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
Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of August 1–3 Nonesuch Records Steve Reich continues on as a special guest to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in North Adams on Saturday, to close out “Bang on a Can Plays Art,” a culmination of Bang on a Can's annual Summer Music Festival and ...
Eric Rudd's new gallery includes pieces from local artists Berkshire Eagle The new museum joins a robust creative economy in the Northern Berkshires featuring the likes of Mass MOCA, the Williams College Museum of Art, and the Clark Art Institute. The Eclipse Mill, another Rudd development, is also a periodic center of art ...
Blockbuster tours on the road Berkshire Eagle Yes, we've had Beck and get Wilco and Solid Sound at Mass MoCA; Train, Tony Bennett and classical giants come to Tanglewood. But you simply won't catch the majority of big blockbuster tours or festivals in our backyard, due to the lack of capacity to ...
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 ...
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