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
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 ...
Arup Celebrates Start of Construction for Phase 3 of MASS MoCA SYS-CON Media (press release) Arup is the structural engineer for the transformation of a 120,000 SF industrial mill building into a world-class contemporary art museum. Building 6 is the third phase of a 25-year museum master plan, and will make MASS MoCA the largest contemporary ...
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