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
Luthier Activities at FreshGrass Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News FreshGrass, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's (MASS MoCA) three-day festival of bluegrass and roots music, offers a comprehensive series of workshops by performers, educators, and industry-insiders. The festival offers a multitude of ...
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 ...
North Adams to host Downstreet Art event Thursday Berkshire Eagle A total of 11 new gallery openings will be featured, including a new exhibition at the Rudd Art Museum on upper Main Street, and at the Independent Artist Project at Building 13 at MASS MoCA. Also featured will be the creation of murals in the Main ...
Mass MoCA Receives $25.4 Million Grant from Massachusetts Artforum Rozalia Jovanovic reports on Artnet that Mass MoCA has been allocated a grant by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick, who approved a capital facilities bond bill including $25.4 million in state funding for a renovation of the museum's twenty-six ...
Mass MoCA Gets $25.4 Million Grant to Double Gallery Space artnet News The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) just got some great news. Governor Deval Patrick has approved a capital facilities bond bill that includes an award of $25.4 million in state funding for a renovation of the museum's 26-building ...