Art events

Art + Time

December 7, 2017 6:30 PM

Williams college Museum of Art — Student gallery guides dive in and create their own tours: Consider how artworks change over the years with Freshman Patrick Postec.

Object Lab Close Look Tour

Williams College Museum of Art

November 28, 2017 4:00 PM

Professor Nicolas Howe and students from Environmental Humanities discuss how culture shapes the representation and experience of landscape.

Artist talk with Cannupa Hanska Luger

Bennington College

November 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Cannupa Hanska Luger, the Santa Fe artist behind the ‘mirror shield project’ for protectors of Standing Rock, ND, where he was born, will speak on his work.

Memorial to victims of lynching

Williams College

November 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Deborah Rothschild, consulting curator to the Equal Justice Initiative and former senior curator at the Williams College Museum of Art, speaks on the memorial Bryan Stevenson has created in Montgomery, Alabama.

Are you really my friend?

Mass MoCA

November 30, 2017 5:00 PM

Screening and Artist’s Talk with artist Tanja Hollander and filmmaker Robin Greenspun on Hollander’s multi-year project to photograph almost all of her Facebook friends face-to-face.

Art + Home

Williams college Museum of Art

November 30, 2017 6:30 PM

Student gallery guides dive in and create their own tours: Junior Political Science major Mitch Morris looks for family and center.

99 Cent Art Show

Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

November 30, 2017 5:00 PM - November 30, 2017 7:00 PM

The annual 99 Cents Affordable Art Show celebrates the artwork of local and regional artists and may include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints, book arts, photography, fibers and more.

Regeneration

Cyntia-Reeves Gallery

December 2 5:00 AM - December 7, 2017

Sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk, on view through Jan. 27. Drenk will be at the gallery Dec. 2 to 7 to create a site-specific installation to complete the exhibition, with a reception Dec. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Dungeons, Dragons and the Wizard of Id

Norman Rockwell Museum

December 9, 2017

Roleplaying and storytelling game afternoon as part of Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, 1 to 4 p.m. Also Cartoon County: John Cullen Murphy and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make Believe, talk at 2 p.m.

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Museums

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

An internationally renowned museum and research center with an outstanding collection of European and American art.

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

Williamstown Cultural District

WCMA sparks new ways of thinking about art and the visual world through its innovative exhibitions, programs, publications and projects.

MASS MoCA

Downtown North Adams

The largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts in the United States.

Berkshire Artist Museum

Downtown North Adams

Eric Rudd and visiting artists, showcased in historic church re-purposed as an art museum and gallery space.

Hancock Shaker Village

Pittsfield, MA

Brings the Shaker story to life. Events, exhibits, and daily tours for the whole family.

Berkshire Museum

Downtown Pittsfield

Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA offers a unique array of exhibitions, activities, and attractions for visitors of all ages.

Bennington Museum

Downtown Bennington

Founded as the Bennington Historical Association in 1852 to celebrate Bennington’s Colonial past.

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Artists

Regional Artists

The artists listed here live and/or work in the Williamstown region. Their presence reveals the rich artistic atmosphere inspired by our community.

Painting en Plein Air

Around Williamstown

My favorite places to paint in and around Williamstown by artist John MacDonald  

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Classes & Workshops

Figure Drawing Collective

North Adams Makers' Mill

Figure drawing sessions run every Monday and focus on long poses, and include a warm up consisting of several short poses.

Knitting Night

North Adams Makers' Mill

Bring an in-progress project or start up something new with a group of fellow knitters on Thursday nights.

Writing Workshops with Julia

Williamstown

Explore the act of writing in a safe, nurturing environment; the only thing you need to bring is something to write with and a readiness to explore.

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Public Art

DownStreet Art

Downtown North Adams

Explore a wide array of visual and performing art events including screenings, exhibitions, and site-specific installations in downtown North Adams.

Williams Public Art Program

Williams College Campus

Public art works on the Williams College campus by George Rickey, Jenny Holzer, and others, around the Williams College campus.

Public Art at Field Farm

Field Farm

Public art sculptures in the wild at Field Farm by Arline Shulman, Elbert Weinberg, Jack Zajac, and others.

