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
Our Guide To The Art Inside MASS MoCA's Gigantic New Building 6 WBUR Now with the debut of its Building 6 on Sunday, May 28, MASS MoCA adds 130,000 more square feet of space, nearly doubling its already enormous room for exhibitions — one of the largest in the country. To get a sense of the scale of the undertaking ...
Mass MoCA expands — and mounts a standout set of new shows The Boston Globe NORTH ADAMS — When a museum opens a new wing, it reinvents itself. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum upped its contemporary game; Harvard Art Museums rebranded; the Museum of Fine Arts restructured its curatorial departments. Now it's ...