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.


Main Street Hospitality Group names new wine and bar director - MassLive.com

Main Street Hospitality Group names new wine and bar director
MassLive.com
In addition to the Red Lion Inn, the Main Street Hospitality Group operates the Porches Inn at MASS MoCA in North Adams and the Williams Inn in Williamstown. For more information, visit redlioninn.com/mshg or call (413) 298-1611. Wine glasses.Andreas ...

Bright home decor at New England's museum shops - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Bright home decor at New England's museum shops
Boston Globe
“Blue Curvee” serving platter. Sol LeWitt, $208 at Hardware: The MASS MoCA Store, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, 413-664-4481, massmocashopping.org. “Slinky” vase. $480 at Portland Museum of Art Store, 7 Congress Square, Portland, Maine, ...

Leading nonprofit jobs hold big perks - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Leading nonprofit jobs hold big perks
Boston Globe
So Mass MoCA's board sought the help of a wealthy donor, who agreed to fund a $50,000 annual “retention bonus” for five consecutive years to recognize what Morris called the “sacrifice” Thompson made in turning down the other job. Nearly six years ...

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Revealing love of libraries at Mass MoCA - Berkshire Eagle

Revealing love of libraries at Mass MoCA
Berkshire Eagle
They appear in his work, "Marginalia," as part of a new exhibit at Mass MoCA curated by Alexandra Foradas, a graduate student in art history at Williams College. "Bibliothecaphilia," the love of libraries, opens on Saturday, Jan. 24. Foradas has always ...

At Mass MoCA, the Pleasures of Reading XXXposed - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

At Mass MoCA, the Pleasures of Reading XXXposed
Hyperallergic
The Bibliotecaphilia exhibition opening at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) this week features filmmaker Clayton Cubitt's provocative Hysterical Literature video series, which depicts women reading literature aloud and ...

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