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Art exhibits

The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec

Clark Art Institute

November 5, 2017 - January 28, 2018

1860s to 1890s prints and drawings inclucing drawings by Claude Monet, woodcuts by Paul Gauguin, etchings by Édouard Manet, pastels by Edgar Degas and lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Impressions in full color

Clark Art Institute

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Permanent collection of impressionist art, Renoir, Monet, Degas, and 19th-century artists including John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, George Innes; paintings, furniture and decorative arts across more than five centuries …

Contemporary art in a mill palimpsest

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Newly opened Building 6 makes this the one of the largest contemporary art museums in the country. Around the campus: Liz Glynn, The Archaeology of Another Possible Form in the football-field-sized Building 5 …

Three-story Building 6 fronts the Hoosac River

Mass MoCA

October 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Building 6 fills vast spaces with James Turrell light installation, Gunnar Schonbeck’s colossal instruments, Louise Bourgeois marble sculpture, Laurie Anderson’s studio, audio archive and art space, Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley’s Thumbs up for the Mothership …

Cabinet of curiosities meets contemporary college life

Williams College Museum of Art

October 20, 2017 - January 31, 2018

The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts from Byzantine icons to 15th century paintings in a newly renovated gallery; Pink Art gathered from across the collection; Barbara Takenaga; The Anxiety of Influence: European and American Art, and more, free.

99 Cent Art Show

MCLA Gallery 51

November 30 - December 24, 2017

The annual 99 Cents Affordable Art Show celebrates the artwork of local and regional artists and may include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints, book arts, photography, fibers and more.

Winter Member Show

Southern Vermont Arts Center

November 11 - December 30, 2017

Landscapes, still-lifes, abstracts and portraits, through Saturday, Dec. 30. Winter landscapes also on display from the SVAC Permanent Collection including works by Luigi Lucioni, Jay Hall Connaway, Brian Sweetland, Aldro Hibbard, and Virginia Webb.

Regeneration

December 2, 2017 - January 27, 2018

Sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk, on view Dec. 2 to through Jan. 27. Drenk will be at the gallery Dec. 2 to 7 to create a site-specific installation to complete the exhibition.

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

Norman Rockwell Museum

November 11, 2017 - May 28, 2018

A retrospective exhibit of Tony DiTerlizzi’s fantasty, sci-fi, whimsical illustrations from his bestselling book series The Spiderwick Chronicles and images of fantasy creatures from fairies to trolls to goblins.

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Family Exhibits

Art Ninja Camps

MASS MoCA

Art Ninjas embark on daily missions filled with art, adventure, and intrigue. Sign up early as space is limited and goes quickly.

Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees

November 18, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Holiday exhibit opens with more than 100 trees decorated with imagination and tales of fantasy and whimsy, strange juxtapositions and marvelous scenes, and a quizzical, fanciful treasure hunt for hidden objects.

Spark!Lab

Berkshire Museum

Create, innovate, collaborate, and problem- solve at Spark!Lab.

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Galleries

Brill Gallery

Eclipse Mill

Offers an eclectic range of contemporary art and photography for the discerning collector.

DownStreet Art

Downtown North Adams

Explore a wide array of visual and performing art events including screenings, exhibitions, and site-specific installations in downtown North Adams.

Gravity Gallery

North Adams

A place for contemporary artists to exhibit, come together and exchange ideas.

Greylock Gallery

Williamstown Cultural District

Showcasing a variety of traditional and contemporary art from both emerging and established artists.

Hudson Art Inc.

Williamstown Cultural District

Contemporary art and painting studio of artist, Jeff Hudson.

Independent Art Projects

Building 13 @ MASS MoCA

IAP is a collaborative space for galleries, dealers, and curators to show and sell artworks of mid-career and emerging contemporary artist.

MCLA’s Gallery 51

Downtown North Adams

Presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists.

Remembering Curt Hanson

Greylock Gallery

November 4 10:00 AM - November 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Remembering artist Curt Hanson – We are dedicating November’s show to feature his work, including new paintings from his private collection.

Soul of our Soil

Chatham Bookstore

November 18, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Georgia Landman’s solo show of photography inspired by farms in Columbia County, N.Y.

Katie Bullock: Life in Velocity Gradients

outside gallery

November 4 - December 18, 2017

Outside presents a solo exhibition by artist Katie Bullock which will unfold across November, as she works on site from Nov. 4 to 5 and 18 to 19, and Dec. 2 to 3.

Stephen Seigel exhibition of 35 Pieces

Cynthia-Reeves gallery

October 15 - November 25, 2017

Cynthia-Reeves presents an exhibition of Steven Siegel’s 35 Pieces, a site-based installation of mixed media panels with an accompanying film.

Usdan Gallery

Bennington College

The art gallery of Bennington College

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