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
This Local Company Gets Museum Technology Down to a Fine Art Boston magazine Locally, Cuseum has worked with museums like Institute of Contemporary Art, the Boston Athenaeum, Mass MoCA, and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. And more recently, Ciecko played with AR in an experimental creation he made for the Isabella ...
Bon Iver and TU Dance offer a 'moving' mix of music and dance Minneapolis Star Tribune But that's a tenth of what you experience when it all comes together.” The project that has knocked these artists speechless is part dance performance, part rock concert. In a series of pieces that shift in tempo and tone, nine dancers perform ...
Where Culture Meets Nature, Will Bidding Wars Follow? New York Times The Berkshires, in western Massachusetts, draw visitors, second-home owners and urban transplants with a mix of natural beauty and cultural attractions. The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, or MASS MoCA, inhabits 19th-century industrial ...
Betting on the Berkshires New York Times Thomas Krens helped conceive the museum in the 1980s, when he was director of the Williams College Museum of Art, before he became director of the Guggenheim in 1988. Since opening in 1999, MASS MoCA has flourished under director Joseph C. Thompson, Mr ...
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