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
New uses for old buildings Berkshire Eagle First of all, it puts these buildings back on the property tax rolls. Second, the new uses provide another way of bringing people into the Berkshires, which provides its own economic benefits. Mass MoCA is a prime example of the latter factor; an art ...
Lee: Eagle Mill plan envisioned by spring Berkshire Eagle Bruner/Cott Architects prepared the drawings, the same Cambridge firm that designed the plans to transform the former Sprague Electric complex into the Mass MoCA contemporary art museum in North Adams. Cohen and his consultant Richard Vinette, ...
Berkshire holiday art and craft fairs for Saturday, Dec. 7 Berkshire Eagle 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. massmoca.org. Norman Rockwell Museum. 'Dancing Princess: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson' opens, 4 to 7 p.m., with the artist. Route 183 Stockbridge. (413) 298-4100, www.nrm.org. Windsor Holiday Fair.
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