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.


Art and anatomy collide at Kidspace, at Mass MoCA in North Adams - Manchester Journal

Art and anatomy collide at Kidspace, at Mass MoCA in North Adams
Manchester Journal
NORTH ADAMS -- Laura Thompson stands in front of a larger-than-life size model heart, which simulates a heartbeat with the push of a button. As the curator for Mass MoCA's Kidspace, she describes her aim to cross the line between art and the sciences.

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Richard Alcombright: Pulling the rope in North Adams - Berkshire Eagle

Richard Alcombright: Pulling the rope in North Adams
Berkshire Eagle
We can welcome 8,000 visitors for a Wilco concert at MASS MoCA or simply stretch out for a concert at Windsor Lake. We can watch the SteepleCats or we can go to a Little League game. We can walk in the downtown or hike through endless miles of trails.

Kiefer conjures history, irony, and myth at Mass MoCA - Boston Globe

Kiefer conjures history, irony, and myth at Mass MoCA
Boston Globe
NORTH ADAMS — During the summer of 1887, Gabriele d'Annunzio, the Italian decadent poet, journalist, and later soldier and politician, took to the seas with his friend Adolfo de Bosis. Their vessel, the Lady Clara, was cruising along the Adriatic ...

Mass MoCA Is It - W Magazine

Mass MoCA Is It
W Magazine
One of the great joys of summer is a simple day-trip to North Adams, Massachusetts, where you'll find Mass MoCA, one of the most unusual contemporary art museums in the world. Not only is it the site for the spectacular quasi-permanent exhibitions of ...

MASS MoCA Awaits Vote on Its Huge Expansion - artnet News

artnet News

MASS MoCA Awaits Vote on Its Huge Expansion
artnet News
The sprawling Mass MoCA site, on the National Register of Historic Places, was previously a cotton-printing factory dating from the Civil War era and a Sprague Electronics factory for much of the 20th century. It opened 15 years ago as a visual and ...


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