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.


The Decemberists Perform on 'CBS This Morning' - jambands.com

jambands.com

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 ...

and more »
No Need to Live Like a Local: All Tourists Welcome - Skift

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

The Boston Globe

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

Telegraph.co.uk

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

NEWS10 ABC

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 ...

and more »

Berkshires Art Forum Email List
This mailing list was created as a forum for individuals interested in the Arts in the Berkshires.
    Your email address:  

    If you choose not to enter a password, one will be automatically generated for you, and it will be sent to you.

    Pick a password:  
    Reenter password to confirm:  
    Would you like to receive list mail batched in a daily digest? No Yes


home | calendar | museums | galleries | organizations | artists | contact | sitemap


Copyright 2007, Berkshire Visual Arts. All Rights Reserved.