DSA to design murals on walls around North Adams as part of their Last Thursday events throughout the summer and to increase North Adams tourism To help transform North Adams from a mill town to a cultural and artistic tourist destination, DownStreet Art (DSA) will design four to five outdoor murals this summer. “We want to change the face of […]
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North Adams ushered in the holiday spirit Dec. 1 with “DownStreet Art on Ice,” which included a lit up Main Street and crowds of people beginning their holiday shopping. For another year in a row, with the assistance of DownStreet Art, Main Street became an active place long after the sun went down. Stores were open late into the night, […]
Classic. Vintage. Retro. Those are just a few words to describe the feeling inside “Pattern as a Language,” the Artery Gallery’s latest exhibit under DownStreet Art. From stenciled floral wall coverings to blue stylings on china, any patron is sure to be whisked away to an upscale moment of interior design. A collaboration between Sean Capone, Molly Hatch and Giselle […]
Senior arts managment student spent her summer on Main Street There are two things a person should know about senior Lauren Sottile: everyone calls her ‘Lo’ and art is at the center of her life. This past summer Sottile was appointed Associate Gallery Manager of the gallery Maya IV, a job some people spend their entire college career aspiring to […]
Gallery 51 tries creating utopia through this month’s exhibit “Space was the Place,” exploring what makes society perfectthrough the eyes of multiple artists. The exhibit curator is Alex Young, an artist with ties in North Adams. Gallery manager Ven Voisey explained “Space” as a result of artist-to-artist conversations. “It’s all about failed utopias,” Voisey said. “Alex centered a lot his […]