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.


North Adams officials propose bike path linking city with Williamstown - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle

North Adams officials propose bike path linking city with Williamstown
Berkshire Eagle
Mayor Richard Alcombright touts the path as linking several community assets, including Greylock School, Brayton School, Alcombright Athletic Complex and eventually Mass MoCA and the Western Gateway Heritage State Park. "We've made a lot of ...

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John Barrett III: Governor Baker will work across party lines - Berkshire Eagle

John Barrett III: Governor Baker will work across party lines
Berkshire Eagle
I have known Charlie Baker for over 20 years and worked with him on several projects, including Mass MoCA when he was secretary of administration and finance. It seems like only yesterday that Baker said to me in his office at the Statehouse, "The guy ...

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North Adams denied bid for $6.8M state revitalization grant - Berkshire Eagle

North Adams denied bid for $6.8M state revitalization grant
Berkshire Eagle
... and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. That region of the city has been a focus of officials, who hope to better connect Mass MoCA with the rest of the downtown and the future Greylock Market, currently Western Gateway Heritage State Park.

Project Runway-style event for screenwriters at Mass MoCA - Berkshire Eagle

Project Runway-style event for screenwriters at Mass MoCA
Berkshire Eagle
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Screenwriters at all skill levels are being sought for Williamstown Film Festival's Project Screenplay to be held 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Mass MoCA in North Adams. Screenwriter/mentor Andrew Osborne will host. Interested screenwriters can ...

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint @ MASS MoCA - Albany Times Union (blog)

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint @ MASS MoCA
Albany Times Union (blog)
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — They're calling it the Oh Yeah! Tour, and it was one helluva big party direct from the Big Easy. Two of New Orleans' most revered musical treasures – the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint – teamed up for a rompin' ...

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