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Thompson Stepping Down as Director of Mass MoCA

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's first and so far only director is stepping down after leading the nation's largest contemporary museum for more than three decades.

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North Adams Committee Ends Pillar Art Issue on Solicitor's Opinion

The sound sculpture underneath the Veterans Memorial Bridge has more legal standing than the so-called "pillar art," according to the city's legal counsel.

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Three Berkshire Museums Set to Reopen July 11-12

Advance ticket reservations will be required at each museum. Admission will be allocated on a timed basis to provide staggered entry, consistent with the state's reduced capacity guidelines.

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Mass MoCA Approved for Major NEA Grant

Selected as one of just 51 grants nationwide in this category, the two-year, $100,000 matching grant will support the North Adams Artist Impact Coalition, a collaborative initiative designed to maximize artist support in the North Adams community and better connect artists to regional resources and to each other.

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North Adams Conservation Commission OKs Mass MoCA Plans

The paving has already been removed and will be replaced with sinuous paths, benches, bike rack, zone-appropriate greenery and lighting.

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Mass MoCA Hosts Community Day with Free Admission on Saturday

The annual community celebration is brimming with art-making, gallery tours, live music, pop-up performances, fun photos, a free screening of "Museum Town" directed by Jennifer Trainer Thompson, and tons more to inspire and explore.

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Mass MoCA Launches Winter Season With Free Admission

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is offering an early Christmas present to Berkshire County residents: Free admission to the galleries from Dec. 6 through Dec. 22.

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North Adams Arts Commission Ponders Role in 'Public Facing' Art

And while the commissioners were supportive of the efforts being made by Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts in developing the empty lot into a park to entice its visitors to the downtown, they acknowledged they had no control over the 40-foot by 40-foot installation that's going to be facing Main Street.

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Mass MoCA to Transform Marshall Street Parking Lot into Park

The installation by award-winning artist Martin Puryear has been stored in crates in the corner of the parking lot behind Big Y for the last couple years after being on display in Philadelphia and New York City.

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Mass MoCA Exhibited 273 Works by High School Students

Tobin and Laura Thompson, the director of education, announced the winners of the invitational at a party with the Drury High jazz band in the Hunter Center that followed the public reception on Friday night.

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E3 Academy Students Debut Book of North Adams Recollections

On Saturday, the alternative high school program put forth perhaps its most ambitious project: a series of interviews with residents collected into the book "The City Before You."

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