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.

Chapin Library

Williamstown

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

Bennington Museum

Bennington

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

Eckert Fine Art

North Adams

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

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.

The Jane Stickle Quilt

Bennington

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

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.

MCLA Gallery 51

North Adams

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

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 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.

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 Berkshire Music School

Pittsfield

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gravity Gallery

North Adams

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

Greylock Opera Collective

North Adams

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

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.

Howard Cruse

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

Independent Art Projects

North Adams

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

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).

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.

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.

Left Bank Gallery

North Bennington

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

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.

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.

Passage Concept Store

North Adams

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Carol Stegeman

Williamstown

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

Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE)

North Bennington

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

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.