Cultural Districts drive economic growth, strengthen distinctive local character, and improve the quality of life of families across Massachusetts.
MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program helps artists istrengthen their financial and business capacities.
Hosting theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.
Twenty miles south in Pittsfield, Barrington Stage Company fills two stages from June to August and into the Fall.
The Chapin Library holds a deep collection of rare books and manuscripts gathered over the last 100 years.
Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.
A leading gallery and consultant on Post-War and Contemporary Art.
A beloved and respected art museum known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment.
A music festival rich in traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass. Very family-friendly.
The 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt is only on display for a brief time at Bennington Museum each Fall.
With oil paintings, landscapes and whimsical metal sculptures, the gallery brings together traditional and contemporary art from emerging and established artists.
A non-profit community movie theater, presenting a wide range of independent, foreign and classic films all year round.
Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.
MCLA’s gallery presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists.
MASS MoCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.
The Berkshire’s African art and photo gallery
A long-term installation of upside down trees in the front courtyard at MASS MoCA
WCMA creates innovative exhibitions, programs, publications and projects.
A series of free concerts with faculty and visiting performers from across the globe.
More than 20 outdoor sculptures can be found on the Williams College Campus and at Field Farm.
The Objects and Furniture labs restores paintings, photographs, sculpture, and woodwork of all kinds.
Beautifully presented rotating exhibits and a permanent exhibit that displays the history of Williamstown from the earliest days to present time.
WTF brings award winning actors and veterans of television and film to perform in a series of plays, comedies, dramas, musicals, classics and new work.
The artists listed here live and/or work in the northern Berkshires. Their presence reveals the rich artistic atmosphere inspired by our community.
A nonprofit organization and publisher of art books. It has an open work and gallery space in Building 13 on the MASS MoCA campus.
The Berkshire Music School offers quality music education activities, community collaborations, and performance opportunities.
Empowering area youth and young adults to express themselves musically and artistically.
A tribute to the Green Mountain Boys who fought in the 1777 Battle of Bennington.
The Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for visitors of all ages.
Art classes and workshops for children and adults.
Berkshire Theatre Group runs two stages, The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, and the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge.
A world-class festival that is an integral part of the cultural fabric of the Berkshires.
Home to two theatre companies and offering classes and lecture series.
Billsville House Concerts brings talented musicians to intimate venues around the region.
The country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French.
The Coffee Bar is a place for coffee, tea, treats, art, and live music.
The Colonial Theater is the year-round Pittsfield location of The Berkshire Theatre Group.
A local artist collective working to inspire creativity and artistry, and to contribute to the community on positive ways.
A former mill renovated into airy live/work spaces for artists plus a gallery open to the public.
The preferred source for contemporary ceramic art circa 1950 – present, with over 35 years of experience and expertise in the presentation for sale of works by leading international artists whose primary medium is clay.
A place for contemporary artists to exhibit, come together and exchange ideas.
Visit the home of American Abstract Artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, set on a 46-acre estate in the heart of Lenox.
Greylock Opera Collective is an arts organization dedicated to producing and promoting opera and musical theatre.
Tour the buildings, farm and gardens, meet baby animals in the spring, and savor the harvest in the fall.
A painter and collagist of luminous landscapes whose work can be found in prominent museum and private collections.
Herman Melville lived at Arrowhead, his Pittsfield farm, from 1850 to 1863, while he wrote Moby-Dick.
An influential comics artist and graphic novelist who is considered The Godfather of Queer Comics
Contemporary art by mid-career and established artists represented by galleries in New England and NYC.
A gallery featuring immersive, interactive, interpretive, and informative art exhibitions.
Jacob’s Pillow is lauded worldwide as “the dance center of the nation” (The New York Times).
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.
Mary Lum’s work involves geometry, collage, drawing, book projects, tapestry, and more!
A public humanities project connecting residents to the literary history of the region, creating a forum for thinking about place, and supporting the production of new creative work.
Merchant’s Park is located in downtown Bennington, VT, and is home to the Thomson Family Stage and the Splash Pad.
This Colonial-era house and museum and garden tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant.
The Mount is the historic home of the Pulitzer prizewinning and internationally beloved American novelist Edith Wharton.
This local artist’s paintings offer inspiration and beauty of the surrounding landscapes.
Located in the lobby of an old bank, this gallery features regional art exhibits throughout the year.
A community arts center housed in a historic building in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District.
The world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art and the best of American illustration.
Working to make the Northern Berkshires’ community and economy a supportive and inclusive place for artists of all disciplines.
Bike and walk to discover over 30 outdoor artworks.
The authors listed here reveal the rich literary community in our region.
One of the finest, most significant, and best preserved Victorian Mansions with beautiful grounds for walking and hiking.
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum is a literary landmark located only minutes away from Frost’s gravesite in Old Bennington.
Artist John MacDonald shares his favorite places to paint outdoors in and around Williamstown, MA.
North Loop Gallery is a new art gallery in Williamstown, MA.
Passage is stocked with handmade pots, original art, unique blankets and pillows, and other home design products.
One of the longest running professional theatre companies in America.
Frank and Amy have been creating art, living, and teaching in the northern Berkshires for decades.
A ceramic artist with a deep connection to land, work, and learning. Her unique retreat offers opportunities for everyone to explore making with clay.
Shaker Museum holds the world’s most comprehensive collection of Shaker objects, archives, and books.
Wilco takes over MASS MoCA with this festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art, and comedy.
South Mountain Concert Hall presents chamber music concerts each year during early fall.
SVAC offers exhibits, music performances, workshops and summer camps.
A converted industrial building that housed the former Crane & Co. stationery division and now serves as a performance and rental venue.
Studio 9 is an intimate state of the art recording studio and performance venue on the campus of Porches Inn.
Based in the MASS MoCA campus and publishing books that teach people to be more self-reliant and engage with the natural world.
Susan B. Anthony’s birthplace and museum.
Discover Diane’s haunting, beautiful ceramic heads…
Tanglewood is the famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and features many concerts of jazz, classical, and popular music.
The history of the Thunderbolt trail features exhibitions and memorabilia.
Two large rooms filled with art and gift items made by regional artists.
An independent literary press fostering the literary arts since 1999.
Embracing the classical ideals and visceral experience of Shakespeare’s work.
A photographer who composes some of the most beautiful and always changing scenes of Williamstown and the Northern Berkshires.
Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery is the art gallery at Bennington College.
Strengthening Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) has been engaging community through creativity since 1994.
This urban park that uses historical artifacts to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel.
“Where Art and Activism Meet” WAM creates opportunities for women and girls through their mission of theatre as philanthropy.