Openings & Events

‘Meet the Artists’ Gallery Event

Community Access to the Arts @ Tunnel City Coffee

May 25, 2017 12:00 PM - May 25, 2017 2:00 PM

The community is welcome to meet artists who are a part of Community Access to the Arts. Twenty-five artists contributed to 30 pieces.

Building 6 Grand Opening


May 28, 2017

We’re doubling in size beginning May 28, with an all-day celebration to mark the monumental expansion.

Summer Family Day: Creative Encounters

The Clark Art Institute

June 18, 2017 11:00 AM - June 18, 2017 4:00 PM

Includes Latin Grammy Award-winner Mister G, our DIY Cubist sculpture garden, colorful face paint, and more!

Dinner and the Show

Clark Art Institute

June 24, 2017 6:30 PM - June 24, 2017 9:00 PM

A prix-fixe dinner and private access to Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design.

Space As Archive

Williams College Museum of Art

August 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Spaces act as archives of their own. What histories remain visible and what others disappear?

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Paintings by John MacDonald

Greylock Gallery

May 6 - May 28, 2017

Greylock Gallery is featuring John MacDonald May 6th – 28th – paintings from Europe and his most recent local scenes

Here Comes the Sun


June 18, 2016 - May 29, 2017

Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe’s magical, colorful, sculptural menagerie of animals.

Looking North and South

The Clark Art Institute

March 5 - May 29, 2017

This exhibition explores the character of artistic exchange between the North and South through the production of prints, drawings, and rare books.

Ghana ThinkTank

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

September 6, 2016 - May 31, 2017

Ghana ThinkTank is an international collective that “develops the first world” by flipping conventional power dynamics.

June Featured Artist Tracy Helgeson

Greylock Gallery

June 3 - June 28, 2017

Greylock Gallery is featuring artist Tracy Helgeson in June with an artist reception Saturday, June 3rd from 4-6pm

Yechel Gagnon: Project


June 3 - July 8, 2017

Yechel Gagnon will open Saturday, June 3– July 8. The artist will work on-site from June 11-18, to create a final iteration of works.

The Sketchbook Project: Mobile Library

Williams College Museum of Art

July 13, 2017 3:00 PM - July 13, 2017 8:00 PM

The largest collection of artist sketchbooks in the world comes to WCMA’s doorstep.

Jane Hudson

Hudson Art

June 7 - August 12, 2017

A show of works on paper.

Ascension Number

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

February 16 - August 20, 2017

Explores what the museum prioritized in those two years, why, and how we infer meaning from this or any archive.

Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

March 17 - August 20, 2017

Combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world.

Picasso: Encounters

The Clark Art Institute

June 4 - August 27, 2017

Picasso: Encounters explores Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career.

An Inner World

The Clark Art Institute

March 5 - September 17, 2017

Seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.

Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

March 17 - September 17, 2017

An investigation of the irresolvable contradiction that is democracy.

Nick Cave: Until


October 15, 2016 - September 30, 2017

The artist known for his wearable sculptures called Soundsuits turns expectations inside out at MASS MoCA in a massive immersive installation; not a single Soundsuit will be found in this exhibition.

The Half-Life of Love


May 6, 2017 - January 1, 2018

Explores the melancholic experience of romantic encounter: the heady sensation of first looks, the affective ebb of time, and the traces of a lover’s absence.

Tanja Hollander: Are you really my friend?


February 18, 2017 - February 18, 2018

In 2011, Maine-based photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander set out to differentiate the actual from the virtual by photographing all of her 626 Facebook friends.

In the Abstract


May 6, 2017 - May 1, 2018

Merges the formal gestures and historical associations of abstract painting with recognizable imagery and everyday objects to point to social and political realities of today.

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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.


Downtown North Adams

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

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.

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.

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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.

Usdan Gallery

Bennington College

The art gallery of Bennington College

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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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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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Family Programs

Art Ninja Camps


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

Here Comes the Sun


June 18, 2016 - May 29, 2017

Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe’s magical, colorful, sculptural menagerie of animals.


Berkshire Museum

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

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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.

Monotypes from Nature

Valerie Carrigan

June 10, 2017 10:00 AM - June 10, 2017 4:00 AM

Join me at my North Adams art studio for a printmaking workshop directly inspired by nature!

Mixed Media Portraiture Class

Clark Art Institute

June 12 - June 16, 2017

Portraiture on view in the Clark galleries is the inspiration for this one-week course.

Paste Paper Extravaganza! Workshop

Valerie Carrigan

June 24, 2017 1:00 PM - June 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Learn the art of making paste papers in a fun studio environment! No experience necessary.

Art Aviary

IS183 Art School Of The Berkshires

August 21 9:30 AM - August 25, 2017 3:30 PM

Explore birds through art, myths, and music. Sculpting clay, making art with brushes, kinetic art, and 2D responses.

Writing Workshops with Julia


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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