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.


8th Annual FreshGrass Festival blends local and national music - The Beacon

8th Annual FreshGrass Festival blends local and national music
The Beacon
Outside of MASS MoCA's main campus on Saturday evening, a group of men gathered playing an assortment of acoustic guitars, a mandolin and banjo, and singing familiar bluegrass tunes. “We met about twenty minutes ago,” said one of the men, who goes ...

Clark Art Institute Names Larry Smallwood, from MASS MoCA, as Deputy Director - ARTnews

ARTnews

Clark Art Institute Names Larry Smallwood, from MASS MoCA, as Deputy Director
ARTnews
Larry Smallwood, the current deputy director and chief operating officer of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), will move to the Clark Institute in Williamstown as deputy director. In his new role beginning October 29, he will ...

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Liz Glynn's Comforting Vision of a Dystopian Future - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

Liz Glynn's Comforting Vision of a Dystopian Future
Hyperallergic
Installation view of Liz Glynn: The Archaeology of Another Possible Future, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York). The show begins with three pyramid-like structures built from reclaimed forklift pallets.

At Mass MoCA, the richness of ritual, the magic of masks - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

At Mass MoCA, the richness of ritual, the magic of masks
The Boston Globe
NORTH ADAMS — A darkened gallery, a black cube, has one glowing window on to a white gallery, where the floor is covered with a thick layer of ice. In the white ice is a black square: a deep and narrow pool of brutally cold water. Safe in the dark ...

The Director's Guide: MASS MoCA, Massachusetts - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

The Director's Guide: MASS MoCA, Massachusetts
Telegraph.co.uk
Most of our shows rotate every year - and most of our shows only appear at MASS MoCA, since we specialise in very large, often impossible-to-replicate installations. After you've covered the temporary exhibitions, visit as many of our long-term shows ...


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