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.


FreshGrass highlights: Sam Amidon will perform at Mass MoCA festival - Berkshire Eagle

FreshGrass highlights: Sam Amidon will perform at Mass MoCA festival
Berkshire Eagle
NORTH ADAMS -- After performing at Wilco's most recent Solid Sound festival in 2013, Brattleboro native Sam Amidon returns to Mass MoCA this Sunday to perform at FreshGrass, the museum's yearly bluegrass and roots music festival. A confident fiddler ...
FreshGrass at MassMoCA this weekendAlbany Times Union (blog)

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Summit Public Art presents 'Sites & Bites' event on Sept. 26 - The Star-Ledger

Summit Public Art presents 'Sites & Bites' event on Sept. 26
The Star-Ledger
Middlebrook has exhibited his work extensively, including at institutions such as the New Museum in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, MASS MoCA in North Adams, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Aldrich ...

MASS MoCA to host bluegrass - The Williams record

MASS MoCA to host bluegrass
The Williams record
For the fourth year, MASS MoCA is hosting its much-anticipated annual FreshGrass Bluegrass Music Festival this Friday through Sunday. Broadcasted as a “new hub for the bluegrass community,” with a striking band list of both “traditional and cutting ...

Music, art and more this fall at Mass MoCA - Berkshire Eagle

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.

Roomful of Teeth @ MASS MoCA, 8/29/14 - Albany Times Union (blog)

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 ...

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