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.


Frank Gehry to design museum for famous architecture and model ... - Curbed

Curbed

Frank Gehry to design museum for famous architecture and model ...
Curbed
Frank Gehry, the salty museum-building starchitect, has signed on to design a new offbeat cultural institution for the town of North Adams, Massachusetts: the ...
Architect Frank Gehry Is Designing a Museum in Massachusetts ...Architectural Digest

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Roomful of Teeth Astounds in Commissioning Residency at MASS MoCA - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

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 ...

Frank Gehry to Design Museum for Architectural Gems (and Model ... - New York Times

New York Times

Frank Gehry to Design Museum for Architectural Gems (and Model ...
New York Times
Frank Gehry in Berlin in March. He will design the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum in North Adams, Mass. Credit Michele ...
Frank Gehry to design museum to honour famous buildings and ...The Straits Times

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Visual art is to look at. Right? - Rutland Herald

Rutland Herald

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

New York Times

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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