What is Art About Town?

Art About Town is an artist- and citizen-based organization that builds community through public art projects.

We engage local and regional resources to create public artworks integrated with the architecture, infrastructure and landscape of North Adams, Massachusetts. Art About Town increases public awareness, participation, and appreciation of the unparalleled cultural energy and natural beauty of the city and the region.

We create public art that…

  • reflects the city’s heritage, diversity and character
  • connects artists, community members and businesses in t he creative process
  • cultivates and strengthens relationships
  • empowers individuals and organizations
  • revitalizes the landscape
  • promotes hope
  • enhances public experience
  • stimulates the senses
  • challenges preconceptions
  • celebrates human diversity
  • encourages conversation and interaction
  • inspires action