December, 2015 Berkshire Art Association (BAA) and Storefront Artist Project (SAP) in collaboration with the Berkshire Museum   To:  BERKSHIRE ARTISTS Party with Real Art; Take a Piece Home for $25 at the 10×10 RAP PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Berkshire County and Beyond (December 28, 2015) – Berkshire Art Association is at it again!  Artists from the Berkshires and beyond are contributing 10×10 inch original works of art to be given away for just $25 each during the 10×10 RAP (Real Art Party) at the Berkshire Museum on Thursday, February 18.  The art show and party will benefit Berkshire County through BAA Fellowships for college artRead More →

Target Practice By Merudjina Normil

Featured on Berkshire on Stage and Screen November 1, 2016 Have you ever had that unwelcome experience of being treated differently, simply because of who you are, or what you look like? It has a name, one you may not have heard. Othering refers to that experience, and it is also the name of the Berkshire Art Association’s (BAA) biennial juried show opening at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts on Friday, November 4, 2016. Othering is defined in this context as perceiving or portraying something as fundamentally different. The BAA sought perspectives reflecting experiences of exclusion, marginalization and separation, dealing in themes of (butRead More →


Date:  October 20, 2015 Berkshire Art association Honors Norman and Rose Avnet, Danielle Steinmann Becomes President at Annual Meeting The public is invited to a reception honoring Norman Avnet and his late wife Rose for their extraordinary support of the Berkshire Art Association on Tuesday, October 20th at 5:30pm at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District, located at 28 Renne Avenue.  The reception will be followed by the Berkshire Art Association’s annual meeting at 6pm where Danielle Steinmann will be installed as the new Berkshire Art Association President, succeeding longtime president Mary Rentz, who will continue on the board as past president.Read More →