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“The Great Meadow: Natural and Cultural Histories of Northampton’s Meadows” at Historic Northampton features the work of three local artists as they represent their unique artistic perspective on the Meadows and its many facets. Through the weaving of art, history and artistic vision, this exhibit offers three varying and fascinating interpretations of the culture in our local landscape.

For 40 years the UMCA has been leading the way for art and art education, and their exciting exhibitions this fall showcase the talent of dynamic artist Chuck Close, as well as the insightful work of Anne Beresford.

Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center features two contemporary art exhibits this month by local western Massachusetts artists. Each artists draws on Northampton and its history for inspiration. The exhibit and can lead patrons their own comparisons between the stitching samplers of the 19th century and these contemporary iterations of documentation and demonstration – and should consider the ways in which we each carry out the work of documentation and demonstration in our own lives…

Winter Arts Festival in the Berkshires 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival February 14th-24th, 2013 The month of February brings a host of cultural events to downtown Pittsfield as the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival returns! Formerly called 10×10 North, the festival takes place from February 14th-24th, 2013 and  fills the city’s newly designated cultural district (the first west of Boston) with performances of theater and music, art shows featuring work in a variety of… Read More

Family Programming at MASS MoCA: Fall 2012 Fall is the perfect season for children and families to explore MASS MoCA in North Adams together. Educational programming at the museum abounds, with the exhibition Curiosity and art-making at Kidspace, curriculum-based performances through Art Assembly, a Halloween-themed gallery quest, and the Muppet Music Extravaganza concert (All this within the restored campus of 19th-century factory buildings, making MASS MoCA the largest center for contemporary art in… Read More

Berkshire Museum presents Rethink! American Indian Art Striking Contemporary Art & Significant Historic Objects The Berkshire Museum presents, “Rethink! American Indian Art,” an exhibit featuring art, artifacts, and educational materials expressing the rich skills and crafting traditions of Native American nations, from July 7, 2012 – January 6, 2013 in Pittsfield, MA. The exhibit features not only a history of Native American artistry, but also includes contemporary pieces showing the evolution of… Read More

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