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
artnet Asks: Jim Shaw, Creator of Apocalyptic Visions artnet News He has two museum shows currently running in the United States, “Jim Shaw: Entertaining Doubts" at MASS MoCA and “Jim Shaw: The End is Here" and a concurrent solo exhibition simply titled “Jim Shaw" at Simon Lee Gallery, in London. On view at Simon ...
Bright Ideas Brewing to establish home at MASS MoCA The Beacon Photo by Nick Swanson/The Beacon. Co-founders Orion Howard [left] and Eric Kerns [right] stand in front of the future Bright Ideas Brewing taproom and microbrewery at MASS MoCA. It will be open in March. When co-founders Orion Howard and Eric Kerns ...
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