Barrington Stage Company

Pittsfield

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.

The Chapin Library of Rare Books

Williamstown

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.

Bennington Museum

Bennington

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

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown

Permanent collection spanning five-centuries of art with an emphasis on the 19th century.

Eckert Fine Art

North Adams

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

FreshGrass Festival

North Adams

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.

Greylock Gallery

Williamstown

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

The Jane Stickle Quilt

Bennington

The 1863 Jane Stickle Quilt is only on display for a brief time at Bennington Museum each Fall.

Images Cinema

Williamstown

Images Cinema is a year-round community film house, showing contemporary movies, documentaries, art and international films and more.

Kidspace at MASS MoCA

North Adams

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

MASS MoCA

North Adams

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

Tree Logic

North Adams

A long-term installation of upside down trees in the front courtyard at MASS MoCA

Williamstown Cultural District

Williamstown

Highlighting world-renowned visual and performing arts, academic and cultural attractions and serene surroundings.

Williamstown Historical Museum

Williamstown

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown

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.

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.

Local Authors

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

BarN

Williamstown

An local, intimate setting for some of the best music around.

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfied

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

Berkshire International Film Festival

Great Barrington & Pittsfield

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.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Pittsfield

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

Chesterwood

Glendale

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

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.

Howard Cruse

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

Hancock Shaker Village

Pittsfield

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

Stephen Hannock

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

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

Pittsfield

Herman Melville lived at his Pittsfield farm at Arrowhead was the from 1850 to 1863, while he wrote Moby-Dick.

The Coffee Bar

Bennington

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

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.

Eclipse Mill

North Adams

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

Ferrin Contemporary

North Adams

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.

Greylock Opera Collective

North Adams

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

Gallery 51

North Adams

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

Gravity Gallery

North Adams

A place for contemporary artists to exhibit, come together and exchange ideas.

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.

Mary Lum

North Adams

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

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.

The Mount

Lenox

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

John MacDonald

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

Independent Art Projects

North Adams

Contemporary art by mid-career and established artists represented by galleries in New England and NYC.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge

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

Jacob’s Pillow

Becket

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

INSTALLATION SPACE

North Adams

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

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.

Painting En Plein Air

Williamstown

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

Left Bank Gallery

North Bennington

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

Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE)

North Bennington

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

Shaker Museum

New Lebanon

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

Studio 9

North Adams

Studio 9 is an intimate state of the art recording studio and performance venue on the campus of Porches Inn.

Jackie Sedlock

Pownal

A ceramic artist with a deep connection to land, work, and learning. Her unique retreat offers opportunities for everyone to explore making with clay.

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.

Carol Stegeman

Williamstown

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

The Stationery Factory

Dalton

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

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

Lenox

Tanglewood is the famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and features many concerts of jazz, classical, and popular music.

Passage Concept Store

North Adams

Passage is stocked with handmade pots, original art, unique blankets and pillows, and other home design products.

Real Eyes Gallery

Adams

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

Tupelo Press

North Adams

An independent literary press fostering the literary arts since 1999.

Western Gateway Heritage State Park

North Adams

This urban park that uses historical artifacts to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel.

WAM Theatre

Lenox

“Where Art and Activism Meet” WAM creates opportunities for women and girls through their mission of theatre as philanthropy.