The party was held recently at Freight Yard Pub and the program was selected as the beneficiary of this year's voluntary collection. A total of $315 was donated by the more than 40 members who attended.
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's 135,000 square-foot-expansion is opening this May — and local businesses are warned to be ready to capitalize on an expected surge in traffic.
The museum got the keys back last week to Building 6, part of the $55 million expansion that will feature the long-term participation of six critically acclaimed artists: James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Louise Bourgeois and Robert Rauschenberg Gunnar Schonbeck.
Two Degrees of NoCo (North County) is a take off on 2 Degrees Portland, part of the city of Portland, Maine's efforts to grow its economy and culture. The idea is that tight-knit communities have less than "6 degrees of separation" and so become a well-connected resource for anyone considering relocating or moving a business there.
The Clark Art Institute gave a sneak peek — pun intended — of its summer show titled "Splendor, Myth and Vision: Nudes from the Prado" on Wednesday evening during an event hosted by the North Adams Chamber of Commerce that invited several North County cultural institutions to share their upcoming seasons.
The library trustees agreed to vote next meeting to join the North Adams Chamber of Commerce to extend their reach to the business community.
Library Director Mindy Hackner told the trustees she recently was indexing old North Adams Transcript articles when she came upon some from the 1960s and read that the librarian, Ruth Brown, used to hold a coffee hour during National Library week with local business people.