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.


At Mass MOCA, Jim Shaw Revisits the Old Standards for Art - artnet News

artnet News

At Mass MOCA, Jim Shaw Revisits the Old Standards for Art
artnet News
THE DAILY PIC (#1361): This image is from the Jim Shaw exhibition now at Mass MOCA, in North Adams, MA, but it's not quite by Shaw. Its bottom layer, in black, is a drawing by Shaw's father, submitted in the 1950s as an assignment to the Famous Artists ...

The ticket: Classical music - Boston Globe

The ticket: Classical music
Boston Globe
617-266-1200, www.tanglewood.org'BANG ON A CAN PLAYS ART' The new-music collective caps its summer residence at Mass MoCA with an ambitious eight-day festival full of music linked to visual art from across the galleries, featuring works by Alvin ...

Colossal oeuvre: Clifford Ross' 'Landscape Seen & Imagined' at MASS MoCA - wallpaper.com

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Colossal oeuvre: Clifford Ross' 'Landscape Seen & Imagined' at MASS MoCA
wallpaper.com
Now on view at MASS MoCA as part of the exhibition are his Immersive Harmonium videos – 12 towering, 24-foot high screens in the courtyard of the 13-acre arts complex, located in North Adams, Massachusetts. At dusk, a varied playlist including Satie, ...

Southwick: MoCA, WAM, FAM & Icons - Worcester Telegram

Southwick: MoCA, WAM, FAM & Icons
Worcester Telegram
In 1986, MASS MoCA was conceived as a way to help North Adams, a blighted old mill town in the Berkshires, reverse its decline. The huge, empty Sprague Electric factory building was taken over and used to display various unconventional installations.

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Ran Hwang elevates commonplace in 'Untethered' at Mass MoCA - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Ran Hwang elevates commonplace in 'Untethered' at Mass MoCA
Boston Globe
“As buttons are always with us, attached to clothes, they are precious and important, just as human existence is,” said Hwang, who created a similar large-scale button and pin piece, depicting a bird confined by bars, for a multi-artist exhibition at ...


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