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
Roomful of Teeth Astounds in Commissioning Residency at MASS MoCA I CARE IF YOU LISTEN “You are not the same as a composer after working with Roomful of Teeth.” Composer Richard Beaudoin described his transformative experience of working with this elite vocal ensemble during their August 26, 2017 performance at the Massachusetts ...
Visual art is to look at. Right? Rutland Herald MASS MoCa was created by converting a factory complex built and operated by the Arnold Print Works from 1860 to 1942, then taken over by Sprague Electric Company until 1985. In 1986, staff from the nearby Williams College Museum of Art were looking ...
Berkshire Tour: Formalism Relaxes, Handcraft Goes Digital New York Times At nearby Mass MoCA, the question is what makes figuration go live, raised by Elizabeth King in work that marries exacting handcraft and digital technology. “There are no rules,” Frankenthaler proclaimed, in a statement about the importance of risk ...
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