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
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 “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 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 ...
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 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 ...