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
Mass MoCA Gets $25.4 Million Grant to Double Gallery Space artnet News The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) just got some great news. Governor Deval Patrick has approved a capital facilities bond bill that includes an award of $25.4 million in state funding for a renovation of the museum's 26-building ...
Berkshire Performance Venues Report Successful Summers WNPR News “The amount of people who would come and in and say 'I couldn't find parking in this town and I couldn't get a dinner reservation in this town because The Clark is full, you're full, WCMA's [Williams College Museum of Art] full and [MASS] MoCA's full ...
Derek Gentile: Beach Boys still sizzle in year No. 52 Berkshire Eagle I'd also like to acknowledge a great show I saw up at Mass MoCA last week. Jason Isbell, formerly of the Drive By Truckers, was superb. I understand that a number of people who attended the show expected a more country-flavored show. The Drive By ...
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.
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