The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

With a permanent collection of Impressionist art, 19th-century artists and decorative arts across more than five centuries, the Clark Art Institute has become respected across the world.

Mass MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Solid Sound Festival


Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festivalcurated by Wilco and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

Mass MoCA jam

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.

Williams College music

Williams College

The college music department hosts a series of free concerts in the spring and fall semesters with faculty and visiting performers from across the country and across the world.



Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics.

Roomful of Teeth

Williams College Department of Music

September 28, 2018 8:00 AM

Roomful of Teeth offers a program featuring vocal music of Wally Gunn, William Brittelle, and “The Isle” by Caroline Shaw.

Mohamed Abozekry & Karkadé


September 28, 2018 7:30 PM - September 28, 2018 9:00 PM

With his group, Karkadé, Mohamed Abozekry fuses Egypt’s popular and classical music traditions.

Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Williams College Department of Music

September 29, 2018 8:00 AM - September 29, 2018

The Chamber Orchestra of Williams features Schoenberg’s “Verklärte Nacht,” conducted by Leonard Bopp ‘19.

Angel Olsen with Julianna Barwick

Mass MoCA

September 29, 2018 8:00 PM - September 29, 2018

From the sparse folk-melancholy of Strange Cacti to the electrified rock of My Woman, Angel Olsen blends Dolly Parton and Patti Smith.

The Decemberists

Mass MoCA

October 4, 2018 8:00 PM - October 4, 2018

Lead vocalist and guitarist Meloy, guitarist Chris Funk, keyboardist Jenny Conlee, bassist Nate Query and drummer John Moen explore new approaches to making music and broaden their sonic range.

Met Live in HD: Aida

Clark Art Institute

October 6, 2018 12:55 PM - October 6, 2018

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris in the Met’s production, opening the broadcast series this fall.

Performing Artists in Residence

Clark Art Institute

October 12, 2018 7:00 PM - October 12, 2018

Pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Colin Jacobsen and violist Nicholas Cords join for an evening of classical music with Mozart and Mendelssohn.

Bonnie Prince Billy in concert

Mass MoCA

October 13, 2018 8:00 PM - October 13, 2018

An enigma of the folk-rock world  — a celebrated singer-songwriter who has never signed with a label and has a songcovered by Johnny Cash — he is hard to find and hard to dismiss.

Berkshire Symphony at Williams

Chapin Hall

October 19, 2018 8:00 AM

8pm at Chapin Hall, Williams College The season’s first concert of the Berkshire Symphony features music of Joan Tower, Paul Hindemith, and Antonin Dvorak. Conductor Ronald Feldman and the 75-member orchestra are joined by guest artist Andres Diaz, cello, who performs Dvorak’s cello concerto. There is a pre-concert talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 7:15 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, […]

Met Live in HD: Samson and Delilah

Clark Art Institute

October 20, 2018 12:55 PM - October 20, 2018

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris in the Met’s production, opening the broadcast series this fall.

Met Live in HD: La Fanciulla Del West

Clark Art Institute

October 27, 2018 12:55 PM - October 27, 2018

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson.

Michael Pisaro: A Wave and Waves

Clark Art Institute

October 28, 2018 1:00 PM - October 28, 2018 3:00 PM

Talujon Percussion Ensemble, the Williams Percussion Ensemble, and guests immerse listeners are immersed in an ocean of sound, creating colossal percussive waves in layers of imperceptibly soft sounds.

Talujon Percussion Ensemble

Clark Art Institute

October 28, 2018 4:30 PM - October 28, 2018 6:00 PM

The Talujon Percussion Ensemble joins the Williams Percussion Ensemble and guests for an hour-long concert of music for percussion by Sam Pluta, Caroline Shaw, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and John Cage.

Tune Yards + U.S. Girls

Mass MoCA

October 30, 2018 8:00 PM - October 30, 2018 11:00 PM

This fall, 4AD will present the label’s first-ever tour with labelmates Tune-Yards and U.S. Girls who embark on a cross-country U.S. tour in support of their standout 2018 LPs.

Party in the Park

North Adams

Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.


Concert Venue

An intimate setting for acoustic music.

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