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.


Op-ed: Gentrification? Bring it - UConn Today

UConn Today

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 ...

MASS MoCA Becomes the Country's Largest Contemporary Art Museum with 2017 Expansion Led by Gilbane Building ... - PR Web (press release)

PR Web (press release)

MASS MoCA Becomes the Country's Largest Contemporary Art Museum with 2017 Expansion Led by Gilbane Building ...
PR Web (press release)
“The local knowledge of the Gilbane team, their in-depth museum experience, and excellent collaboration with Bruner/Cott Architects resulted in a beautiful revitalization of the building - they really brought our vision to life,” said Larry Smallwood ...

Sally Taylor Taking Her Consenses Project to MASS MoCA - WWD

WWD

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 ...

MASS MoCA Finds 'Light And Air' In New Building10:30 - WBUR

WBUR

MASS MoCA Finds 'Light And Air' In New Building10:30
WBUR
MASS MoCA has earned the honor of largest contemporary art museum in the country with the recent debut of its newest expansion, dubbed 'Building 6.' The museum's footprint has nearly doubled with the new building — a trek through the exhibits is now a ...
Let's Slice Open the Biggest Contemporary Art Museum in the USWIRED

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A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA
Hyperallergic
“Perfectly Clear” is the centerpiece of a Turrell retrospective, Into the Light, at the newly expanded Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). And, as with much of his work, the piece has been designed to disrupt our sense of space and ...


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