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
Artist Nick Cave Puts Racism on Display GOOD Magazine ... at Jack Shainman, Cave will be featured in a major retrospective at the St. Louis Museum of Art in October, an exhibition at Michigan's Cranbrook Art Museum in 2015, and his much-anticipated major exhibition of new work at Boston's Mass MoCA in 2016.
Carlsbad Music Festival: a musical adventure U-T San Diego As a young composer just out of the University of Southern California, Matt McBane attended Bang on a Can's first Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA. The innovative new-music collaborative's performances and classes at the Massachusetts Museum of ...
Music, art and more this fall at Mass MoCA Berkshire Eagle NORTH ADAMS -- Mass MoCA's fall season gets under way in mid-September when the museum devotes an entire weekend to bluegrass and roots music -- and continues full throttle through the holiday season with a mid-December show of smart comedy.
Nick Cave on the Artist's Responsibility Hyperallergic “I began thinking more about myself as an artist with a civic responsibility,” said artist Nick Cave to Mass MoCA curator Denise Markonish during a conversation last Friday evening at Jack Shainman Gallery. Realizing that he was bored with his past ...
Roomful of Teeth @ MASS MoCA, 8/29/14 Albany Times Union (blog) NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Since 2009, Roomful of Teeth, an eight voice group founded and conducted by Brad Wells, has had an annual residency at MASS MoCA, during which they study different styles of vocal world music, spanning the globe, from Inuit ...