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
Summit Public Art presents 'Sites & Bites' event on Sept. 26 The Star-Ledger Middlebrook has exhibited his work extensively, including at institutions such as the New Museum in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, MASS MoCA in North Adams, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Aldrich ...
MASS MoCA to host bluegrass The Williams record For the fourth year, MASS MoCA is hosting its much-anticipated annual FreshGrass Bluegrass Music Festival this Friday through Sunday. Broadcasted as a “new hub for the bluegrass community,” with a striking band list of both “traditional and cutting ...
Music, art and more this fall at Mass MoCA Berkshire Eagle NORTH ADAMS -- Mass MoCA's fall season gets under way in mid-September when the museum devotes an entire weekend to bluegrass and roots music -- and continues full throttle through the holiday season with a mid-December show of smart comedy.
Roomful of Teeth @ MASS MoCA, 8/29/14 Albany Times Union (blog) NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Since 2009, Roomful of Teeth, an eight voice group founded and conducted by Brad Wells, has had an annual residency at MASS MoCA, during which they study different styles of vocal world music, spanning the globe, from Inuit ...