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.


At MASS MoCA, a Celebration of Libraries - Wall Street Journal

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 ...

Watch What Happens When You Let A Punk Rock Marching Band Take Over An ... - Huffington Post

Watch What Happens When You Let A Punk Rock Marching Band Take Over An ...
Huffington Post
The 30-odd-piece band, which plays everything from Eastern European brass music to American rock and funk to classic '60s TV themes, went on to perform five shows at the MASS MoCA in August as they filmed the video for the new single "All Out Of ...

What Big-City Museums Could Learn From This “Company Town” for Art - Next City

Next City

What Big-City Museums Could Learn From This “Company Town” for Art
Next City
While this expansion will make it the largest contemporary art museum in the U.S., MASS MoCA has also been pioneering new economic models, civic engagement strategies and urban design interventions that are relevant for museums in much larger cities.

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Neutral Milk Hotel includes stop at MASS MoCA on what could be its final tour - MassLive.com

Neutral Milk Hotel includes stop at MASS MoCA on what could be its final tour
MassLive.com
Indie rock band Neutral Milk Hotel has added dates in 2015 including a performance at MASS MoCA in North Adams on April 17. The show is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.. While the group hasn't declared the jaunt an official "farewell tour" members have ...

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In the shadow of a masterpiece - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

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 ...

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