Making News

This corner of the mountains may seem remote, but the world is looking at us and coming to visit. Here’s what they’re saying …

In the Boston Globe, art critic Murray Whyte reviews Shaun Leonard’s poignant and timely exhibit at MASS MoCA.

PBS News Hour shows how in-person live theatre and art are happening safely and successfully here in the Berkshires!

Peter Schjeldahl loved the charming 19th century drawing exhibit at The Clark! Read his review in The New Yorker.

Wendy Red Star has created an engaging exhibit for Kidspace at MASS MoCA, and Hyperallergic took notice.

The New York Times tells the stories of two Pittsfield, MA, theatre groups bringing live performance back to audiences in this time of COVID. 

The New York Times tells what it’s like to visit MASS MoCA and The Clark in this time of COVID. Hint: It’s painless, low-risk, and inspiring!

The Boston Globe says Berkshire museums are salve for the socially distanced soul. Get yourself some salve!

Artfix Daily celebrates the re-opening of area art museums and introduces a map of outdoor sculptures. Visitors may want to take note!

Hyperallergic describes the rich poetry of James Turrell’s ethereal installations at MASS MoCA.

“ERRE: Them and Us,” an exhibition exploring the border is on view now to Summer 2021 at MASS MoCA. The Los Angeles Times gives us their take. 

The New York Times relates how old mills, like the Norad Mill in North Adams, are turning into development opportunities in New England towns.

Curbed Boston recommends Williamstown and North Adams as the “perfect escape for those looking to leap beyond the hullabaloo of urban life, if only for a weekend or a few days.”

Architectural Digest gives high praise to local institutions in “A Perfect Fall Weekend in the Berkshires.”

Conde Nast begins their “Ultimate New England Fall Road Trip” right here in the Northern Berkshires.

The Boston Globe recommends autumn hiking adventures in the Berkshires.

Vanity Fair takes a look inside the new Tourists motel, the vision of Eric Kerns, developer Ben Svenson, Brooklyn Magazine founder Scott Stedman, and musician and Wilco bassist John Stirratt.

The Today Show has tapped the Berkshires including The Clark Art Institute, MASS MoCA and Cricket Creek Farm as one of Four Unexpected Places to Visit on Memorial Day.

The New York Times asks why the Northern Berkshires are catching on, with plans for a new cultural corridor and hip new hotel.

The New York Times wandered through MASS MoCA’s new Building 6 when it opened in summer 2017.

In September 2017, Thomas Krens, Williams alum, former director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and one of the movers behind MASS MoCA talked with the Globe about his plans for a network of museums between Williamstown and North Adams.

Sawyer Library at Williams College has won a Library Building Award from the American Institute of Architects.

The Boston Globe explores the heights at Ramblewild.