DECADENCE + DECAY

a series of curated events, programs and exhibitions connecting old + new institutions and contemporary visual artists

Part 1: July 21-24 24kt Decadence

Start your weekend right by taking part in the COSTUME COSTUME photobooth project and enjoy 24kt Martinis.
SIENNA GALLERY Lenox

Dish & Dine with Artist Joe Wheaton and his mother, Barbara Wheaton one of the foremost food historians in the world.
FERRIN GALLERY Pittsfield

Learn more about THE PURSUIT OF PORCELAIN with artists Molly Hatch, Mara Superior.
FERRIN GALLERY Pittsfield

Take a behind the scenes tour with Maria Mingalone of the Berkshire Museum and explore the decadence in decorative arts from the museum’s vast collection.
BERKSHIRE MUSEUM Pittsfield

Join critics, writers and artists intimate moderated conversation about the art market, the history of art, and what is on the horizon.
SIENNA PATTI CONTEMPORARY Lenox

Join us for a light brunch while we travel with jeweler and adventurist Lola Brooks as she shows images and objects from her recent 6000km journey through India in a jewel encrusted rickshaw.
SIENNA GALLERY Lenox

Learn about the gilded age in art and literature at Edith Wharton’s historic home.
THE MOUNT Lenox

See the world premiere of A Crack in Everything, by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey. A surreal, fantastical feast for the senses in movement and visual effects exploring questions of justice posed in the Greek tragedy The Oresteia through 3D animation projections, atmospheric installations and lighting, and Scofield’s compelling choreography.
JACOBS PILLOW, Becket


Part 2: August 18 -21 Finding Beauty in Decay

Dirty Martinis at the reception for OBJECT OPULENCE
SIENNA PATTI CONTEMPORARY Lenox

Join us for an intimate conversation with Gregory Crewdson and Maria Mingalone.
BERKSHIRE MUSEUM Pittsfield

Meet Gregory Crewdson and see his newest work. Reception at
FERRIN GALLERY Pittsfield

Take a behind the scenes tour of MASS MoCA and find the beauty in the architecture of the unique space the museum has occupied for ten years.
MASS MoCA North Adams

Feast on Beast at the Urban Style Barbeque, a Farm to Table dinner.
FERRIN GALLERY Pittsfield

See Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and meet the actors in a behind the scene tour of the performance. Learn more about creating decadence and decaying from set and costume designers
SHAKESPEARE & CO Lenox

Tour the art and object restoration lab at The Clark and the Stonehill Annatsui exhibition.
STERLING AND FRANCINE CLARK ART INSTITUTE Williamstown

See the sexy, heart-pounding musical, THE GAME based on the 18th-century scandalous novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
BARRINGTON STAGE Pittsfield

Learn about collecting photography for the ages with John Stomberg.
WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART Williamstown

Learn more about THE PURSUIT OF PORCELAIN with artists Molly Hatch, Mara Superior.
FERRIN GALLERY Pittsfield

Take a behind the scenes tour with Maria Mingalone of the Berkshire Museum and explore the decadence in decorative arts from the museum’s vast collection.
BERKSHIRE MUSEUM Pittsfield

Join critics, writers and artists intimate moderated conversation about the art market, the history of art, and what is on the horizon.
SIENNA PATTI CONTEMPORARY Lenox

Join us for a light brunch while we travel with jeweler and adventurist Lola Brooks as she shows images and objects from her recent 6000km journey through India in a jewel encrusted rickshaw.
SIENNA GALLERY Lenox

Learn about the gilded age in art and literature at Edith Wharton’s historic home.
THE MOUNT Lenox.

See the world premiere of A Crack in Everything, by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey. A surreal, fantastical feast for the senses in movement and visual effects exploring questions of justice posed in the Greek tragedy The Oresteia through 3D animation projections, atmospheric installations and lighting, and Scofield’s compelling choreography.
JACOBS PILLOW, Becket

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