Wednesday, April 16, 2014 07:29pm
North Adams, MA now: 37 °   
Send news, tips, press releases and questions to info@iBerkshires.com
The Berkshires online guide to events, news and Berkshire County community information.
SIGN IN | REGISTER NOW   

 
TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY

Mass MoCA Winter-Spring Season Starts Saturday

By John Durkan
iBerkshires Staff
03:50PM / Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Print | Email
Important
11
Interesting
12
Funny
0
Awesome
15
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0
This statue will be on display at Mass. MoCA in Izhar Patkin's exhibit, 'The Wandering Veil,' which opens Saturday, Dec. 7.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's winter-into-spring season is approaching with gallery openings, discounted performance tickets, family programs and a documentary series.
 
The season starts at Mass MoCA with the opening of Izhar Patkin's exhibit, "The Wandering Veil," on Saturday, Dec. 7, with the reception scheduled for Jan. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m.
 
Communications Director Jodi Joseph announced the early-bird ticket special. Up until Dec. 31, tickets to any performance are 25 percent off.
 
Many performances are lined up for the season as well, including Phish co-founder and bassist Mike Gordon, set to play with his touring band on April 5 at the Hunter Center.
 
"For those of you who don't know who the band Phish is... is there anyone who doesn't know who Phish is?" asked Managing Director of Performing Arts Sue Killam.
 
"They're sort of a cultural icon right now, I feel like they replaced the [Grateful] Dead as the jam band audience experience."
 
Tickets for Gordon's show will be available Dec. 13.
 
Laura Thompson, the director of Kidspace and education, said Free Day will return on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be ongoing art projects, activities and performances throughout the day.
 
"This should be a really fun day, we have lots of plans in store for that," Thompson said.
 
Children from around the county will get a chance to visit with their schools, thanks to a $148,050 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
"This season we have a lot of education programs, you'll be seeing a lot of schoolchildren coming through," Thompson said.
 
And when the children aren't in school, Kidspace will host children events, such as December Break for Art.
 
Thompson said the museum will also host adult-oriented programs, such as artist talks and Date Night.
 
Killum said Club B-10 will show documentaries each month throughout the winter-spring season, starting with "20 Feet From Stardom" on Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
 
Gallery openings:
  • Izhar Patkin: The Wandering Veil — Dec. 7; Opening reception — Jan. 8.
  • Darren Waterson: Uncertain Beauty — March 8; Opening reception — March 29.
  • Dying of the Light — March 29
Live music:
  • Body/Head:Kim Gordon & Bill Nace, Dec. 15, Hunter Center
  • Brushy One String, Jan. 11, Club B-10
  • The Stepkids, Jan. 25, Club B-10
  • Mike Gordon, April 5, Hunter Center
  • Burning Spear, Feb. 15, Hunter Center
  • BETTY, March 22, Club B-10
  • Banda Magda, April 12, Club B-10
Theater: 
  • The Interview: A Play by Guillaume Leblon, Feb. 27, Club B-10
  • Andrew Dawson: The Russian Doctor. Anton Chekhov's Journey to Sakhali, May 9, Hunter Center
Documentaries (All at Club-10): 
  • "20 Feet From Stardom" — Jan. 30
  • "When I Walk" — Feb. 20
  • "Linsanity" — March 13
  • "The Light in Her Eyes" — April 10
 
For tickets and more information, visit the Mass MoCA website.

Tags: mass moca,   

0Comments



View All
Softball: Lee vs Hoosac
4-14-14 Kassandra Kazimierczak went 2-for-4 with a double...
Baseball: MG vs Hoosac
4-11-14 Dan Flynn's suicide squeeze with the bases loaded...
Softball: MG vs McCann
4-11-14 Mount Greylock and McCann Tech played an atypical...
Sullivan School CPR Class
Seventh-graders at Sullivan School in North Adams learned...
Lacrosse: Mounties vs. Hoosac
Mounties overwhelmed Hoosac Valley on Wednesday 14-1....
North Adams Furnace St. Fire
Firefighters contained a top floor apartment blaze on...
Berkshire Chamber Career Fair...
More than 50 employers connected with job seekers at...
Lacrosse: MG vs St. Joe
Mount Greylock boys lacrosse team won 17-4 St. Joseph at...
Softball: MG vs Drury
4-8-14 Mount Greylock softball claimed a 7-2 victory over...
Wahconah High School Musical...
Wahconah Regional High School is putting on the 1930...
Drury Coach Marceau Benefit
Friends and supporters filled the Eagles Hall on Friday...
Lenox High International Fair
Lenox Memorial Middle and High School students got to...
Slice of Life Pizza 2014
Moments House's annual Slice of Life fundraiser that pits...
North Adams Hospital Closes
Union members and supporters of North Adams Regional...
2014 Berkshire Awards
The Berkshire Awards ceremony was held on Friday night at...
Chamber Night At Moments...
The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce visited the new Moments...
Softball: Lee vs Hoosac
4-14-14 Kassandra Kazimierczak went 2-for-4 with a double...
Baseball: MG vs Hoosac
4-11-14 Dan Flynn's suicide squeeze with the bases loaded...
Softball: MG vs McCann
4-11-14 Mount Greylock and McCann Tech played an atypical...
Sullivan School CPR Class
Seventh-graders at Sullivan School in North Adams learned...
Lacrosse: Mounties vs. Hoosac
Mounties overwhelmed Hoosac Valley on Wednesday 14-1....
| Home | A & E | Business | Community News | Dining | Real Estate | Schools | Sports & Outdoors | Berkshires Weather | Weddings |
Advertise | Recommend This Page | Help Contact Us | Privacy Policy| User Agreement
iBerkshires.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2012 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved