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
The Decemberists at MASS MoCA alloveralbany (There are also MASS MoCA member and Spotify presales starting Thursday.) The band will be touring in support of a new album that's out March 16. Show/album blurbage: With I'll Be Your Girl, the Decemberists--lead vocalist and guitarist Meloy ...
At Mass MoCA, a dark look at a possible future The Boston Globe NORTH ADAMS — Inside a giant cave built with wooden palettes, gray industrial felt is coiled on the floor and hangs from the ceiling like soft stalactites. It enfolds you like a blanket fort, and it's the first thing you encounter in “Liz Glynn: The ...
Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this once-industrial town? PBS NewsHour The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as MASS MoCA, has become one of America's largest exhibition spaces for modern creativity, as well as a case study in reviving old industrial towns. Jeffrey Brown reports on the museum's decision to ...