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.


UMF “Art on Campus” spotlights work of two, new contemporary artists - Daily Bulldog

Daily Bulldog

UMF “Art on Campus” spotlights work of two, new contemporary artists
Daily Bulldog
Majkut recently exhibited in a two-person exhibit at CUNY College of Staten Island, had a solo show at Babson College and exhibited at the Mint Museum, N.C. She was also an Artist in Residence at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass. She has been featured in ...

The Decemberists at MASS MoCA - alloveralbany

alloveralbany

The Decemberists at MASS MoCA
alloveralbany
(There are also MASS MoCA member and Spotify presales starting Thursday.) The band will be touring in support of a new album that's out March 16. Show/album blurbage: With I'll Be Your Girl, the Decemberists--lead vocalist and guitarist Meloy ...

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At Mass MoCA, a dark look at a possible future - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

At Mass MoCA, a dark look at a possible future
The Boston Globe
NORTH ADAMS — Inside a giant cave built with wooden palettes, gray industrial felt is coiled on the floor and hangs from the ceiling like soft stalactites. It enfolds you like a blanket fort, and it's the first thing you encounter in “Liz Glynn: The ...

Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this once-industrial town? - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this once-industrial town?
PBS NewsHour
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as MASS MoCA, has become one of America's largest exhibition spaces for modern creativity, as well as a case study in reviving old industrial towns. Jeffrey Brown reports on the museum's decision to ...

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A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA
Hyperallergic
“Perfectly Clear” is the centerpiece of a Turrell retrospective, Into the Light, at the newly expanded Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). And, as with much of his work, the piece has been designed to disrupt our sense of space and ...


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