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
The Decemberists Perform on 'CBS This Morning' jambands.com After a nagging case of vocal strain suffered by frontman Colin Meloy forced The Decemberists off the road for a bit earlier this summer, the band is now back out there in support of their newest studio album, I'll Be Your Girl, and the Northwest indie ...
No Need to Live Like a Local: All Tourists Welcome Skift The initial vision was a simple and necessary refurbishment of a roadside motel, but it morphed into something bigger and more culturally significant, culminating with 55 acres in North Adams, Massachusetts, a stone's throw away from MASS MoCa.
At Mass MoCA, the richness of ritual, the magic of masks The Boston Globe NORTH ADAMS — A darkened gallery, a black cube, has one glowing window on to a white gallery, where the floor is covered with a thick layer of ice. In the white ice is a black square: a deep and narrow pool of brutally cold water. Safe in the dark ...
The Director's Guide: MASS MoCA, Massachusetts Telegraph.co.uk Among the largest contemporary art museums in America, MASS MoCA's vast, varied and continually changing collection has long drawn art and culture lovers from the world over to the small Massachusetts town of North Adams. With the site hosting a ...
Students' artwork painted over by museum NEWS10 ABC NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (NEWS10) - Residents in North Adams say they want answers after several historic pillars downtown were painted over by MASS MoCA officials. In 2012 and 2013, students from the North Adams School spent their summers painting ...