Art exhibits at Berkshire museums and galleries




Visual arts in more than 20 venues along the North and South Street corridor, rotating on first Fridays monthly. Schedule:


"The Kimball-Salisburys: From Chicago to Tor Court 1890 -1930" -- Berkshire Historical Society at Arrowhead offers a glimpse of Pittsfield's Gilded Age with an exhibit of exquisite fashions and photographs from Tor Court's Kimball-Salisbury family. 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. 413) 442-1793,

Berkshire Museum

"Ansel Adams: Masterworks" and "Nature Magnified: Photographs by Andreas Feininger," through June 2; "Bats: Creatures of the Night" through May 12. Gallery honoring Northeastern peoples. "Wink: Pairings from the Berkshire Museum Collections," through March 3. 39 South St., Pittsfield. (413) 443-7171,

Clark Art Institute

"Backstories," little-known tales behind well-known artwork; "Giselle's Remix," exhibit from the collection; Kidspace@theClark's "Lions and Tigers and Museums, Oh My!" and Clark Remix works from the collections. Paintings, silver, sculpture from 19th-century and earlier. 225 South St., Williamstown.

Good Purpose Gallery

"Viewfinder: Photography from Different Points of View," exhibition of everything from nature photography to high fashion editorial. Gallery open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 40 Main St., Lee. (413) 394-5045,

Mass MoCA

Xu Bing, "Phoenix," sculpture by pre-eminent artist in China. "Oh Canada," survey of more 60 artists from coast to coast. "Invisible Cities" inspired by Italo Calvino's magical realist fiction. Kidspace rotating exhibits; Sol LeWitt: "A Wall Drawing Retrospective," ongoing. Open daily except Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, (413) 662-2111.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"All in the Family: The Art of Mary-Amy Cross" through Sunday. "Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross," Norman Rockwell collection. Stockbridge Models Project. Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge.

Williams College Museum of Art

"Painting between the Lines" and "Picture: Literature" trace connections between writing and art; Persian miniatures; "Kidspace at WCMA: Artistic Curiosity" through April 21; "Room for Reflection" highlighting individual objects; "Reflections on a Museum" works from the collection; "Art re. Art," "A Collection of Histories and "Don't Fence us In", part of "Reflections on a Museum." "The Object of Art" on what makes an object art. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Williamstown.


Art on Main

Art On Main, the Gallery at Barnbrook Realty presents "The Watercolor Show" with four local artists: Stephanie Anderson, Nina Lipkowitz, Jasmine Gage, Sue MacVeety. 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

Brill Gallery

‘North Adams: A New England Cotton and Slave Capital' -- confront history of cotton mills and mill owners in 1850s and their ownership of southern slaves. Eclipse Mill, North Adams. (413) 664-4353,

DeVries Fine Art International,

A Festival of Angels, new work. Bronze scultpture by Andrew DeVries. 62 Church St., Lenox. (413) 238-7755, www.

Harrison Gallery

George Van Hook solo show, through Feb. 27. Hours Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11 to 4. 39 Spring St., Williamstown, (413) 458-1700.

Hoadley Gallery

Joan Diamant, paintings from own photographs; Kathy Winstanley, watercolors; Thomas Hoadley, abstract paintings; Vincent Serbin, photographic collages; Jewelry by Julia Britell, Ken Loeber & Donna Look, Barbara Heinrich, Judy Neugebauer, Niamh Duffy, Lulu, Erica Zap. Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 21 Church St., Lenox. (413) 637-2814,

Hotchkiss Mobiles Gallery

Mobiles, glass, jewelry, a gallery cafe and a studio/workspace. 8 Center St., West Stockbridge,

Le Petit Musee @ Wild Sage

"The 2004 Mini-Series" by Sherry Steiner. 3" x 5" canvases with hieroglyphic messages and stories. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 333 North St., Pittsfield. (413) 447-7000.

Old Chatham Country Store

Monthly rotating shows. Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Village Square, Old Chatham, N.Y.,

Schantz Galleries

Contemporary glass sculpture of artists including Dale Chihuly, Lino Tagliapietra and William Morris. 3 Elm St., Stockbridge,

Siena Gallery

Artists in jewelry, Main Street, Lenox. Hours Wednesday to Saturday, 11a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sohn Fine Art Gallery

‘The Proserpine Path,' a solo exhibition of photographic work by Eric Korenman, through March 4. 6 Elm Street, 1B-C; Stockbridge. (413) 298-1025,


"Four Seasons," landscapes by gallery artists, with artwork roating throughout the winter. 40 Eagle St., North Adams.

Vault Gallery

Marilyn Kalish's paintings, including "The Birdcage." Photographs by Clemens Kalischer. 332 Main St., Great Barrington. Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (413) 644-0221,

Wit Gallery

Contemporary art by more than 50 artists. Daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 27 Church St., Lenox. (413) 637-8808.


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