The Art Lab at MCLA

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.

Assets for Artists

North Adams

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

Barrington Stage Company

Pittsfield

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

Bennington Museum

Bennington

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

Chapin Library

Williamstown

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

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown

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

Williamstown

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

Images Cinema

Williamstown

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.

MASS MoCA

North Adams

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

MCLA Gallery 51

North Adams

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

Williamstown Cultural District

Williamstown

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

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.

Adams Theater

Adams

Adams Theater is under development to become an inclusive, affordable, and interdisciplinary Performing Arts Center.

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfied

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

Berkshire Theatre Group

Pittsfield

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

The Berkshire Music School

Pittsfield

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

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.

Chesterwood

Glendale

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

The Coffee Bar

Bennington

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

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

Pittsfield

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

Greylock Opera Collective

North Adams

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

Eclipse Mill

North Adams

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

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.

Ferrin Contemporary

North Adams

The preferred source for contemporary ceramic art circa 1950 – present.

Howard Cruse

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

Future Lab(s) Gallery

North Adams

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

Jacob’s Pillow

Becket

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.

INSTALLATION SPACE

North Adams

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

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.

Mission House Museum

Stockbridge

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

Merchant’s Park

Bennington

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

Left Bank Gallery

North Bennington

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

The Mount

Lenox

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

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge

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

Local Authors

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

Painting En Plein Air

Williamstown

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Real Eyes Gallery

Adams

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

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.

Carol Stegeman

Williamstown

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

Studio 9

North Adams

Studio 9 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

Lenox

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

Tree Logic

North Adams

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

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.

WAM Theatre

Lenox

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

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.