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.


Letter: Casino will harm Western MA - Berkshire Eagle

Letter: Casino will harm Western MA
Berkshire Eagle
If we locals are spending that kind of money on eating, entertainment, and gaming at the casino, we won't have it to spend at The Clark, Mass MoCA, Pittsfield's historic area, or even in Springfield. Ask anyone in Vegas, no region can get ahead if it's ...

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Darcie Sosa: Finding like-minded music lovers - Berkshire Eagle

Darcie Sosa: Finding like-minded music lovers
Berkshire Eagle
Two weekends ago, I spent the weekend at the fourth annual FreshGrass bluegrass festival at Mass MoCA -- and I loved every minute of it. As I've written about in past columns, I'm a huge music fan. So spending the former weekend drifting around one of ...

Franz West exhibit charms with playful, probing spirit - The Williams record

The Williams record

Franz West exhibit charms with playful, probing spirit
The Williams record
... probing work of the Austrian artist, Mondia is an intimate authority on the exhibition which has been drawn from the Hall Collection and presented in conjunction with the Hall Art Foundation's installation of West's Les Pommes d'Adam at MASS MoCA.

County Fare: A banner day for the Berkshires - Berkshire Eagle

County Fare: A banner day for the Berkshires
Berkshire Eagle
A weekend-oriented tour of Stockbridge attractions, a six-point guide to offbeat destinations countywide, a snapshot of North Adams highlights such as Mass MoCA, a sampling of Williamstown's many treasures and a map of some area farms and farm-to-table ...

Turning up the color | Fall foliage season kicks off in Berkshires - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle

Turning up the color | Fall foliage season kicks off in Berkshires
Berkshire Eagle
Another factor, she pointed out, is especially strong programming at area arts and entertainment sites -- notably, the FreshGrass Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival in North Adams this past weekend. The event at Mass MoCA attracted about 12,000 people, ...


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