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.


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 ...

Photo Gallery + Review: A weekend with Wilco's Solid Sound festival at MASS MoCA - Vanyaland

Vanyaland

Photo Gallery + Review: A weekend with Wilco's Solid Sound festival at MASS MoCA
Vanyaland
Wilco's biennial Solid Sound festival returned to the grounds of North Adams' MASS MoCA this past weekend, proving itself as eclectic and rewarding an experience as ever. Though it's hosted by a museum renowned in its own right, entering Solid Sound ...
Wilco play two albums in full at Solid Sound FestivalUncut.co.uk

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Let's Slice Open the Biggest Contemporary Art Museum in the US - WIRED

WIRED

Let's Slice Open the Biggest Contemporary Art Museum in the US
WIRED
Compared to the swooping architecture of other fine-art institutions, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (aka Mass MoCA) is a hulking, big-boned anomaly. “We don't just collect art and hang it on white walls,” says director Joseph Thompson.
MASS MoCA Finds 'Light And Air' In New BuildingWBUR

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Studio Arts Professor Joe Wardwell leaves a big print in MASS MoCA's new wing - Brandeis University

Brandeis University

Studio Arts Professor Joe Wardwell leaves a big print in MASS MoCA's new wing
Brandeis University
“When I invited him to make a new work at MASS MoCA, I just knew he could handle it, even if he had never made a painting at the scale. Watching the process and then seeing our visitors respond so positively to his work has been amazing and just ...

A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA - Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic

A Journey Through James Turrell's Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA
Hyperallergic
“Perfectly Clear” is the centerpiece of a Turrell retrospective, Into the Light, at the newly expanded Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). And, as with much of his work, the piece has been designed to disrupt our sense of space and ...


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