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



Kolok Gallery
121 Union St
North Adams, MA 01247

(413) 664 7381


Set in the Historic Windsor Mill in North Adams, Kolok Gallery represents and exhibits artwork by emerging and mid-career, nationally and internationally-based artists.


 
Melissa Lillie
North Adams, MA
melissalillie.com

Melissa Lillie's paintings reference natural forms using a personal visual language of vibrant colors and complex layers to reflect on the macroscopic and microscopic world.


There's Only One Visual Artist on the NEA's Board. Here's What She Thinks of the Imperiled Organization's Future. - artnet News

artnet News

There's Only One Visual Artist on the NEA's Board. Here's What She Thinks of the Imperiled Organization's Future.
artnet News
Recently Prey was commissioned by MASS MoCA to create a monumental watercolor—said to be the world's largest—for the museum's newly inaugurated Building 6. The completed work hangs at the museum alongside works by Louise Bourgeois and ...

Seeing the light: How Linbeck gives shape to James Turrell's luminous art - Construction Dive

Seeing the light: How Linbeck gives shape to James Turrell's luminous art
Construction Dive
For most construction crews, precision on the job site has to do with getting door and window openings to line up. For Linbeck's recent work with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), that attention to detail was just as important ...

Sally Taylor Taking Her Consenses Project to MASS MoCA - WWD

WWD

Sally Taylor Taking Her Consenses Project to MASS MoCA
WWD
The gathering will also help fund next year's Consenses installation at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art — the Berkshires museum that is better known as MASS MoCA. Once the pilot program is in place in four school systems, Taylor will be ...

Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this once-industrial town? - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this once-industrial town?
PBS NewsHour
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as MASS MoCA, has become one of America's largest exhibition spaces for modern creativity, as well as a case study in reviving old industrial towns. Jeffrey Brown reports on the museum's decision to ...

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Gunnar Schonbeck's Giant Instruments Find A Home At MASS MoCA - WBUR

WBUR

Gunnar Schonbeck's Giant Instruments Find A Home At MASS MoCA
WBUR
There's a trove of musical instruments on display at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams in an installation titled “No Experience Required.” The installation encourages everyone to play the franken-instruments created by beloved ...


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