MASS MoCA, North Adams

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In a converted factory complex, MASS MoCA features 19 galleries of contemporary visual arts and performing arts. Spread over 9,300 sq m (100,000 sq ft) of space, the center also hosts festivals and performances of artists from around the world. At the center of the campus, you'll discover more than 100 monumental wall drawings and paintings that occupy nearly a quarter of the wall space. Contemplate the urban spaces depicted through feelings of desire, loss, and culture, produced by 10 different artists. Look up before you enter the museum, as there are six suspended inverted trees growing from above. For travelers who use our international travel planner, North Adams holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the MASS MoCA and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Mass MoCA is now in the final phase of its build out, and the result is spectacular. The building complex itself is worth the visit, and the exhibits and installations are fabulous. We saw installatio...  more »
  • The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, better known as MASS MoCA, is an enormous museum that is ideal for large installations, occupying 10 buildings of the former Sprague Electric Company, onc...  more »
  • This contemporary art museum is worth the trip to this part of New England. It is situated in an old red brick factory complex that allows them to display large art displays. It is edgy, interesting, ...  more »
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  • Great museum! Wonderful permanent exhibits and constantly installing new installations. One of the best contemporary art museum's I've been too. Enjoy it every time!
  • I recommend Mass MoCA to anyone who enjoys art, unique perspectives, and learning experiences for people of all ages. The exhibits are amazing and some are interactive, a great environment for the family. The cafe in the entrance is delicious and often has great live performances!
  • The exhibits are mostly black liberation, social justice, gun oriented, and highly liberal. It was nauseating. I liked it better last year when the exhibits were art, not political science or racist. Poor job MoCA.
  • Went there on their free day and it was wonderful. Tons of things to see you really could spend an entire day there. Would pay to go again.
  • One of my favorite destinations. Fantastic exhibits. Such a gem.

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