Artscape Issues Artist Call, Sets Nov. 20 Deadline For Pittsfield’s 2016-2017 Public Art Program Optional Theme of “In Motion:  Pittsfield” Suggested for Sculpture Submissions Artscape, the public art program in the City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts has issued a call for artists for the 2016-17 installation season.  The program, which installs sculptures throughout the City’s Upstreet Cultural District, is open to local, national and international artists, and has selected “In Motion:  Pittsfield” as its theme. The sculptures are expected to span a broad spectrum, from decorative to inspirational, functional to whimsical.  Out-of-the-box, diverse works are encouraged:  whether serious or creatively interpreted, abstract or objective, artists haveRead More →

Application Deadline April 5 Apply online at: MCLA’s Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) announces the 8th Annual DownStreet Art Festival!  June 25th kicks off North Adams’s summer-long arts festival featuring contemporary art, performances, concerts, and more.  Since its inception in 2008, over 125,000 visitors have experienced DownStreet Art’s galleries and performances. This year, DownStreet Art is especially interested in proposals from artists and curators that will activate DownStreet Art beyond “DownStreet Art Thursday’s”.  Examples would include proposals that have an ongoing interactive element, temporary outdoor installations, exhibitions that encourage participation or proposals for works-in-progress that will culminate in a performance or exhibition opening. WeRead More →

The College Club, in partnership with Berkshire Community College (BCC), invites artists to submit paintings for a juried art show as part of the College Club’s Centennial Celebration.  The theme of the show is Women on the Move:  A Hundred-Year Journey. A $500 award will be given for the winning entry.  In addition, the painting will be hung permanently in BCC’s Jonathan Edwards Library to commemorate the College Club’s centennial.  Honorable mention awards will be given to a BCC student as well as a BCC graduate. According to College Club President Roberta Passenant, “The Art Show is a way for us to share our centennialRead More →