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
John Seven: Next North Adams mayor should embrace growth citywide Berkshire Eagle (subscription) His assurance was in the form of a nearly 600-word essay outlining his devotion to Mass MoCA. No one accused him otherwise. His interference with businesses that aren't Mass MoCA are legendary. Everyone has a story, like the one about the North Adams ...
Roomful of Teeth sings Sunday at Binghamton U. Press & Sun-Bulletin Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, the band gathers annually at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in North Adams, Mass., where they've studied Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, belting, Inuit throat singing, Korean P'ansori, ...
Letter: North Adams advancing with Alcombright Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Thomas Krens, former director of the Guggenheim foundation and initially a key figure in the formation of MASS MoCA, has proposed a for profit global contemporary art facility near the airport on the Route 2 corridor. The Colegrove Park Elementary ...
High points, cultural sites viewable in busy Massachusetts day Columbus Dispatch I arrived at the Clark Art Institute for the 10 a.m. opening, then high-tailed it to the contemporary art museum MASS MoCA. After a drive to the top of Mount Greylock, I hit the Norman Rockwell Museum, then ended my day with a 4 p.m. tour of the Mount ...