Assets for Artists

North Adams

MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program helps artists istrengthen their financial and business capacities.

Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend

North Adams

Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend fills MASS MoCA with renegade composers and performers of new music.

Barrington Stage Company


Twenty miles south in Pittsfield, Barrington Stage Company fills two stages from June to August and into the Fall.

Bennington Museum


Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.

The Clark Art Institute


A beloved and respected art museum known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment.

Eckert Fine Art

North Adams

A leading gallery and consultant on Post-War and Contemporary Art.

FreshGrass Festival

North Adams

A music festival rich in traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass. Very family-friendly.

Greylock Gallery


With oil paintings, landscapes and whimsical metal sculptures, the gallery brings together traditional and contemporary art from emerging and established artists.

Images Cinema


A non-profit community movie theater, presenting a wide range of independent, foreign and classic films all year round.

Kidspace at MASS MoCA

North Adams

Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.

Little Gilly Quilts


A local quilting studio offering longarm quilting services and quilting workshops.

MAC Art Lab

North Adams

The Art Lab is a venue space next door to Gallery 51. Both are part of MCLA’s Art and Culture (MAC) program.

MCLA Gallery 51

North Adams

MCLA’s gallery presents work from a wide range of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists.


North Adams

MASS MoCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Chapin Library


The Chapin Library holds a deep collection of rare books and manuscripts gathered over the last 100 years.

Williamstown Cultural District


Cultural Districts drive economic growth, strengthen distinctive local character, and improve the quality of life of families across Massachusetts.

Williamstown Historical Museum


Beautifully presented rotating exhibits and a permanent exhibit that displays the history of Williamstown from the earliest days to present time.

Williamstown Theatre Festival


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 Adams Theater


The Adams Theater is an inclusive, affordable, and interdisciplinary Performing Arts Center.

Amrita Lash Pottery


Beautiful hand-thrown and hand-built bowls, plates, mugs, and more.

The Artist Book Foundation

North Adams

A nonprofit organization and publisher of art books. It has an open work and gallery space in Building 13 on the MASS MoCA campus.

AR Designs

North Adams

AR Designs Fine Art & Tattoo offers safe, clean tattoo parlor with an all-women team.

The Barn


Karl Mullen’s The Barn is a casual, warm, and intimate music venue.

Berkshire Museum


The Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for visitors of all ages.

Berkshire Theatre Group


Berkshire Theatre Group runs two stages, The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, and the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge.

The Berkshire Music School


The Berkshire Music School offers quality music education activities, community collaborations, and performance opportunities.

Bennington Theater


A small stage with a big commitment to educating, entertaining, enriching, and engaging the community through live performance.

Billsville House Concerts

Manchester Center

Billsville House Concerts brings talented musicians to intimate venues around the region.

Center of Gravity

North Adams

Center of Gravity (CoG) is a gallery space run by Walkaway House.



The country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French.



CIAO! is the Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra, a string orchestra of school-age students and adults.

Community Access to the Arts

Great Barrington

Community Access to the Arts (CATA) nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

Concerts at 7


A summer chamber music series at Plainfield Congregational Church.

Creative Soul

North Adams

Creative Soul is a dance school for youth and adults.

Eclipse Mill

North Adams

A former mill renovated into airy live/work spaces for artists plus a gallery open to the public.

The Dusk Chapel


The Dusk Chapel is the premier venue for experimental & heavy music in the Berkshires.

Common Folk Artist Collective

North Adams

A local artist collective working to inspire creativity and artistry, and to contribute to the community on positive ways.

The Colonial Theater


The Colonial Theater is the year-round Pittsfield location of The Berkshire Theatre Group.

The Coffee Bar


The Coffee Bar is a place for coffee, tea, treats, art, and live music.


DJ BFG performs for arts organizations, wedding receptions, dance residencies, and private parties.

Future Lab(s) Gallery

North Adams

Future Lab(s) Gallery is a collaborative gallery of three artists/art enthusiast that exhibits contemporary art.

Hancock Shaker Village


Tour the buildings, farm and gardens, meet baby animals in the spring, and savor the harvest in the fall.

Greylock Opera Collective

North Adams

Greylock Opera Collective is an arts organization dedicated to producing and promoting opera and musical theatre.

Stephen Hannock

A painter and collagist of luminous landscapes whose work can be found in prominent museum and private collections.

Howard Cruse

An influential comics artist and graphic novelist who is considered The Godfather of Queer Comics


North Adams

A gallery featuring immersive, interactive, interpretive, and informative art exhibitions.

Jacob’s Pillow


Jacob’s Pillow is lauded worldwide as “the dance center of the nation” (The New York Times).

David Lachman

North Adams

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.

Left Bank Gallery

North Bennington

Located in the lobby of an old bank, this gallery features regional art exhibits throughout the year.

Local Authors

The authors listed here reveal the rich literary community in our region.

Mary Lum

North Adams

Mary Lum’s work involves geometry, collage, drawing, book projects, tapestry, and more!

John MacDonald

This local artist’s paintings offer inspiration and beauty of the surrounding landscapes.

The Mastheads

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


Merchant’s Park is located in downtown Bennington, VT, and is home to the Thomson Family Stage and the Splash Pad.

Mission House Museum


This Colonial-era house and museum and garden tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant.

More 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.

The Mount


The Mount is the historic home of the Pulitzer prizewinning and internationally beloved American novelist Edith Wharton.

North Loop Gallery


An art gallery project co-founded by Izzy Lee and Laurel Brown.

Norman Rockwell Museum


The world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art and the best of American illustration.

Painting En Plein Air


Artist John MacDonald shares his favorite places to paint outdoors in and around Williamstown, MA.

Real Eyes Gallery


Two large rooms filled with art and gift items made by regional artists.

Robert Frost Stone House Museum

South Shaftsbury

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum is a literary landmark located only minutes away from Frost’s gravesite in Old Bennington.

Shaker Museum

New Lebanon

Shaker Museum holds the world’s most comprehensive collection of Shaker objects, archives, and books.

Solid Sound Festival

North Adams

Wilco takes over MASS MoCA with this festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art, and comedy.

The Stationery Factory


A converted industrial building that housed the former Crane & Co. stationery division and now serves as a performance and rental venue.

Carol Stegeman


A photographer who composes some of the most beautiful and always changing scenes of Williamstown and the Northern Berkshires.


North Adams

Studio9 is an intimate state of the art recording studio and performance venue on the campus of Porches Inn.

Storey Publishing

North Adams

Based in the MASS MoCA campus and publishing books that teach people to be more self-reliant and engage with the natural world.

Diane Sullivan

North Adams

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.

Tupelo Press

North Adams

An independent literary press fostering the literary arts since 1999.

Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE)

North Bennington

Strengthening Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE) has been engaging community through creativity since 1994.