“Lincoln Speaks” Program Returns to Chesterwood on Aug. 9

“Lincoln Speaks” Program Returns to Chesterwood on Aug. 9

Dramatic readings featuring Abraham Lincoln’s little-known private thoughts to be performed along with 16th President’s greatest words…

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“Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” opens June 16

“Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” opens June 16

For 39 years, Chesterwood has presented exhibitions of contemporary large-scale artworks that have been diverse in both their content and theme. This year’s iteration of the annual contemporary sculpture exhibition, “Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” on view June 16 through October 9, celebrates Chesterwood as a site for creativity.

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2017 Calendar of Programs & Events

2017 Calendar of Programs & Events

A full season of events, including tours, lectures, art classes, wine seminars and fun for the whole family!

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Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names New Program Manager

Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names New Program Manager

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Valerie Balint will join the organization as the new program manager of the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios (HAHS) program, based at Chesterwood in Stockbridge, Mass. Balint’s mission is to enhance the relevance and reputation of HAHS member sites in their communities so as to contribute to a national conversation on the arts in American public life. Learn more here…

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Henry Luce Foundation Funds New Collections Gallery!

Henry Luce Foundation Funds New Collections Gallery!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, Chesterwood will install a new gallery showcasing 150+ never-before-exhibited objects from its collection. Learn more here…

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Weddings

Weddings

Chesterwood is a beautiful and memorable backdrop for a Berkshires wedding or other special event!

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Recent News

  • Rural Intelligence Deems Daniel Chester French “The Rock Star of Stockbridge”!

    Rural Intelligence Deems Daniel Chester French “The Rock Star of Stockbridge”!

    The Rock Star of Stockbridge: Daniel Chester French By Dan Shaw   Although sculptor Daniel Chester French is less well-known than his Berkshires neighbors Edith Wharton and Norman Rockwell, he was as influential as they were and more of a rock star. After all, French often worked in stone, most famously when he designed the iconic 19-foot-high statue (carved from 28 pieces of Georgia marble) of the 16th President of the United States for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. “He is […]

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  • Weddings

    Weddings

    Chesterwood is a beautiful and memorable backdrop for a Berkshires wedding or other special event!

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  • “Lincoln Speaks” Program Returns to Chesterwood on Aug. 9

    “Lincoln Speaks” Program Returns to Chesterwood on Aug. 9

    Dramatic readings featuring Abraham Lincoln’s little-known private thoughts to be performed along with 16th President’s greatest words…

    Continue reading »

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  • “Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” opens June 16

    “Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” opens June 16

    For 39 years, Chesterwood has presented exhibitions of contemporary large-scale artworks that have been diverse in both their content and theme. This year’s iteration of the annual contemporary sculpture exhibition, “Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” on view June 16 through October 9, celebrates Chesterwood as a site for creativity.

    Continue reading »

  • 2017 Calendar of Programs & Events

    2017 Calendar of Programs & Events

    A full season of events, including tours, lectures, art classes, wine seminars and fun for the whole family!

    Continue reading »

  • Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names New Program Manager

    Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Names New Program Manager

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Valerie Balint will join the organization as the new program manager of the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios (HAHS) program, based at Chesterwood in Stockbridge, Mass. Balint’s mission is to enhance the relevance and reputation of HAHS member sites in their communities so as to contribute to a national conversation on the arts in American public life. Learn more here…

    Continue reading »

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  • Henry Luce Foundation Funds New Collections Gallery!

    Henry Luce Foundation Funds New Collections Gallery!

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, Chesterwood will install a new gallery showcasing 150+ never-before-exhibited objects from its collection. Learn more here…

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  • Join us for a free community event on Saturday, October 29th, 11am-2pm, in the Studio at Chesterwood!

    Join us for a free community event on Saturday, October 29th, 11am-2pm, in the Studio at Chesterwood!

    Chesterwood to Hold Free Program on October 29

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  • Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed at The Boston Athenæum

    Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed at The Boston Athenæum

    Created in Collaboration with the Boston Athenæum Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed will be on view at the Boston Athenæum from Oct. 7, 2016 – Feb. 19, 2017

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  • Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Sharon Bates

    Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Sharon Bates

    Media contact: Kimberly Rawson, Communications Consultant Phone: (413) 445-4467 Email: karawson@gmail.com Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Sharon Bates  Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artist in Daniel Chester French’s second studio, the Meadowlark, on Sept. 24 and 25 from 2 to 4 p.m.  Stockbridge, Mass. (Sept. 14, 2016) – Chesterwood announces that artist Sharon Bates will be in residence through Sept. 30. The public is invited to attend the artist’s Open Studio Days at Daniel Chester French’s intimate second studio at Chesterwood, […]

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  • The Nature of Glass: List of Artists

    The Nature of Glass: List of Artists

    1. RICHARD JOLLEY, who grew up in Tennessee, is known for his imaginative blown-glass figurative sculpture. He received his BFA from George Peabody College and went on to study glassblowing at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. He currently lives and works in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he recently completed one of the world’s largest glass installations for the Knoxville Museum of Art. The present work, Time of Day, is designed to change with the light throughout the day, altering […]

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  • The Nature of Glass: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2016

    The Nature of Glass: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2016

    Chesterwood is pleased to present its 38th annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, The Nature of Glass: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2016, featuring 24 works by 12 internationally recognized glass artists. The exhibition is curated by Jim Schantz of Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass. By popular demand this outdoor contemporary glass sculpture exhibition has been extended until the end of Chesterwood’s season, October 10, 2016. The striking artworks in the show represent a diverse range of media and styles, with some created in response […]

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