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.


Williams College names new museum director - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

Williams College names new museum director
The Boston Globe
Pamela Franks has been named the new director of the Williams College Museum of Art. Franks, who's been at the Yale University Art Gallery since 2004, most recently as senior deputy director and curator of modern and contemporary art, will replace ...

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Who's Where in Travel: New at Travel Leaders, Flight Centre - Travel Agent

Travel Agent

Who's Where in Travel: New at Travel Leaders, Flight Centre
Travel Agent
... operations at The Red Lion Inn and providing oversight and support to Main Street Hospitality's Berkshires region properties, including Porches Inn at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, Hotel on North in Pittsfield, MA, and Briarcliff in Great ...

Mass Moca takes the plunge with Taryn Simon's ice-water installation - Art Newspaper

Art Newspaper

Mass Moca takes the plunge with Taryn Simon's ice-water installation
Art Newspaper
Enthusiasm, delight and “how are you going to do that?”: these are common reactions to Taryn Simon's planned commission at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass Moca) in North Adams, says its curator, Allie Foradas. A Cold Hole, the US ...

The 7 Most Amazing Houses You Can Get In The US For $1 Million - HuffPost

HuffPost

The 7 Most Amazing Houses You Can Get In The US For $1 Million
HuffPost
When Friedrich Nietzsche wrote his formula for human greatness, he defined it as amor fati. Latin for “love of fate,” this means welcoming all of life's experiences as good, and wanting nothing to be different. While he experienced hardship, as we all ...

Critic's picks: Norman Rockwell, women artists in Paris, and more - The Boston Globe

Critic's picks: Norman Rockwell, women artists in Paris, and more
The Boston Globe
THE SOLACE OF AMNESIA Scientists offer evidence of global warming, but policy change is slow. Painter Alexis Rockman and curator Katherine Gass Stowe organized this exhibition, which examines our reluctance to contend with climate change and our ...

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