Public Art

Ground/work

The Clark Art Institute

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

NBOSS at the Museum

Bennington Museum

Annual North Bennington outdoor sculpture exhibit on the grounds of the Bennington Museum too!

The Beyond

Art Close to Home

September 30 - October 14, 2020

Art by Max Bard, Jesse Tobin McCauley, and Stacey Piwinski displayed along trails on the banks of the Hoosic River.

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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?’

Arrival of the Animals

The Clark Art Institute

July 21 - October 25, 2020

Catch this evocative exhibit by contemporary artist, Lin May Saeed, at The Clark.

Kissing Through a Curtain

MASS MoCA

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

NBOSS at the Museum

Bennington Museum

Annual North Bennington outdoor sculpture exhibit on the grounds of the Bennington Museum too!

People’s Choice

Bennington Museum

July 3 - November 3, 2020

An exhibit chosen by the people!

Pia Camil: Velo Revelo

The Clark

July 5, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Installations in fabric by an internationally recognized contemporary artist

The Beyond

Art Close to Home

September 30 - October 14, 2020

Art by Max Bard, Jesse Tobin McCauley, and Stacey Piwinski displayed along trails on the banks of the Hoosic River.

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.

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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.

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.

MCLA’s Gallery 51

Downtown North Adams

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

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

Assets for Artists

A fantastic resources for artists already living in the area, and those who would like to move here.

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!

Painting En Plein Air

Artist John MacDonald, a full-time painter with work exhibited across the country, from the Salmagundi Club in New York to the Oil Painters of America 25th annual exhibit in Dallas, Texas, shares his favorite places to paint.

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

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Classes & Workshops

Art-Inspired Yoga

Williams College Museum of Art

October 6, 2020 9:00 AM

Online yoga class with Emily Kamen, art historian, educator, environmentalist, and yoga instructor!

Photography Hike

IS183 Art School

October 2, 2020 9:00 AM - October 2, 2020 12:00 PM

Meet at the summit of Mount Greylock and learn how to best capture those gorgeous autumn colors!

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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