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.


At MASS MoCA, Clayton Cubitt Pitts Whitman Against A Vibrator - artnet News

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At MASS MoCA, Clayton Cubitt Pitts Whitman Against A Vibrator
artnet News
Today it's a still from a series of videos by Clayton Cubitt called “Hysterical Literature", featured in the museum's group show about books and bookishness. There's a simple premise behind the 10 videos, which – for reasons about to become clear ...

Bathgate, Moore cross musical great divide in Western Mass. - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Bathgate, Moore cross musical great divide in Western Mass.
Boston Globe
“It's a privilege to be able to work with living composers anyway, regardless of how long you've known them,” says Bathgate, seated on a patio at Mass MoCA on a recent sunny afternoon. “It's a whole other thing to find someone who is willing to write ...

Things to do in the Berkshires - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Things to do in the Berkshires
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Every Thursday and Friday at dusk, the Chalet Sessions are presented by Mass MoCA in Courtyard D entrance museum-goers in North Adams. The concert courtyard features "colorful harmonium videos" and a soundscape that were curated in collaboration ...

At Mass MoCA, Jim Shaw Captures Art's Explosive Force - artnet News

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At Mass MoCA, Jim Shaw Captures Art's Explosive Force
artnet News
THE DAILY PIC (#1362): More work from the Jim Shaw solo now at Mass MoCA, which I'm allowing myself to choose as a second Pic by Shaw because it's so utterly different from yesterday's. (I especially admire his range.) Today's pair of images is from a ...

At Mass MOCA, Jim Shaw Revisits the Old Standards for Art - artnet News

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At Mass MOCA, Jim Shaw Revisits the Old Standards for Art
artnet News
THE DAILY PIC (#1361): This image is from the Jim Shaw exhibition now at Mass MOCA, in North Adams, MA, but it's not quite by Shaw. Its bottom layer, in black, is a drawing by Shaw's father, submitted in the 1950s as an assignment to the Famous Artists ...


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