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
The art of rebuilding a city The Advocate ... and programs facilitated in conjunction with schools. In the near future Mr Dobson would like to create a basic workshop space, to engage with the community. ''Similar to MASS MoCA, where people can come in at any time and work on their art,'' he said.
North Adams: DownStreet Art events slated Thursday Berkshire Eagle The DownStreet Art Trolley will run on an art loop from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning at Mass MoCA, where Independent Art Projects will have its grand opening, stopping at galleries along Main Street, the Rudd Art Museum, and all DownStreet art murals.
FreshGrass Award Announces All-Star Jury for 2014 Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News Hundreds of works of visual and performing art have been created on its 19th-century factory campus during fabrication and rehearsal residencies in North Adams, making MASS MoCA among the most productive sites in the country for the creation and ...
Classical Notes: Events at Glimmerglass, MassMoCA, Tanglewood Albany Times Union (blog) The new music collective Bang on a Can is in the midst of its annual residency at Mass MoCA in North Adams. Besides some big concerts in the museum's auditorium, every afternoon there are recitals in the galleris that guarantee an interesting and on ...