October 25th, 2010, 4:00 pm by Sara
July 28th, 2009, 4:40 pm by Sara
(left) Joshua Primmer: Birdbath and (right) Katie Richardson: Tucked Away
Complementary Contrast pairs stoneware artist Joshua Primmer with Katie Richardson, a sculptor who works primarily in glass and metals. The show opens Thursday, October 28 at the North Adams Artists’ Co-op Gallery in North Adams with an artists reception from 5-8pm. (Through November 29)
Not only home to MASS MoCA, North Adams is also the location of a burgeoning arts scene, as witnessed by DownStreet Art, a summer-long cooperative initiative intended to revitalize the city by making it an arts destination in its own right. Now in its second year, it has grown to 27 exhibition spaces and includes some boffo, world-class art.
Check the DownstreetArt website for a map and the events calendar, which includes performance and new exhibitions opening on the last Thursday of each month – hey, the next one is this Thursday, July 30 – as well as open studios, concerts, art talks and a recurring farmer’s market.
Here’s a sampling of what we saw on a recent stroll through downtown:
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