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.


'King Jack', 'TransFatty Lives' Take Top Audience Honors At Tribeca Film Festival - Deadline

Deadline

'King Jack', 'TransFatty Lives' Take Top Audience Honors At Tribeca Film Festival
Deadline
Additionally as part of the Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards program, King Jack receives “Rockets Over the Delta” (Mass MoCA #218), courtesy of Stephen Hannock, and TransFatty Lives receives “Taliban Relief Painting,” courtesy of Piers Secunda.

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Neutral Milk Hotel delights audience at Mass MoCA - The Williams record

Neutral Milk Hotel delights audience at Mass MoCA
The Williams record
Critically-acclaimed indie band Neutral Milk Hotel performed last Friday night in Mass MoCA's theatre. The show was highly anticipated as part of the group's self-described “last tour for the foreseeable future,” and many students from the College ...

Jim Shaw's subconscious runs amok at Mass MoCA - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

Jim Shaw's subconscious runs amok at Mass MoCA
Boston Globe (subscription)
The Mass MoCA show kicks off, unforgettably, with a vast room filled with giant paintings made on pre-painted theater backdrops. The first of them, “The Rinse Cycle” (a wink at Wagner's “Ring Cycle”), features glossy wigs floating in front of a ...

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2015 FreshGrass Award Open for Submissions - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

2015 FreshGrass Award Open for Submissions
Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News
FreshGrass North Adams, MA -- The FreshGrass Award, a highlight of the eponymous three-day bluegrass and roots music festival held each fall at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's (MASS MoCA), crowns up-and-coming musicians who offer a ...

Jim Shaw's Mass MoCA Extravaganza Takes on Superman, Father Figures, and ... - artnet News

artnet News

Jim Shaw's Mass MoCA Extravaganza Takes on Superman, Father Figures, and ...
artnet News
The phone conversation came a few days after the opening of “Jim Shaw: Entertaining Doubts," the LA–based artist's largest U.S. museum show to date, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), in the Berkshire Mountains. Taking ...


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