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
Art and anatomy collide at Kidspace, at Mass MoCA in North Adams Manchester Journal NORTH ADAMS -- Laura Thompson stands in front of a larger-than-life size model heart, which simulates a heartbeat with the push of a button. As the curator for Mass MoCA's Kidspace, she describes her aim to cross the line between art and the sciences.
Richard Alcombright: Pulling the rope in North Adams Berkshire Eagle We can welcome 8,000 visitors for a Wilco concert at MASS MoCA or simply stretch out for a concert at Windsor Lake. We can watch the SteepleCats or we can go to a Little League game. We can walk in the downtown or hike through endless miles of trails.
Kiefer conjures history, irony, and myth at Mass MoCA Boston Globe NORTH ADAMS — During the summer of 1887, Gabriele d'Annunzio, the Italian decadent poet, journalist, and later soldier and politician, took to the seas with his friend Adolfo de Bosis. Their vessel, the Lady Clara, was cruising along the Adriatic ...
Mass MoCA Is It W Magazine One of the great joys of summer is a simple day-trip to North Adams, Massachusetts, where you'll find Mass MoCA, one of the most unusual contemporary art museums in the world. Not only is it the site for the spectacular quasi-permanent exhibitions of ...
MASS MoCA Awaits Vote on Its Huge Expansion artnet News The sprawling Mass MoCA site, on the National Register of Historic Places, was previously a cotton-printing factory dating from the Civil War era and a Sprague Electronics factory for much of the 20th century. It opened 15 years ago as a visual and ...
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