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.


Summit Public Art installs 'Fun with Fungi' sculpture on Village Green - NJ.com

NJ.com

Summit Public Art installs 'Fun with Fungi' sculpture on Village Green
NJ.com
He has exhibited his work extensively, at places like the New Museum and the Whitney Museum in NY, MASS MoCA in MA, and others. His work is also housed at the Denver Art Museum, the ICA and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MoMA and the ...

'Filthy Lucre': Artist Darren Waterston's Double Vision - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

'Filthy Lucre': Artist Darren Waterston's Double Vision
Wall Street Journal
“The piece talks about complicated relationships between art and money, and artists and their patrons,” says Susan Cross, the MASS MoCA curator who began shepherding Filthy Lucre in 2012. “It's an homage but also a critique.” Over the course of a 10 ...

Family-Friendly Music Festivals This Summer - New York Times

New York Times

Family-Friendly Music Festivals This Summer
New York Times
If on the scale of child friendliness, the bacchanalian Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a 1 and the Kids Corner Music Festival in Philadelphia scores a 10, what is a 5? Where can parents hear the bands they love without exposing their ...

Neutral Milk Hotel delights audience at Mass MoCA - The Williams record

Neutral Milk Hotel delights audience at Mass MoCA
The Williams record
Critically-acclaimed indie band Neutral Milk Hotel performed last Friday night in Mass MoCA's theatre. The show was highly anticipated as part of the group's self-described “last tour for the foreseeable future,” and many students from the College ...

Jim Shaw's subconscious runs amok at Mass MoCA - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

Jim Shaw's subconscious runs amok at Mass MoCA
Boston Globe (subscription)
The Mass MoCA show kicks off, unforgettably, with a vast room filled with giant paintings made on pre-painted theater backdrops. The first of them, “The Rinse Cycle” (a wink at Wagner's “Ring Cycle”), features glossy wigs floating in front of a ...

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