Permanent collection spanning five-centuries of art with an emphasis on the 19th century.
A photographer who composes some of the most beautiful and always changing scenes of Williamstown and the Northern Berkshires.
Strengthening communities and neighborhoods through the arts, and bringing art, art education, exhibition and performance opportunities to people of all ages, abilities and income.
A nonprofit organization and publisher of art books. It has an open work and gallery space in Building 13 on the MASS MoCA campus.
A fantastic resources for artists already living in the area, and those who would like to move here.
The artists listed here live and/or work in the northern Berkshires. Their presence reveals the rich artistic atmosphere inspired by our community.
The authors listed here reveal the rich literary community in our region.
An local, intimate setting for some of the best music around.
Barrington Stage creates theatre experiences that engage and excite audiences by entertaining as well as challenging them with the most dynamic and provocative productions possible.
A tribute to the Green Mountain Boys who fought in the 1777 Battle of Bennington.
The Chapin Library holds a deep collection of rare books and manuscripts gathered over the last 100 years – the first collection begun at any American college or university.
Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.
The Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for visitors of all ages.
Home to two theatre companies and offering classes and lecture series.
The 12th annual festival showcases both the latest in independent films as well as various special events focusing on artists from both sides of the camera.
With stages in Pittsfield and Stockbridge, this the Berkshires’ oldest theatre company.
A performance and event venue that’s just great for weddings.
The country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French.
A local artist collective working to inspire creativity and artistry, and to contribute to the community on positive ways.
An influential comics artist and graphic novelist who is considered The Godfather of Queer Comics
Live music, great food, and a legendary, happening vibe
A leading gallery and consultant on Post-War and Contemporary Art.
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.
FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of s tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.
MCLA’s gallery that presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists.
A place for contemporary artists to exhibit, come together and exchange ideas.
With oil paintings, landscapes and whimsical metal sculptures, the gallery brings together traditional and contemporary art from emerging and established artists.
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 his Pittsfield farm at Arrowhead was the from 1850 to 1863, while he wrote Moby-Dick.
HiLo North Adams is a music and comedy with a bar located in a revitalized building in downtown North Adams.
Art classes and workshops for children and adults
Contemporary art by mid-career and established artists represented by galleries in New England and NYC.
Images Cinema is a year-round community film house, showing contemporary movies, documentaries, art and international films and more.
A gallery featuring immersive, interactive, interpretive, and informative art exhibitions. Located on Historic Eagle Street in North Adams, Massachusetts.
Jacob’s Pillow is lauded worldwide as a “hub and mecca of dancing” (TIME Magazine), “one of America’s most precious cultural assets” (Mikhail Baryshnikov), and “the dance center of the nation” (The New York Times).
Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.
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.
Located in the lobby of an old bank, this gallery features regional art exhibits throughout the year.
Mary Lum’s work involves geometry, collage, drawing, book projects, tapestry, and more!
MASS MoCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.
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.
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.
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.
One of the longest running professional theatre companies in America.
One of the finest, most significant, and best preserved Victorian Mansions with beautiful grounds for walking and hiking.
1920s home of the American poet.
Artist John MacDonald shares his favorite places to paint outdoors.
Frank and Amy have been creating art, living, and teaching in the northern Berkshires for decades.
Poker Flats is a gallery co-founded by Izzy Lee and Jared Quinton.
Two large rooms filled with art and gift items made by regional artists.
The Berkshire’s African art and photo gallery
Sawyer Library houses the social sciences and humanities collections for the college.
Enjoy self-guided tours and hike trails at the new Lebanon, NY, site. Research at the Old Chatham site.
A ceramic artist with a deep connection to land, work, and learning. Her unique retreat offers opportunities for everyone to explore making with clay.
Susan B. Anthony’s birthplace and museum.
Embracing the classical ideals and visceral experience of Shakespeare’s work.
Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.
A converted industrial building that most recently housed the former Crane & Co. stationery division and now serves as a performance and rental venue.
The 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt is only on display for a brief time at Bennington Museum each Fall.
Based in the MASS MoCA campus and publishing books that teach people to be more self-reliant and engage with the natural world.
Discover Diane’s haunting, beautiful ceramic heads…
The art gallery of Bennington College.
Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics plus family-friendly events.
The history of the Thunderbolt trail features exhibitions and memorabilia.
A long-term installation of upside down trees in the front courtyard at MASS MoCA
An independent literary press fostering the literary arts since 1999.
“Where Art and Activism Meet” WAM creates opportunities for women and girls through their mission of theatre as philanthropy.
This urban park uses historical artifacts to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel.
Hosting theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.
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.
Highlighting world-renowned visual and performing arts, academic and cultural attractions and serene surroundings.
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.