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
The Bedazzling Art of Nick Cave Advocate.com Nick Cave, the artist best known for his sound suits, currently has an installation of completely new work in MASS MoCA's football-field-size Building 5 (MASS MoCA is in North Adams, Mass.). Titled "Until," the work begins with a dense sculptural field ...
The Art Capital of New England is a Former Factory Town Architectural Digest MASS MoCA, the contemporary-art museum that opened inside Sprague's 16-acre industrial complex of redbrick buildings in 1999, will nearly double its exhibition space at the end of May with the unveiling of Building 6. Newly overhauled by architecture ...