A Curated Itinerary of Visual & Performing Arts in the Beautiful Berkshire Mountains!

"Every year, cultural tourism attracts visitors from all corners of the globe who come to the Berkshires drawn by the opportunity to experience contemporary art and culture at world-class institutions, including: museums, theaters, and our galleries. Director Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary and Project Art, a specialist in contemporary clay 1950- will curate a four day/three night tour of Western Massachusetts with a focus on studio ceramics and glass.

Guests will make connections with the key people for behind-the-scenes experiences with curators and artists. They will experience the Berkshire’s slow food movement at a range of fabulous dining experiences. Two special meals sampling local crafted beers, farm produce and presented on locally made tableware will take place in the studios of Josh Simpson and at Project Art with Sergei Isupov and the resident artists.

Studio visits include: Artists-in-Residence at the Studios at MASS MoCA; various artists working in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts, including ceramicists Mark Shapiro and Mara Superior; sculptors: Sergei Isupov and Kadri Pärnamets; visiting artist Paul Scott; glass artists Josh Simpson and Wesley Fleming."