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.


Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint @ MASS MoCA - Albany Times Union (blog)

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint @ MASS MoCA
Albany Times Union (blog)
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — They're calling it the Oh Yeah! Tour, and it was one helluva big party direct from the Big Easy. Two of New Orleans' most revered musical treasures – the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint – teamed up for a rompin' ...

Jonathan Secor has helped sculpt North Adams' artistic core - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle

Jonathan Secor has helped sculpt North Adams' artistic core
Berkshire Eagle
NORTH ADAMS -- In 1998, the city looked and felt different. It had no Mass MoCA, no arts major at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, no Berkshire Cultural Resources Center, no MCLA Gallery 51 on Main Street, no performance series bringing jazz ...

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Josh Ritter comes to North Adams for acoustic performance - The Republican - masslive.com

Josh Ritter comes to North Adams for acoustic performance
The Republican - masslive.com
Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter will headline the Hunter Center for the Performing Arts at MASS MoCA in North Adams on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m.. Ritter plans on an acoustic performance and showcasing songs from a forthcoming album. "I don't normally ...

Mass MoCA: Allen Toussaint and Preservation Hall Jazz Band - A perfect New ... - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle

Mass MoCA: Allen Toussaint and Preservation Hall Jazz Band - A perfect New ...
Berkshire Eagle
NORTH ADAMS -- What better companionship could the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, guardian of the music legacy of its beloved Crescent City, find than Allen Toussaint, one of the most iconic and influential figures in the annals of New Orleans music?

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'Plastic Fantastic' at Mass MoCA: Making art out of thin air - Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle

'Plastic Fantastic' at Mass MoCA: Making art out of thin air
Berkshire Eagle
His work is more about fog and smoke, water and fire than mountain vistas, urban views or pastoral scenery. His new four-part installation at Mass MoCA, "Plastic Fantastic," gives shape to these elemental forces through a combination of translucent ...


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