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.


Cracking Open the Seductive History of Porcelain - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

Cracking Open the Seductive History of Porcelain
Hyperallergic
She began sculpting her own pieces in porcelain, decorating them in the fruity color palette of the originals but creating risqué tableaux that did more than hint at debauchery. Shown with Massachusetts-based Ferrin Gallery and at various ceramics ...

Mass MoCA Expanding To Become Largest Contemporary Art Museum In U.S. - Hartford Courant

Mass MoCA Expanding To Become Largest Contemporary Art Museum In U.S.
Hartford Courant
When the roughly $55 million project is completed in 2017, Mass MoCA will be the largest contemporary art museum in the country, with more than 250,000 square feet of gallery space. It will also be one of the most eclectic, with a campus that features ...
Mass MoCA to Become Largest Contemporary Art Museum in CountryBroadway World

all 5 news articles »
Mass MoCA Partners With Major Contemporary Artists - New York Times

New York Times

Mass MoCA Partners With Major Contemporary Artists
New York Times
These galleries will bring Mass MoCA's exhibition areas to roughly 260,000 square feet after the renovations announced last summer, funded partly with $25.4 million from the state. Mass MoCA will then rank among the largest art museums in the country ...
Mass MoCA unveils expansive visionBoston Globe
Mass MoCA to become country's largest contemporary art museumWashington Post
The Wonder Of MASS MoCA, And 7 Other Art Destinations Within Driving ...Huffington Post
WBUR -The Williams record -Los Angeles Times
all 32 news articles »
Big Dreams at the Art Factory - New York Times

New York Times

Big Dreams at the Art Factory
New York Times
Last year, Mass MoCA attracted a record 162,000 visitors. It adds more than $20 million a year to the regional economy, including the businesses that rent its surplus space, according to the Center for Creative Community Development at Williams College.

If You're Traveling In The North Country: From Williamstown To MASS MoCA - WBUR

If You're Traveling In The North Country: From Williamstown To MASS MoCA
WBUR
There's also more to do in the Southern Berkshires — more theater, more restaurants, more shopping. But because the options are more limited, Williamstown has its own groove. Together with MASS MoCA in North Adams, the area makes the idea of getting ...


Berkshires Art Forum Email List
This mailing list was created as a forum for individuals interested in the Arts in the Berkshires.
    Your email address:  

    If you choose not to enter a password, one will be automatically generated for you, and it will be sent to you.

    Pick a password:  
    Reenter password to confirm:  
    Would you like to receive list mail batched in a daily digest? No Yes


home | calendar | museums | galleries | organizations | artists | contact | sitemap


Copyright 2007, Berkshire Visual Arts. All Rights Reserved.