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
Williams College names new museum director The Boston Globe Pamela Franks has been named the new director of the Williams College Museum of Art. Franks, who's been at the Yale University Art Gallery since 2004, most recently as senior deputy director and curator of modern and contemporary art, will replace ...
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The 7 Most Amazing Houses You Can Get In The US For $1 Million HuffPost When Friedrich Nietzsche wrote his formula for human greatness, he defined it as amor fati. Latin for “love of fate,” this means welcoming all of life's experiences as good, and wanting nothing to be different. While he experienced hardship, as we all ...
Critic's picks: Norman Rockwell, women artists in Paris, and more The Boston Globe THE SOLACE OF AMNESIA Scientists offer evidence of global warming, but policy change is slow. Painter Alexis Rockman and curator Katherine Gass Stowe organized this exhibition, which examines our reluctance to contend with climate change and our ...