Culture Comes Alive Every Summer
Art in Local Businesses
Each year, DownStreet Art partners with downtown businesses to place art in local spaces. Work can be viewed during normal business hours and can be purchased online through DownStreet Art.
49 Main St.
Mon – Sat 10am – 6pm
Sunday 12pm – 4pm
September 29 – October 23, 2016: MCLA Student Exhibition
“This exhibition not only provides a valuable opportunity for participating students to display their work, but introduces these budding artists to the larger creative culture of our small city” says Jennifer Crowell, Director of the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center.
93 Main St.
Mon-Wed & Fri 8:30am-4 pm
September 29 – May 2017: Wildflowers: Selections from CATA
CATA, or Community Assets to the Artists, is a local organization that works with disabled youth and adults on a journey of self expression through art.
31 Eagle St.
September 29 – May 2017: Keith Emerling, Flower Portraits
Keith Emerling is a local artist who specializes in realistic and abstract oil paintings of flowers.
40 Main St.
September 29 – October 23, 2016: Rik Kent
On display at the Holiday Inn Gallery, Rik Kent exhibits his photo realistic drawings.
Bright Ideas Brewing
The newly opened Bright Ideas Brewing on the MASS MoCA campus is the newest addition to the seasonal locations where art can be viewed.
June 30 – October 10, 2016: Paul Chojnowski, Infrastructure Series
Represented in the Berkshires by the Wit Gallery
Also on display are some of his newer, smaller works that are created very similar to the wood, but instead use watercolor paper as the platform for his burning technique. These watercolor works are then hung in custom made mahogany boxes, and using LED lights the works are illuminated from the back in a way suggestive of stained glass.