by the millions throughout the year.
Downtown North Adams will again host Downstreet Art. 34 visual arts destinations include Gallery Haiti, showing the work of contemporary Haitian-American artists. DownstreetArt.org
At MASS MoCA, a Celebration of Libraries Wall Street Journal 'Bibliothecaphilia' is an exhibit at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass., that features six artists whose work comments on the role of libraries and books in people's lives. fullscreen. 'Bibliothecaphilia,' a new exhibit opening next month at the ...
In the shadow of a masterpiece Boston Globe I bring this up now because Mass MoCA is on a roll. A couple of weeks ago Governor Deval Patrick announced a $25.4 million grant to fund an expansion that will make the museum the largest of its type in the nation. And while I know less about art than ...