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.


Of Peacocks and Patronage - Valley Advocate

Valley Advocate

Of Peacocks and Patronage
Valley Advocate
Waterston's installation “Filthy Lucre” is a reinterpretation of James McNeill Whistler's “Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room,” and serves as the centerpiece of his new Mass Moca exhibit Uncertain Beauty. It is invitingly disorienting ...

Hospital closing roils North Adams - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Hospital closing roils North Adams
Boston Globe
Eventually, Mass MoCA, funded with state and private money, took over the sprawling Arnold Printing and Sprague Electric site. Today, every conversation about North Adams's future includes the 15-year-old museum. It was supposed to make the city a ...

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Kimmel Center Showcases Provocative Sculpture Series in Second SEI ... - MarketWatch

Kimmel Center Showcases Provocative Sculpture Series in Second SEI ...
MarketWatch
... Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island, New York; The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama organized by the Dalai Lama Foundation, a traveling exhibition; and Kidspace at MASS MOCA.

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2014 FreshGrass Award Open for Submissions - Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

2014 FreshGrass Award Open for Submissions
Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News
MASS MoCA North Adams, MA -- The FreshGrass Award, a highlight of the eponymous three-day bluegrass and roots music festival held each fall at MASS MoCA, crowns up-and-coming musicians who offer a fresh take on the genre. Now in its second year, ...

Cleaning up around North Adams during the Community Day of Service - Berkshire Eagle

Cleaning up around North Adams during the Community Day of Service
Berkshire Eagle
Mass in Motion Coordinator Amanda Chilson said the path, which pedestrians use to safely cross Route 2, is part of a walking loop that circles Mass MoCA. The path was once littered with trash and graffiti, she said. "We hope that if we make this an ...


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