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 Barrett III: Governor Baker will work across party lines Berkshire Eagle I have known Charlie Baker for over 20 years and worked with him on several projects, including Mass MoCA when he was secretary of administration and finance. It seems like only yesterday that Baker said to me in his office at the Statehouse, "The guy ...
North Adams denied bid for $6.8M state revitalization grant Berkshire Eagle ... and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. That region of the city has been a focus of officials, who hope to better connect Mass MoCA with the rest of the downtown and the future Greylock Market, currently Western Gateway Heritage State Park.
Project Runway-style event for screenwriters at Mass MoCA Berkshire Eagle WILLIAMSTOWN >> Screenwriters at all skill levels are being sought for Williamstown Film Festival's Project Screenplay to be held 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Mass MoCA in North Adams. Screenwriter/mentor Andrew Osborne will host. Interested screenwriters can ...
Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint @ MASS MoCA Albany Times Union (blog) NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — They're calling it the Oh Yeah! Tour, and it was one helluva big party direct from the Big Easy. Two of New Orleans' most revered musical treasures – the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint – teamed up for a rompin' ...