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.


Bright home decor at New England's museum shops - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

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

Boston Globe

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 ...

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Berkshire County bike path projects gain momentum - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County bike path projects gain momentum
Berkshire Eagle
It now is generally proposed to continue from the city airport east to Barbour Street, then along it to the Alcombright Recreational Complex toward Braytonville Elementary School, then cross Route 2 again and move east toward the Mass MoCA campus, then ...

Ceramics Crack the Contemporary Art Market - New York Observer

New York Observer

Ceramics Crack the Contemporary Art Market
New York Observer
“Glance back two decades only a handful of museums were incorporating such work in their holdings,” said Massachusetts dealer Leslie Ferrin who just joined with Chelsea gallerist Cynthia Reeves to open a gallery in MASS MOCA. Now, Ferrin points to her ...

Revealing love of libraries at Mass MoCA - Berkshire Eagle

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 ...


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