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.


The art of rebuilding a city - The Advocate

The art of rebuilding a city
The Advocate
... and programs facilitated in conjunction with schools. In the near future Mr Dobson would like to create a basic workshop space, to engage with the community. ''Similar to MASS MoCA, where people can come in at any time and work on their art,'' he said.

North Adams: DownStreet Art events slated Thursday - Berkshire Eagle

North Adams: DownStreet Art events slated Thursday
Berkshire Eagle
The DownStreet Art Trolley will run on an art loop from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning at Mass MoCA, where Independent Art Projects will have its grand opening, stopping at galleries along Main Street, the Rudd Art Museum, and all DownStreet art murals.

FreshGrass Award Announces All-Star Jury for 2014 - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

FreshGrass Award Announces All-Star Jury for 2014
Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News
Hundreds of works of visual and performing art have been created on its 19th-century factory campus during fabrication and rehearsal residencies in North Adams, making MASS MoCA among the most productive sites in the country for the creation and ...

Classical Notes: Events at Glimmerglass, MassMoCA, Tanglewood - Albany Times Union (blog)

Classical Notes: Events at Glimmerglass, MassMoCA, Tanglewood
Albany Times Union (blog)
The new music collective Bang on a Can is in the midst of its annual residency at Mass MoCA in North Adams. Besides some big concerts in the museum's auditorium, every afternoon there are recitals in the galleris that guarantee an interesting and on ...

Bang on a Can connects musical, visual works at Mass MoCA - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Bang on a Can connects musical, visual works at Mass MoCA
Boston Globe
When the composers David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon founded the musical collective Bang on a Can 27 years ago, the reference point for their aspirations lay not in the music world, but in the art world. They saw people lining up around the ...
Bang on a Can Festival: Music makes an art connectionBerkshire Eagle

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