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.


Review: 'Museum Town' Asks Whether Art Can Save a Dying Town - Pajiba Review: 'Museum Town' Asks Whether Art Can Save a Dying Town  Pajiba

Museum Town sets out to tell the story of a museum, MASS MoCA, and the town it's located in, North Adams. After this small northwestern Massachusetts town ...

Thinking of visiting upstate New York? Consider The Berkshires instead - Vogue Australia Thinking of visiting upstate New York? Consider The Berkshires instead  Vogue Australia

An abundance of art, food, and nature make the Berkshires an idyllic (and interesting) country escape, just a few hours north of New York. Advertisement.

From industry to the arts, North Adams finds a new identity - MassLive.com From industry to the arts, North Adams finds a new identity  MassLive.com

How did North Adams move from mills to MASS MoCA, and what's next for the city?

A Former Guggenheim Director Thinks Museums Need to be More Like Theme Parks - Hyperallergic A Former Guggenheim Director Thinks Museums Need to be More Like Theme Parks  Hyperallergic

Thomas Krens has launched an ambitious and sprawling plan to reinvent a Massachusetts town, drawing massive amounts of tourism to the region with new, ...

The Rise of the Rural Millennial | Features - Archinect The Rise of the Rural Millennial | Features  Archinect

Millennials are moving to more rural environments and making them active again – stimulating those places that were close to being forgotten about. But this ...


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