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 Bedazzling Art of Nick Cave - Advocate.com

Advocate.com

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 ...

James Turrell rooms, a 15-ton Louise Bourgeois sculpture, and many site-specific works feature in MASS MoCA ... - The Architect's Newspaper

James Turrell rooms, a 15-ton Louise Bourgeois sculpture, and many site-specific works feature in MASS MoCA ...
The Architect's Newspaper
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is about to become the largest museum of contemporary art in America. Sitting at the heart of downtown North Adams, the sprawling museum inhabits a hodgepodge of 26 structures, all former ...

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The Art Capital of New England is a Former Factory Town - Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest

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 ...

Berkshire-based ArtCountry consortium offers 1 ticket to 4 museums - MassLive.com

MassLive.com

Berkshire-based ArtCountry consortium offers 1 ticket to 4 museums
MassLive.com
The consortium, which has its own website, will offer a four-way museum ticket providing discounted admission to the Clark, MASS MoCA, and the Bennington Museum and a 20 percent discount in the store of the WCMA Museum whose admission is free.

Bruner/Cott further expands MASS MoCA art museum in the Berkshires - Dezeen

Dezeen

Bruner/Cott further expands MASS MoCA art museum in the Berkshires
Dezeen
American architecture firm Bruner/Cott has completed the latest stage in transforming a former textile factory into the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum sits at the heart of North Adams, an industrial town in the Berkshires area of ...

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