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
From chalk to chocolate: DownStreet Art delivers diverse experience Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Mass MoCA kept the Marshall Street campus open until 7 p.m., and campus-based independent art galleries Ferrin Contemporary and Cynthia-Reeves kept their doors open longer for the festival. Both galleries hosted a "Meet the Curators" event as part of ...
Classical Music Listings for July 29-Aug. 4 New York Times Louis Langrée (above, at last year's Mostly Mozart Festival's opening night) will conduct Mozart's D minor piano concerto on Friday and Saturday. See listing below. Credit Tina Fineberg for The New York Times. A critical guide to performances of ...
Dream of 3-D mural honoring American workers nearer reality WTOP Griesedieck likes to compare the project's potential to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. The Mass MoCA is one of the largest visual and performing arts center in the U.S. It opened in a converted factory complex in 1999 and now draws ...
Musicians reach across generations in Bang on a Can's marathon Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Music by George Crumb, David Lang, Steve Reich and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams is part of Sturday's six-hour Bang on a Can Marathon, the culmination of three weeks of contemporary music-making on Mass MoCA's grounds, in its ...
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