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
Of Peacocks and Patronage Valley Advocate Waterston's installation “Filthy Lucre” is a reinterpretation of James McNeill Whistler's “Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room,” and serves as the centerpiece of his new Mass Moca exhibit Uncertain Beauty. It is invitingly disorienting ...
Hospital closing roils North Adams Boston Globe Eventually, Mass MoCA, funded with state and private money, took over the sprawling Arnold Printing and Sprague Electric site. Today, every conversation about North Adams's future includes the 15-year-old museum. It was supposed to make the city a ...
2014 FreshGrass Award Open for Submissions Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News MASS MoCA North Adams, MA -- The FreshGrass Award, a highlight of the eponymous three-day bluegrass and roots music festival held each fall at MASS MoCA, crowns up-and-coming musicians who offer a fresh take on the genre. Now in its second year, ...
Cleaning up around North Adams during the Community Day of Service Berkshire Eagle Mass in Motion Coordinator Amanda Chilson said the path, which pedestrians use to safely cross Route 2, is part of a walking loop that circles Mass MoCA. The path was once littered with trash and graffiti, she said. "We hope that if we make this an ...
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