Public Art

Airborne Transmission

North Adams Public Arts Commission

Suzette Marie Martin’s installation of 175 flags along the Hoosic River is a meditative memorial for all that has been lost to COVID-19.

Ground/work

The Clark Art Institute

January 21 - October 17, 2021

Discover new artworks as you explore the beautiful woods and pastures outside The Clark.

RESIST COVID | TAKE 6!

A national campaign by artist Carrie Mae Weems brought to the Northern Berkshires by several regional partners.

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Art exhibits

A Change in the Light

The Clark Art Institute

February 13 - May 16, 2021

An exhibition drawn from a historic portfolio recently acquired by the Clark and examining the hybrid process of cliché-verre.

Erin Sherriff: Remainders

The Clark Art Institute

January 16, 2021 - January 2, 2022

An exhibition in the public spaces at The Clark that explores how art in reproduction changes the experience of the original artwork.

How to Move a Landscape

MASS MoCA

January 21 - September 6, 2021

Blane De St. Croix’s ambitious exhibition about climate change.

Tree Logic

MASS MoCA

A long-term installation of upside down trees in the front courtyard at MASS MoCA

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Art for Kids

Bennington Museum

Downtown Bennington

Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.

Kidspace at MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA

Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.

Start with Art at Home

The Clark Art Institute

March 13, 2021

Join in with your preschoolers for a live online participatory art program!

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Galleries

Artist Book Foundation

The Artist Book Foundation

A nonprofit organization and publisher of art books. Also an exhibition space.

Brill Gallery

Eclipse Mill

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

Eclipse Mill

Downtown North Adams

A former mill renovated into airy live/work spaces for artists. A gallery exhibits the works of the artists living and working here as well as artists from the wider Northern Berkshires region.

Gallery 51

Downtown North Adams

MCLA’s gallery that presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists.

Gravity Gallery

North Adams

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

Greylock Gallery

Williamstown Cultural District

With oil paintings, landscapes and whimsical metal sculptures, the gallery brings together traditional and contemporary art from emerging and established artists.

INSTALLATION SPACE

A gallery featuring immersive, interactive, interpretive, and informative art exhibitions. Located on Historic Eagle Street in North Adams, Massachusetts.

ROAM: A Xtina Parks Gallery

Mass MoCA

An exceptional gallery of fine-art nature and wildlife photographs, recently expanded to include a collection of contemporary and traditional artwork, ceramics, jewelry, linens, and more.

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Museums

Bennington Museum

Downtown Bennington

Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.

Berkshire Museum

Downtown Pittsfield

Check out this varied collection of fine art, artifacts, and live animals

Hancock Shaker Village

Pittsfield, MA

Tour the buildings, farm and gardens, meet baby animals in the spring, and savor the harvest in the fall.

Kidspace at MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA

Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.

Lunder Center at Stone Hill

The Clark Art Institute

Galleries with exhibitions highlighting The Clark’s collection, contemporary art, and spectacular views.

MASS MoCA

Downtown North Adams

MASS MoCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge

The world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art and the best of American illustration.

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

Permanent collection spanning 5 centuries of art with an emphasis on the 19th century.

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Artists

Carol Stegeman

A photographer who composes some of the most beautiful and always changing scenes of Williamstown and the Northern Berkshires.

David Lachman

Check out David’s line and color figure drawings and learn how he’s managed to continue working from a live model even during the pandemic.

Howard Cruse

An influential comics artist and graphic novelist who is considered The Godfather of Queer Comics

Jackie Sedlock

A ceramic artist with a deep connection to land, work, and learning. Her unique retreat offers opportunities for everyone to explore making with clay.

Mary Lum

Mary Lum’s work involves geometry, collage, drawing, book projects, tapestry, and more!

More Regional Artists

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

Stephen Hannock

A painter and collagist of luminous landscapes whose work can be found in prominent museum and private collections.

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Art events

Haunting Tones

The Clark Art Institute

March 23, 2021

A live broadcast conversation with artist Jennie Jones about her outdoor artwork “These (Mournful) Shores”

Making Visible / Rachel Ruysch

The Clark Art Institute

March 19, 2021

Learn about artist Rachel Ruysch (1664–1750) on of the foremost painters of her time.

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Classes & Workshops

Art-Inspired Yoga with Emily Kamen

Williams College Museum of Art

March 9, 2021

This one-hour, vinyasa-style online yoga class takes inspiration from an artwork in the WCMA collection.

Art-Inspired Yoga with Emily Kamen

Williams College Museum of Art

March 16, 2021

This one-hour, vinyasa-style online yoga class takes inspiration from an artwork in the WCMA collection.

Pottery classes and workshops

Jackie Sedlock Pottery

Jackie Sedlock Pottery, a gallery and teaching studio, offers weekly classes, private instruction, workshops and retreats in the studio at the end of a dirt road on the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest.

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