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
Mass MoCA talks expansion The Boston Globe His latest stop was New York, where he was joined Wednesday by performance artist (and Mass MoCA habitué) Laurie Anderson for a roundtable discussion outlining the project, which will add a whopping 130,000 square feet of usable space to the ...
Deluxe's Small Business Revolution Visits North Adams The Beacon Several town leaders have voiced a desire to fully embrace the growing fine arts scene that MASS MoCA has brought to the area. Suzy Helme, Director of Community Events, would like to see a stronger connection between MASS MoCA and the downtown ...