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
Op-ed: Gentrification? Bring it UConn Today MASS MoCA, a contemporary art museum in North Adams, Massachusetts, is one example Hartford will never become New York. But why not look to North Adams, Pittsburgh, or Columbus for examples of a different kind of gentrification? MASS MoCA, a ...
Sally Taylor Taking Her Consenses Project to MASS MoCA WWD The gathering will also help fund next year's Consenses installation at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art — the Berkshires museum that is better known as MASS MoCA. Once the pilot program is in place in four school systems, Taylor will be ...