Public Art

Ground/work

The Clark Art Institute

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

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Art exhibits

A Long Way From Home

MCLA Gallery 51

August 27 - December 7, 2020

In these trying times, artist Genevieve Gaignard’s persistent question is ‘are we there yet?’

Airborne Transmission

North Adams Public Arts Commission

October 1, 2020 3:00 AM - March 31, 2021 3:00 AM

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

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

Kissing Through a Curtain

MASS MoCA

Ten artists reflect on urgent questions about communication cross different sorts of boundaries.

Pia Camil: Velo Revelo

The Clark

July 5, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Installations in fabric by an internationally recognized contemporary artist

This is Not a Gag

MASS MoCA

Artist Richard Nielsen’s portraits of people in their COVID-19 face masks.

Tree Logic

MASS MoCA

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

Vermont Utopias: Imagining the Future

Bennington Museum

November 28 - December 28, 2020

An exhibit to envision the future and help it be a good one for Bennington museum and regional artists.

You Only Live Twice

INSTALLATION SPACE

An installation by two artists spanning generations of the same family, and remembering another deceased family member.

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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.

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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

Free On The 5s

MASS MoCA

December 5, 2020

North Adams residents get in free to MASS MoCA today.

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

Diane Sullivan

North Adams

Discover Diane’s haunting, beautiful ceramic heads…

Howard Cruse

North Adams + Williamstown

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

Jackie Sedlock

Jackie Sedlock Pottery

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

North Adams

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

Auditory After Hours: Clipping

MASS MoCA

December 5, 2020

The LA-based experimental hip-hop trio Clipping dives into its archive to create a darkly atmospheric gallery soundtrack.

Auditory After Hours: Clipping

MASS MoCA

December 12, 2020

The LA-based experimental hip-hop trio Clipping dives into its archive to create a darkly atmospheric gallery soundtrack.

Auditory After Hours: Clipping

MASS MoCA

December 19, 2020

The LA-based experimental hip-hop trio Clipping dives into its archive to create a darkly atmospheric gallery soundtrack.

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Classes & Workshops

Introduction To Hand Spinning, Online

Southern Vermont Arts Center - ONLINE via Zoom

January 17, 2021 2:00 AM

Learn to make your own yarn by hand with a hand spindle. Using a kit supplied by the instructor.

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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