Enjoy the award-winning theater, musicals, concerts & provocative entertainment in downtown's Upstreet Cultural District.

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Pittsfield, MA 01201

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Artscape Upstreet Cultural District Pittsfield MA

Artscape: The Public Art Committee of the City of Pittsfield



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A juried exhibition of public art in the Upstreet Cultural District, Artscape enhances the character of downtown and attracts visitors by installing and promoting works of art in accessible outdoor locations. The Artscape self-guided walking tour, including sculpture and Paintbox locations, changes with each year. Many Artscape pieces are for sale.

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Barrington Stage Company

30 Union Street; Pittsfield, MA 01201 413-236-8888 www.barringtonstageco.org The award-winning Barrington Stage Company produces highly acclaimed plays, musicals, and cabarets in three performing arts spaces in downtown Pittsfield’s Up- street Cultural District: their Main Stage, a restored 1912 vaudeville theater, and the intimate St. Germain Stage and Mr. Finn’s Cabaret in their new Sydelle &…



Beacon Cinema

57 North Street; Pittsfield, MA 01201 413-358-4780 http://www.thebeaconcinema.com/ An independent theater delivering 21st century movie experience with 6 all-stadium theaters featuring Dolby Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D.  Enjoy wine and beer before or during the movie.  The all-digital cinemas offer a wide variety of alternative content ranging from sports to concerts to performing arts at…


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Berkshire Paint and Sip

305 North Street Pittsfield MA 01201 (413) 205-8346 berkshirepaintandsip.com See calendar of events on website. Paint a canvas, sip a beverage, and socialize with friends. Reserve a seat at one of the public events listed on the website or book a private party in MA, NY, CT, or VT. No experience necessary – all materials…


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Berkshire Theatre Group-The Colonial Theatre

111 South St. 413-997-4444 www.berkshiretheatregroup.org The Colonial Theatre is an historic Gilded Age jewel box of a theatre and the headquarters of Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG). BTG oversees the development, production and presentation of theatre, music and the performing arts on two campuses in Pittsfield and Stockbridge. Their celebrated four stages reflect the history of…


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Family Fun in Downtown Pittsfield!

Downtown Pittsfield is full of fun opportunities for adults and kids. Even with the summer winding down, there are still many free and inexpensive activities for kids and their families in Downtown Pittsfield!   The Common on First Street is a public park just a moment’s walk from North Street. Spend the day enjoying a…



First Fridays Artswalk

5-8 pm 413-443-6501 www.firstfridaysartswalk.com First Fridays Artswalk is the largest year-round monthly visual arts event in the Berkshires. Every first Friday of each month from 5-8PM downtown retailers, restaurants and businesses along North and South Streets, transform into art galleries. Stop into over a dozen locations to explore artwork and meet the artists during their…


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How to spend a beautiful autumn day in Downtown Pittsfield!

Just because the leaves have started to change and the kids have gone back to school, does not mean the fun must stop! Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, Downtown Pittsfield offers theatre, music, dance, visual arts, recreation, eclectic dining and shopping year-round! So you have no excuse not to spend a day or…



NU Arts North + Union Studios/Gallery

311 North St. 2nd Floor; Pittsfield, MA 01201 | Open by appointment | nuartspittsfield@gmail.com www.facebook.com/NUartsGalleryStudios NUarts Gallery + Studios houses the studios of 19 local artists, musicians, and performers in the Greylock Building. Located on the second floor with entrances at 311 North St. and around the corner on Union St., the space includes individual…


October First Fridays Artswalk, Downtown Pittsfield, MA

October 6th First Fridays Artswalk to Highlight Local Organizations

The October 6th First Fridays Artswalk will encompass more than a dozen art shows featuring over three dozen accomplished regional artists in Pittsfield’s bustling Upstreet Cultural District. Venues will reach as far south as the Whitney Center for the Arts and as far North as Berkshire Medical Center. The October First Fridays Artswalk will kick…


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Quotation posters in Downtown Pittsfield highlight Pittsfield’s Literary Past

What is the meaning behind the posters?   The posters in Downtown Pittsfield are artwork commissioned by The Mastheads, a new writers’ residency program in Pittsfield, MA. To celebrate the launch of their inaugural season, The Mastheads commissioned artist Michael McKay of Empty Set Projects (150 South St. Pittsfield, MA) to create ten posters adorned…


September First Fridays Artswalk, Downtown Pittsfield, MA

September 1st First Fridays Artswalk to Feature Over a Dozen Art Shows!

The September 1st First Fridays Artswalk will encompass more than a dozen art shows featuring over a dozen accomplished regional artists in Pittsfield’s bustling Upstreet Cultural District. Venues will reach as far south as the Berkshire Museum and as far North as Berkshire Medical Center. The September First Fridays Artswalk will kick –off with opening…