Saturday Morning Art Programs: Fun for kids and families and free with admission!

Saturday Morning Art Programs: Fun for kids and families and free with admission!

Join us each Saturday through September 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for family-friendly sculpture tours, demonstrations, and art workshops presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″. Free with admission!

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“One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Sept. 15 at The National Arts Club, NYC

“One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Sept. 15 at The National Arts Club, NYC

Chesterwood, in collaboration with The National Arts Club Roundtable, inaugurates the Daniel Chester French Lecture Series with “One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 15 at 6 p.m. at The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York.

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Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

Berkshire-based artist Casey Krawczyk will be in residence at Chesterwood through Oct. 9. She will be drawing and painting from visual inspirations found in legendary sculptor Daniel Chester French’s former studio. Visitors to Chesterwood will have the opportunity to meet the artist and observe her at work in the studio on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.

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“Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

“Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

East meets west at Chesterwood this season in the innovative, site-specific sculpture exhibition “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”. The temporary installation, on view daily at Chesterwood through October 12, features new works by 24 members and alumni of Boston Sculptors Gallery, based in Boston’s South End.

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Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

NEWS RELEASE Highlights include “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”, artist-in-residence Roberley Bell’s “object a day” sculpture project, and “Chesterfest” new Americana music festival Stockbridge, Mass. (April 30, 2015) — Chesterwood, the former summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, announces its 2015 schedule of exhibitions, programs, and events. Chesterwood will open the first three weekends in May for one-hour guided tours only of the studio and residence at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., […]

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Chesterfest 2015 moves to Sunday evenings in July and August

Chesterfest 2015 moves to Sunday evenings in July and August

Put on Your Dancing Shoes for Chesterfest, Sundays in July and August! Tickets available for cash at the door or online with a credit card here:  Buy Chesterfest Tickets NOW The concerts will be held at Chesterwood on Sunday evenings from July 19 through August 30. Rain or shine — under a barn-size tent generously sponsored by Classical Tents and Party Goods. Artists perform at 5:30 p.m., followed by a second artist at 6:30 p.m. The grounds open at 5 p.m.; […]

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Weddings & Rentals

Weddings & Rentals

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

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Artist’s Retreat Chesterwood Completes an Artful Restoration

Artist’s Retreat Chesterwood Completes an Artful Restoration

Daniel Chester French’s studio has been restored. Learn more here!

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Recent News

  • Saturday Morning Art Programs: Fun for kids and families and free with admission!

    Saturday Morning Art Programs: Fun for kids and families and free with admission!

    Join us each Saturday through September 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for family-friendly sculpture tours, demonstrations, and art workshops presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″. Free with admission!

    Continue reading »

  • “One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Sept. 15 at The National Arts Club, NYC

    “One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Sept. 15 at The National Arts Club, NYC

    Chesterwood, in collaboration with The National Arts Club Roundtable, inaugurates the Daniel Chester French Lecture Series with “One of the Greatest Interests of His Life: Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art” with guest speaker, Dr. Thayer Tolles, Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 15 at 6 p.m. at The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York.

    Continue reading »

  • Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

    Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

    Berkshire-based artist Casey Krawczyk will be in residence at Chesterwood through Oct. 9. She will be drawing and painting from visual inspirations found in legendary sculptor Daniel Chester French’s former studio. Visitors to Chesterwood will have the opportunity to meet the artist and observe her at work in the studio on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Continue reading »

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  • “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

    “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

    East meets west at Chesterwood this season in the innovative, site-specific sculpture exhibition “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”. The temporary installation, on view daily at Chesterwood through October 12, features new works by 24 members and alumni of Boston Sculptors Gallery, based in Boston’s South End.

    Continue reading »

  • Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    NEWS RELEASE Highlights include “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”, artist-in-residence Roberley Bell’s “object a day” sculpture project, and “Chesterfest” new Americana music festival Stockbridge, Mass. (April 30, 2015) — Chesterwood, the former summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, announces its 2015 schedule of exhibitions, programs, and events. Chesterwood will open the first three weekends in May for one-hour guided tours only of the studio and residence at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., […]

    Continue reading »

  • Sculptor Roberley Bell Selected as Chesterwood’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence

    Sculptor Roberley Bell Selected as Chesterwood’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence

    Chesterwood announces that sculptor Roberley Bell has been selected to be its 2015 artist-in-residence from May 1 through 31. Bell, whose residency is supported by a grant from the Lillian Heller Curator’s Award at Chesterwood, is best known for her sculptural and installation work that creates a dialogue between our interior and exterior worlds, as well as the natural realm and its synthetic likeness. Chesterwood will hold open studio hours with Bell on May 10, 17 and 24 from 2 […]

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  • Chesterfest 2015 moves to Sunday evenings in July and August

    Chesterfest 2015 moves to Sunday evenings in July and August

    Put on Your Dancing Shoes for Chesterfest, Sundays in July and August! Tickets available for cash at the door or online with a credit card here:  Buy Chesterfest Tickets NOW The concerts will be held at Chesterwood on Sunday evenings from July 19 through August 30. Rain or shine — under a barn-size tent generously sponsored by Classical Tents and Party Goods. Artists perform at 5:30 p.m., followed by a second artist at 6:30 p.m. The grounds open at 5 p.m.; […]

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  • 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 & Rentals

    Weddings & Rentals

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

    Continue reading »

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  • 2015 Programs and Events

    2015 Programs and Events

    Saturday Art Programs, June 6 through Sept. 12 Family-friendly art tours, demonstrations and workshops presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free with admission. Chesterfest, Sundays in July and August Chesterfest, a new Americana music festival, held on Sunday evenings from July 19 through August 30, features a great selection of contemporary American music, from folk, bluegrass and country to rock, garage bands, psych-folk, punk, and hip-hop. Solo artists perform at 5:30 p.m., followed by bands at 6:30 […]

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  • Chesterwood is looking for a fall intern for 2015

    Chesterwood, a Historic Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a Massachusetts and National Historic Landmark, in Stockbridge, MA, seeks a part-time, curatorial intern for fall 2015 (September-December 2015). Local undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate student with an interest art, history and museum work are encouraged to apply. This is a paid, part-time internship and requires at least 7 hours a week.   Responsibilities The curatorial intern will work closely with the Executive Director on exhibition planning, collections care […]

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  • “A Conversation with Julie McCarthy, Artist-in-Residence”, Saturday, August 2

    “A Conversation with Julie McCarthy, Artist-in-Residence”, Saturday, August 2

    News Release Chesterwood to Present “A Conversation with Julie McCarthy, Artist-in-Residence” on Saturday, August 2 Stockbridge, Mass. (July 25, 2014) – Chesterwood will host “A Conversation with Julie McCarthy, Artist-in-Residence” on Saturday, August 2 at 5 p.m. The talk is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “An Oasis of Beauty” featuring the work of Berkshire photographer Julie McCarthy. Prior to the program, guests are invited to view the exhibition in the residence at Chesterwood from 4 to 5 p.m. A […]

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