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
Letter: Casino will harm Western MA Berkshire Eagle If we locals are spending that kind of money on eating, entertainment, and gaming at the casino, we won't have it to spend at The Clark, Mass MoCA, Pittsfield's historic area, or even in Springfield. Ask anyone in Vegas, no region can get ahead if it's ...
Darcie Sosa: Finding like-minded music lovers Berkshire Eagle Two weekends ago, I spent the weekend at the fourth annual FreshGrass bluegrass festival at Mass MoCA -- and I loved every minute of it. As I've written about in past columns, I'm a huge music fan. So spending the former weekend drifting around one of ...
Franz West exhibit charms with playful, probing spirit The Williams record ... probing work of the Austrian artist, Mondia is an intimate authority on the exhibition which has been drawn from the Hall Collection and presented in conjunction with the Hall Art Foundation's installation of West's Les Pommes d'Adam at MASS MoCA.
County Fare: A banner day for the Berkshires Berkshire Eagle A weekend-oriented tour of Stockbridge attractions, a six-point guide to offbeat destinations countywide, a snapshot of North Adams highlights such as Mass MoCA, a sampling of Williamstown's many treasures and a map of some area farms and farm-to-table ...
Turning up the color | Fall foliage season kicks off in Berkshires Berkshire Eagle Another factor, she pointed out, is especially strong programming at area arts and entertainment sites -- notably, the FreshGrass Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival in North Adams this past weekend. The event at Mass MoCA attracted about 12,000 people, ...
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