Art shows and exhibits in the Berkshires


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Art on Main

Opening Reception for Orner Cromwell's work, on view through January and February. Refreshments served, all are welcome. 5 p.m., 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

Harrison Gallery

Photographs by Paul Caponigro, contemporary master with work in major museums, Saturday through Jan. 29. Gallery hours Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 39 Spring St., Williamstown. (413) 458-1700,


Alchemy Initiative

Holiday popup gallery with artists to appear in annual Handmade Holiday Festival. Saturdays through November, noon to 4 p.m. 305 North St., Pittsfield.


A broad variety of visual arts on display in more than 20 venues along the North and South Street corridor. Art changes on first Fridays monthly. Venues include Art On No, the Berkshire Museum, Gallery 25, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts and the Colonial Theatre. Full schedule at

Berkshire Museum

‘Radical Traditionalism,' paintings by artists Janet Rickus and Colin Brant and ‘Exquisite Illusion' paintings by Warner Friedman and assemlages by Michael Zelehoski, curated by Van Shields, through Jan. 2. Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation, natural history and history exhibits. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Clark Art Institute

Exhibits at Stone Hill center from the collections" . 225 South St., Williamstown.

Good Purpose Gallery

Rotating exhibits highlight artists along the autism spectrum, 40 Main St., Lee. (413) 394-5045.

Mass MoCA

Izhar Patkin's "Wandering Veil," ghostly virtual city."Octagon Room," labyrinthine, 19th-century-style vision of contemporary artist's study; "Life's Work," Tom Phillips' "A Humument" re-invented Victorian novel and Johnny Carrera's walk-in encyclopedia; "One Minute Film Festival"; Kidspace "Freedom's just another word for ..." Permanent Anselm Kiefer gallery and Sol LeWitt: "A Wall Drawing Retrospective." Mass MoCA Way, North Adams.

Norman Rockwell Museum

‘Wendell Minor's America' celebrates illustrator Wendell Minor's four-decade career, highlighting his 25th anniversary as one of the country's pre-eminent illustrators of historical picture books, through May 26. "Dancing Princesses: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson," through March 9. "Norman Rockwell, Home for the Holidays," through Jan. 26. Permenant collection of Norman Rockwell paintings and Saturday Evening Post covers. Museum open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge.

Williams College Museum of Art

"Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980," vital legacy of the African-American arts community in Los Angeles. "72 Degrees: LA Art from the Collection" 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.


Barbara Prey Gallery

"The Magic of the Night," through Jan. 31. Hours daily, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.71 Spring St. Williamstown. (413) 884-6184,

Gallery W

‘Fibrous' exhibition: 13 artists in media from quilts to paper. Gallery hours Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. (917) 674-4963.

Gallery 25

Marguerite Bride water colors through Monday. Hours: Thursday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 25 Union St., Pittsfield. (413) 441-2626.

Hoffman Pottery

"Infinite Emerald Green" series. Handbuilt art works by Elaine Hoffman, potter in residence. 103 Great Barrington Road/Route 41, West Stockbridge. (413) 232-4646.


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