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



Kolok Gallery
121 Union St
North Adams, MA 01247

(413) 664 7381


Set in the Historic Windsor Mill in North Adams, Kolok Gallery represents and exhibits artwork by emerging and mid-career, nationally and internationally-based artists.


 
Melissa Lillie
North Adams, MA
melissalillie.com

Melissa Lillie's paintings reference natural forms using a personal visual language of vibrant colors and complex layers to reflect on the macroscopic and microscopic world.


MASS MoCA kicks off puzzling and visually seductive tour through museum - NEWS10 ABC

NEWS10 ABC

MASS MoCA kicks off puzzling and visually seductive tour through museum
NEWS10 ABC
ADAMS, Mass. (NEWS10) – MASS MoCA in North Adams just announced the summer performing arts season. It's one of the largest visual and performing arts centers in the country. NEWS10 ABC's Heather Kovar is there this morning with a tour by Joe ...

With Its New Building, SFMOMA Cements a Place on the World Stage - ARTnews

ARTnews

With Its New Building, SFMOMA Cements a Place on the World Stage
ARTnews
In terms of gallery space, its only real rivals are MASS MOCA (200,000 square feet) and Dia:Beacon (240,000), but both of those are very different beasts, concerned with the long-term display of very large works rather than collecting. Soon, MoMA's ...

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Teen artists on exhibit at Mass MoCA - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Teen artists on exhibit at Mass MoCA
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
"We really wanted to show the great work teens are doing in school and also out of school," said Laura Thompson, Mass MoCA's director of education and curator of Kidspace. "There's great art happening in the schools, even though arts resources are limited.

MASS MoCA's new exhibits display strange and wonderful art forms - The Beacon

The Beacon

MASS MoCA's new exhibits display strange and wonderful art forms
The Beacon
Photo by Mitchell Chapman/The Beacon Alex Da Corte's work might be confusing at first, but it bursts with vibrance and social commentary on consumerist society. The climate of Mass MoCA is changing with the addition of three new exhibitions: “Free ...

Bright Ideas Brewing at Mass MoCA creates microbrews for thirsty locals - Berkshire Eagle Online - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Bright Ideas Brewing at Mass MoCA creates microbrews for thirsty locals - Berkshire Eagle Online
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Photo Gallery | Bright Ideas Brewing at MASS MoCA is now open. NORTH ADAMS — Call it a bright idea. Open a microbrewery and taproom in front of a museum that attracts more than 100,000 annual visitors, in a city that has no brewery of its own, in a ...


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