Open Studios, April 28th

We're hosting an Open Studios!

And this time, it's in collaboration with other arts organizations in our building.
Read below for details!

Open Studios by the Studios at MASS MoCA
Saturday, April 28th
5:00-7:00 PM

On the campus of MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA


B13 Open House

Celebrate the art and artists in Building 13 at MASS MoCA. View ongoing and new exhibitions, meet artists and see work-in-process in The Studios at MASS MoCA, and browse the galleries and archive at The Artist Book Foundation. 

Spring Building 13 Open House on the MASS MoCA campus is a part of ArtWeek, a statewide program highlighting the importance of supporting the arts in Massachusetts. ArtWeek takes place April 27–May 6. 

Building 13 is located at 1315 MASS MoCA Way at the south end of the museum complex. The museum’s beautifully restored 19-century mill buildings featuring galleries, eateries, and a multi-venue center for the performing arts. MASS MoCA hosts a constellation of creative artists, innovative programs, cultural institutions, businesses, and lovers of great art, food, and drink, who all come together to infuse the historic factory setting with vibrant culture and commerce.

The Studios at MASS MoCA Open House


Images courtesy of Max Colby

5:00 - 7:00 PM
We invite you to join us for our first Open Studios of the Spring season! Our new group of residents, diverse in their practices, are eager to share their work with you. From fiber-based sculptures to silkscreen prints and readings, there's a little something for everyone at this upcoming event. 

It’s free, so tell your friends -- or come alone and make new friends! Refreshments are on the house.

Participating Artists:

Hyun Jung Ahn
Paolo Arao
Max Colby
Simone Couto
Danielle Ezzo
David Greenwood
Alexandra Forsyth Martinez
Gamaliel Rodriguez
Hui-Ying Tsai
Jon Verney

The Artist Book Foundation

3:00 - 5:30 PM
In conjunction with the current exhibition: TOM BLACKWELL, Motorcycles and Mannequins, there will be a panel discussion on the iconic status of the motorcycle in American culture and the role Photorealism plays as a strong and appropriate genre for its representation in art. Featuring artist, Tom Blackwell, and Photorealism expert, Louis Meisel.

Ferrin Contemporary

4:00 - 6:00 PM
DIRECTIONS: Sergei Isupov, the first exhibition in a series in which the gallery will shine focus on artists whose recent work captures a transitional moment in their creative process.The artist Sergei Isupov will demonstrate his figure-ground painting technique and discuss the new directions explored in his recent works.


5:00 - 7:00 PM
CHINESE ABSTRACTION - an exhibition that brings together artwork in diverse media by four contemporary Chinese artists. The show features minimalist paintings by Shen Chen; monumental watercolors of the urban landscape by Paul Ching- Bor; rich abstract oil paintings by Lianghong Feng; and, work by Cui Fei, whose abstract drawings, photographs, and installations evoke Chinese calligraphy through the use of organic materials.

Art in the Building 13 Common Areas

Evan Hauser, courtesy of Ferrin Contemporary
Yechel Gagnon - custom-made and hand carved plywood, courtesy of CYNTHIA-REEVES

1st Floor
Ferrin Contemporary

2nd Floor
The Artist Book Foundation
The Studios at MASS MoCA, a program by Assets for Artists

Click here to find the Press Release.