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.


Bountiful Berkshires: Cultural Catch-Up July 20, 2017 - HuffPost

HuffPost

Bountiful Berkshires: Cultural Catch-Up July 20, 2017
HuffPost
One highlight of the trip was a special visit to MASS MOCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. This wonderfully unique Museum of Contemporary Art is housed in red brick 1800s factory buildings that have been refurbished to house site-specific installations ...

How modern was Grandma Moses? - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

How modern was Grandma Moses?
The Boston Globe
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Grandma Moses has a branding problem. Some critics invoke her name derisively, categorizing her alongside mom, baseball, and apple pie. Art, you know, isn't supposed to be sentimental. It's an ironic development. Anna Mary ...

Review: MassMoCA's new addition makes museum bigger, better - MassLive.com

MassLive.com

Review: MassMoCA's new addition makes museum bigger, better
MassLive.com
NORTH ADAMS - The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art might want to consider a new nickname after recently opening Building 6 at the art museum. Instead of Mass MoCA, a better name might be Massive MoCA. To say that Building 6 makes the ...

Berkshires Art Road Trip: See Picasso, Warhol, Rockwell And More - Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant

Berkshires Art Road Trip: See Picasso, Warhol, Rockwell And More
Hartford Courant
Four museums in that mountainous region — The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Mass.; MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass.; and Bennington Museum in Vermont — as well as Williamstown ...

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This small Mass. town isn't famous yet, but will be, according to Travel + Leisure - Boston.com

Boston.com

This small Mass. town isn't famous yet, but will be, according to Travel + Leisure
Boston.com
The publication said the town's reinvention began when the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (known as Mass MoCA) opened in 1999 inside converted industrial buildings. Since then, bookshops, cafes, artist workspaces, and a “smart set of ...


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