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
Punch Brothers, Mr. Sun, more announced for FreshGrass at Mass MoCA Albany Times Union (blog) Twisted Pine, Punch Brothers, Mr. Sun and Alison Brown are among the 12 acts freshly announced for FreshGrass, Mass MoCA's three-day festival of bluegrass and sundry. Set for Sept. 18-20 in North Adams, Mass., the FreshGrass lineup also includes: ...
FreshGrass Announces Initial Lineup Artists for 2015 Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News Punch Brothers North Adams, MA -- FreshGrass, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's (MASS MoCA) 3-day bluegrass and roots music festival, announces the first round of bands set to play its annual September festival, with headliner the Punch ...