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.


GV student accepted to honorable music festival - Grand Valley Lanthorn

Grand Valley Lanthorn

GV student accepted to honorable music festival
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Only four Grand Valley State University students have ever been accepted to the prestigious Bang on a Can music festival at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) in North Adams, Mass. The honor, however, comes with a big price ...

35 must-see spring and summer arts events in New England - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

35 must-see spring and summer arts events in New England
Boston Globe (subscription)
Founded by Chicago rockers Wilco at Mass MoCA in North Adams, this festival encompasses multiple genres of music and comedy. Among the pleasures on tap are John Hodgman's Big Time Comedy Thing, King Sunny Ade & His African Beats, jazz guitarist ...

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Jim Shaw's media-saturated art comes to Mass MoCA - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

Jim Shaw's media-saturated art comes to Mass MoCA
Boston Globe (subscription)
Listening to artist Jim Shaw describe his work, one yearns for an encyclopedia. “I wanted to do something about the river as a barrier between this world and the next,” explains Shaw, standing in front of a large vintage theatrical backdrop of a river ...

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Del McCoury Band, Houndmouth and Ballroom Thieves round out Mass MoCA's ... - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Del McCoury Band, Houndmouth and Ballroom Thieves round out Mass MoCA's ...
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
With preparations for June's Solid Sound Festival already well underway, Mass MoCA announced Wednesday its remaining plans for Summer 2015, including new exhibitions, a wide array of live performances, and the return of some old favorites such as ...
The Del McCoury Band Leads 2nd Wave of 2015 FreshGrass LineupCybergrass Bluegrass Music News

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MASS MoCA and Jacob's Pillow to Welcome KEIGWIN + COMPANY, 4/11-12 - Broadway World

MASS MoCA and Jacob's Pillow to Welcome KEIGWIN + COMPANY, 4/11-12
Broadway World
Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA present KEIGWIN + COMPANY, April 11 at 8pm and April 12 at 3pm at the Hunter Center. A favorite among dance audiences and critics, KEIGWIN + COMPANY will bring a mixed program of high art ...


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