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
Images Cinema Executive Director Sandra Thomas stepping down Berkshire Eagle An interior-lit sign was erected on the building's facade in 2006, while a renovation in 2008 brought new seats, expanded concession and box office areas, and a space for the Mass MoCA By Design store. The theater then raised money to purchase a ...
State grant would fund Mass MoCA expansion Boston Globe Work would also be done on Mass MoCA's courtyards and other outside spaces. Mass MoCA plans to raise an additional $30 million in private money for the project. Mass MoCA opened in 1999 on the shuttered campus of the former Sprague Electric Co.