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.

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.

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.

Hancock Shaker Village

Pittsfield

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

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.

Lapin Curiosities

North Adams

One part gallery, one part gift shop, Lapin Curiosities is a creative space carefully curated to awaken and inspire your senses.

Little Gilly Quilts

Williamstown

A local quilting studio offering longarm quilting services, quilting workshops, and summer camps for kids.

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.

MOSAIC

North Adams

An MCLA program that brings people together through artistic and cultural exchange, exhibitions, performances, and more.

North Loop Gallery

Williamstown

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

Rock Voices

Williamstown

Rock Voices is a no audition adult choir that sings only rock music.

SOMA Studio

North Adams

Soma Sudio offers dance parties, drum circles, authentic movement, and more.

Studio 9

North Adams

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

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.

The Adams Theater

Adams

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

Amrita Lash Pottery

Williamstown

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

AR Designs

North Adams

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

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.

The Barn

Williamstown

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

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfied

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

The Berkshire Music School

Pittsfield

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

Bennington Theater

Bennington

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

Berkshire Theatre Group

Pittsfield

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

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.

Chesterwood

Glendale

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

CIAO!

Williamstown

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

The Coffee Bar

Bennington

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

Concerts at 7

Plainfield

A summer chamber music series at Plainfield Congregational Church.

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.

Creative Soul

North Adams

Creative Soul is a dance school for youth and adults.

The Colonial Theater

Pittsfield

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

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.

DJ BFG

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

Duffin Theater

Lenox

Duffin Theater is a 500 seat, air conditioned multimedia/performance venue connected with Lenox Public Schools.

The Dusk Chapel

Adams

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

Eckert Fine Art

North Adams

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

Eclipse Mill

North Adams

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

Greylock Opera Collective

North Adams

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

Future Lab(s) Gallery

North Adams

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

INSTALLATION SPACE

North Adams

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

Jacob’s Pillow

Becket

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

Left Bank Gallery

North Bennington

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

Gary Lichtenstein Editions

North Adams

A publisher and printer of fine art silkscreen editions, plus a curator of exhibits and events.

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

Bennington

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

Mission House Museum

Stockbridge

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

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.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Shaker Museum

New Lebanon

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

Tanglewood

Lenox

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.

Walkaway House

North Adams

A space for exhibits, artist residencies, overnight guests, and more.

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.

Artists List

The artists listed here live and/or work in the northern Berkshires. Their presence reveals the rich artistic atmosphere inspired by our community.

Writers List

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