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.


Mass MoCA Gets $25.4 Million Grant to Double Gallery Space - artnet News

artnet News

Mass MoCA Gets $25.4 Million Grant to Double Gallery Space
artnet News
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) just got some great news. Governor Deval Patrick has approved a capital facilities bond bill that includes an award of $25.4 million in state funding for a renovation of the museum's 26-building ...

Berkshire Performance Venues Report Successful Summers - WNPR News

Berkshire Performance Venues Report Successful Summers
WNPR News
“The amount of people who would come and in and say 'I couldn't find parking in this town and I couldn't get a dinner reservation in this town because The Clark is full, you're full, WCMA's [Williams College Museum of Art] full and [MASS] MoCA's full ...

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Jacob's Pillow & MASS MoCA to Present New Work by Kyle Abraham, 10/18-19 - Broadway World

Jacob's Pillow & MASS MoCA to Present New Work by Kyle Abraham, 10/18-19
Broadway World
A Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient, MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, and critically lauded choreographer who pairs diverse movement styles with issues of social and historical significance, Kyle Abraham brings his newest work to MASS MoCA October 18 ...

Derek Gentile: Beach Boys still sizzle in year No. 52 - Berkshire Eagle

Derek Gentile: Beach Boys still sizzle in year No. 52
Berkshire Eagle
I'd also like to acknowledge a great show I saw up at Mass MoCA last week. Jason Isbell, formerly of the Drive By Truckers, was superb. I understand that a number of people who attended the show expected a more country-flavored show. The Drive By ...

Big Dreams at the Art Factory - New York Times

New York Times

Big Dreams at the Art Factory
New York Times
Last year, Mass MoCA attracted a record 162,000 visitors. It adds more than $20 million a year to the regional economy, including the businesses that rent its surplus space, according to the Center for Creative Community Development at Williams College.


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