Since 1955, the Clark has continued to acquire artworks, with a recent focus on expanding its photography collection. Today, it is best known for works of French Impressionism, especially the paintings of Renoir, and a fine collection of British and American silver.
The Williams College Museum of Art houses over 13,000 works that span the history of art. Within the broad range of time periods and cultures represented, the collection emphasizes modern and contemporary art, American art from the late 18th century to present, and the art of world cultures.
Mass MoCA ranks as one of the most visited institutions in the United States. Focusing on large scale and complex installations that are impossible to realize in conventional museams, Mass Moca is reputed as the most fertile site in the country for new art. Also on the billing is an impressive array of perfomance arts including popular music, contemporary dance, alternative cabaret, world music dance parties, outdoor silent films with live music, documentaries, and avant-garde theater.
Located on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the Williamstown Theatre Festival is one of America's preeminent regional summer stock theatres.
The Williamstown Film Festival was founded in 1998 to fill a cultural gap in a part of Massachusetts known for its world-class museums, theater, music, and dance – the Berkshires.
Founded in 1793, Williams is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Mass. 2,000 students choose from more than 40 majors and concentrations.
Offering premier lodging in the Berkshires each of their 49 unique guestrooms is tastefully decorated with antique furniture and artwork.
Conveniently located directly across the street from Mass MoCA - The Porches offers imaginative decor including long verandas and bold inside/outside spaces. The interiors mix striking and colorful style with homage to the generations of mill workers’ families who lived here.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England, summer home to Mountain Adventure Park and the only mountain resort in North America to generate its own energy using alternative wind power.
While a guest at Vacation Village in the Berkshires, you can soak in the charm of a bygone era while visiting the grounds and stately homes of legendary American figures.
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club is a premier all-season resort snuggled in the heart of the Berkshires region in Western Massachusetts. Here you'll enjoy one of the largest spas in the Northeast, luxury accommodations, fine dining, outstanding amenities and exceptional service.
As a small luxury resort, Blantyre works hard to maintain the highest standards. They have earned numerous travel and cuisine awards in result.
The Berkshire Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Berkshire County.