The Old Man and the Sea
Work-in-Progress Preview
Saturday, March 25, 8pm

Soaring soprano Helga Davis—a returning MASS MoCA friend just like The Old Man and the Sea creator Paola Prestini—narrates this operatic adaptation, while Kronos Quartet alumnus and cellist extraordinaire Jeffrey Zeigler performs. Both epic and personal, Prestini’s adaptation breathes fresh life into Hemingway’s seminal characters.Pack your opera glasses and join us for an electric evening, including an excerpt of the work and a conversation on stage with the principal creative team following their week-long residency developing the work.

$15 member tickets for this one!


July 31–August 25

Young people entering grades 2-6 are invited to join us for Camp MASS MoCA where they’ll explore the expansive campus and world-class art exhibitions, and create original works all their own, from massive installations to galaxy-delving dances. Four one-week sessions, each focused on a different art form—sign up early as space is limited!MASS MoCA Members can register beginning right now and receive a 10% discount! General registration opens to all on Wednesday, March 22, at 12pm. Not yet a member? Become one here.


Two Extra Months

of Membership on Us!

Become a MASS MoCA member in March and enjoy a year of membership plus 2 extra months FOR FREE, with the promo code TYGB23! That’s over a year of free admission, exclusive invites, discounts, and loads more.14 months of even more MASS MoCA for the price of 12? Oh yes.

Promo Code: TYGB23



Talk & Create with Bruno Miguel
Saturday, March 25, 11am–1pm

Stop by this family-friendly event to hear from the artist Bruno Miguel as he walks us through his work on view in Kidspace’s Defining Moments. Then speak with him after the event and create art inspired by Miguel’s colorful work—plus there’ll be coffee and a treat from Lickety Split on us.Free for all.

Open Studios
Thursday, March 23, 5–7pm

Join us next week at the Studios at MASS MoCA—in Buildings 13 and 34—to see what the newest batch of artists-in-residence is cooking up.This event is free for all. Bring a friend—snacks are on us.

Oolite Arts: Home + Away Travel Residency

Studios at MASS MoCA is thrilled to welcome a diverse group of 10 Miami-based artists this March through Oolite Arts’ Home + Away Travel Residency program.As part of this new collaboration, the artists will spend five weeks here in North Adams, Mass. dedicated to their artistic practice and growth.

Get ready to welcome them soon. Learn more about the artists and residency below.


Carrie Schneider: Sphinx
Now on view

Carrie Schneider’s new exhibition Sphinx looks at looking itself—the artist’s evocative, analog photographs use the camera’s imaginative potential to examine our relationship to the endless stream of digital images that we can hold right in our hands. Learn all about Schneider’s process, which includes a room-like camera she built in her studio, in the video above—and subscribe to our YouTube page to never miss a deep dive video.

Member Appreciation Month!
March 1–31

For the entire month of March, MASS MoCA is celebrating our members! In recognition of their ongoing support and loyalty, March is Member Appreciation Month. We’re thanking them all month long with a discount to Guido’s Fresh Marketplace, special events, an oh-so-special renewal deal, and more! Click through below for all the details.
to see oneself at a distance
On view beginning March 25
to see oneself at a distance brings together four artists whose work  demonstrates how once-triumphant histories of liberation are (mis)remembered, instrumentalized, negotiated, and endure into the present.
Bang on a Can:
LOUD Weekend
July 27–29
A fully loaded, three-day, eclectic super-mix of creative, experimental, and unusual music, LOUD Weekend returns, featuring the Kronos Quartet—celebrating 50 years of virtuosic strings—Love in Exile (Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily), Ensemble Klang, Bang on a Can All-Stars, and many more.


1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247





MASS MoCA Support

The Old Man and the Sea is commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and VisionIntoArt; directed by Karmina Šilec and choreographed by Sidra Bell.
MASS MoCA’s artist-in-residence program is supported by the Mellon Foundation.

Sphinx has been supported by a grant from the Artist’s Resource Trust with additional support from Creative Capital.

Programming at MASS MoCA is made possible in part by the Barr Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council.

MASS MoCA is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional support is provided by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and the Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Thank you, MASS MoCA Members, for your generous support.



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