Lenox Gallery of Fine Art
25 artists represented on two levels, exhibiting the finest in Berkshire paintings, watercolors, drawings and sculptures. Open year round.
69 Church Street, Lenox
A diverse collection of fine art including watercolors, pastels, oils, photography, limited edition serigraphs and etchings by regional and Intl. artists. 402 Rt. 183, Housatonic, MA. 413-274-1166
Berkshire Art Gallery
A 1200 sq.ft. gallery featuring 19th and early 20th C works by museum reputation artists and contemp-orary Berkshire artists. Open Sat.& Sun. 12 – 5 PM. Jenifer House Commons, Rt. 7, Gt. Barrington.
Hoadley Gallery / Crafts
Specializing in fine American crafts, esp. pottery, jewelry and clothing. Voted into the top 100 craft galleries in America. 21 Church St., Lenox.
The Hand of Man / Crafts
Displaying the work of 400 artists in fine crafts, wind chimes, dragons, birdhouses,elves,mobiles & masks.
The Curtis Shops, 5 Walker Street, Lenox.
An American Craftsman / Crafts
Ceramics, glass, Boxology (wood), toys, wovens, furniture, dinnerware, mugs, jewelry, graphics.
36 Main St., Stockbridge.
Holsten Gallery / Glass sculpture
The finest in Contemporary glass by Dale Chilhuly, Lino Tagliapietra, Tom Patti and William Morris.
3 Elm St., Stockbridge, behind the Lee Bank.
The Towne Gallery
Fine Arts and Crafts by a select group of professional artists including the serigraphs of Ted Jeremenko, master of the Americana style. 68 Main St., Lenox
413-637-0053 , 888-276-0226
Santarella / Paintings & Sculpture
Sir Henry Kitson, sculptor of the Minuteman in Lexinton and other national monuments built this remarkable studio-gallery-museum in the ‘20’s.
75 Main Road, Tyringham.
Myles Bradford Collection
A gallery of fine art, photography, antiques, jewelry, carvings,crafts & gifts and collectables. 40 Main St., Lee.
Frames on Wheels
Framing shop and picture gallery featuring the best of Berkshire artists. 84 Railroad St., Gt. Barrington.
The Great Barrington Pottery
Merging east and west, inspired by the Sung Dynasty, Richard Bennett’s pottery is shaped from Georgian red clay and glazed with Japanese feldspar and rice straw ash, fired in a Japanese woodburning kiln.
Origins Gallery / Exotic Crafts
Proprietor Albert Gordon has roamed Africa and Asia during the last four decades and collected beautiful and fascinating works of art-both ancient and contemporary. The Mews, 36 Main St., Stockbridge.
The Loring Gallery Fine Art & Posters
Fine art paintings, sculpture, prints and original posters of Toulouse-Lautrec. Rt.7, Sheffield.
The Harrison Gallery
Landscapes and still-lifes by established, and emerging contemporary artists. An exceptional gallery. 39 Spring St., Williamstown. 413-458-1700 .
The Sheffield Art League
180 professional and amateur artist members hold two juried and two member shows each year. July and August in Dewey Hall, Sheffield Center.
Demonstrations, museum trips, scholarship program.
Norman Rockwell Museum
Experience Norman Rockwell’s original illustrations in oil in this magnificent building. Changing exhibits including traveling shows of other illustrators. Docent talks. Kids free. 9 Glendale Rd. (Rt.183) Stockbridge.
The studio and home of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Museum Shop and woodland walk.
4 Williamsville Rd.Stockbridge
Berkshire Botanical Garden
15 acres with over 3000 species, annuals, perennials, herbs, heirloom vegetables, trees and shrubs. Classes for all ages. Bookstore and Garden Shop.
Rt.102 at Rt.183, Stockbridge.
413-298-3926 . May through Oct. 31.
Hancock Shaker Village
Shaker history from 1783 - 1960 on this 1200 acre communal farm and original buildings ,3-story round barn and Heritage livestock, docent tours, box and basket-making demonstrations, restaurant and shop.
Rt.20 at Rt. 41, Pittsfield. MA.
Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art
A restorative conversion of a 13-acre, 27 building historic mill complex in North Adams into this extra-
ordinary modern art museum with spacious galleries, theatres for film, performing arts and digital media arts. Café and shop.
87 Marshall St. North Adams
Arrowhead / Herman Merville’s House
The 1850’s home where Melville wrote Moby Dick and 3 other novels, a National Historic Landmark.
Shop. 780Holmes Rd. Pittsfield.
The Mount / Edith Wharton Mansion
This French-English-Italian 1902 estate was designed by the owner as her country getaway. Enjoying a $9 million restoration, the estate and garden are now open to the public. Terrace Café and bookstore.
413-637-3366 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.
Naumkeag / Choate Estate & Garden
26 room gabled brick Victorian mansion D\designed by Stanford White in 1855. Tapestries and Chinese porcelain collection, extensive gardens create a brilliant reflection of the guilded age.
½ mi. N of Rt.102 on Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge.
Frelinghuysen-Morris House & Studio
A Bauhaus-inspired house on 46 acres adjacent to Tanglewood, formerly the home of a successful abstract artist couple. Their collection include works by Picasso, Braque, Leger, Gris plus their own works.
A 10 minute walk from the car park to the house.
413-637-0166 . www.frelinghuysen.org.
Berkshire Scenic Railway
From Lenoxdale to Stockbridge station, ride along the Housatonic River in vintage coaches for a 20 mil trip.
The Lenoxdale station houses the RR museum. May to October.
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown
World-class art museum with Fench impressionists, old masters ,3 centuries of American paintings in a 140 acre park. Summer chamber concerts
The Berkshire Museum
Pittsfield’s museum of natural science, Greek & Roman ancient civilization, minerals, dinosaur gallery,
Aquarium and fine art gallery, including the Hudson River School.
Crane Museum of Paper, Dalton
Occupying a portion of Crane’s Old Stone Mill, the museum displays Crane’s paper-making history from its colonial origins. US currency paper exhibit.
June through October. 30 South St.
Mission House Museum & Gardens
Built in 1739 by The Rev.John Sergeant, missionary to the Mohican Indians. The house remains as it was in the 18th C, including a Colonial Revival kitchen garden, servants loft and 18th C furniture and acess-ories. 200-year-old carpenter tool display in the attic.
Open Memorial Day to Columbus Day.
West Main Street, Stockbridge.
The Bidwell House Museum
A perfect example of a New England country house and vegetable garden. Built in 1750 s a parsonage, it’s beautifully restored and filled with antiques.
Art School Rd., Monterey, MA. Open Mem.Day to Columbus Day.
The Colonel John Ashley House
Oldest house in Berkshire County, built in 1735, kept in beautiful condition. Scene of the drafting of the Sheffield Declaration against British tyrrany. Gift Shop features books written by Ashley’s freed slave called “Mumbet”. 18th C furnishings
Cooper Hill Rd., Ashley Falls, Sheffield, MA.
Museum of the Guilded Age at Ventford Hall, Lenox
Built in 1893 for the sister of J.P.Morgan, this red brick mansion was one of 75 “Berkshire Cottages” of the Lenox area. Save from demolition in 1997, it was the hospital location in the film Cider House Rules, and is now The Museum of the Guilded Age with photographic exhibits of the changes life, industry and society during the 19th C. 104 Walker Street, Lenox.