Are you used to visiting us in North Adams, MA on the MASS MoCA campus? We’ve since combined our offices, library, archives, residencies, and gallery programming into one location at Project Art in Cummington, MA.

Housed in a renovated 8,000-square-foot 19th-century mill building on the bank of the Westfield River, Ferrin Contemporary at Project Art is midway between the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley, just 3.5 hours from NYC and 2.5 hours from Boston.

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Please call 413.346.4004 OR email to schedule a time to visit us.


Ferrin Contemporary at Project Art is located between the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley, two leading arts and culture destinations in Massachusetts. Whether you come on your own or bring a group, let us help you “curate” your itinerary to include seasonal farm-to-table dining, our favorite nature trails, top shows in the area museums and provide access to behind the scenes with artists and curators in studios, galleries, historic sites and gardens.

Local resources:

The Town of Cummington

Visit the Berkshires

Project Art was established by gallerist Leslie Ferrin and artist Sergei Isupov as a live-work space for the production of ceramic art.

Ferrin Contemporary features solo exhibitions by mid-career and represented artists, and also offer works for sale works for sale from artist archives, estates and private collections.  Our curated thematic group exhibitions of contemporary ceramic art explore connections between the decorative and fine arts and design by American and international artists. Ferrin Contemporary partners with museums, institutions, and other programs to support the creative practice of represented artists through curated projects, touring exhibitions and educational programming.



There are many great options for overnight stays from boutique to vintage, airbnb, historic properties to cozy country inns, the Berkshires has it all.

Project Art’s lodging listings in the Hilltowns.


From farm-to-table to curb-side pick-up, Western Mass has dining accommodations for any palate.

Dining options near Project Art | Trip Advisor

Dining options in the Berkshires | Tasting Table

Dining options in the Pioneer Valley | Eater


Let us help plan your visit with a curated itinerary. We can help you arrange studio visits, navigate various museum exhibitions and performance offerings, as well as recommend trails and outdoor adventures. Call us at 413.346.4004 or fill out the form and include:

  • Travel dates
  • Group size
  • Approximate age range of your group (we can provide suggestions for all ages!)
  • Any amenity and destination preferences
  • Your contact information


At Ferrin Contemporary, we believe in promoting and celebrating diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for artists, staff, and visitors of all backgrounds. We strive to showcase a wide range of perspectives, cultures, and identities in our exhibitions and programming. We recognize the importance of representation and actively work to amplify the voices of marginalized communities. We are committed to fostering a culture of respect and understanding, and we will continue to educate ourselves and others on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Ferrin Contemporary believes in providing equal access to all. If you encounter any difficulties accessing any part of our website, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at Please include the specific issue and the relevant URL in your message, so we can work to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. We are committed to ensuring that all individuals can easily navigate and utilize our website.


We would like to acknowledge the land on which we live. This land has been traditionally inhabited by the Pocumtuck and Mohawk peoples, and we honor the history and ongoing presence of Indigenous peoples in this region. We recognize the harm and trauma caused by ideologies of colonialism and commit to working towards reconciliation and justice for all Indigenous peoples.

We would like to place this acknowledgment prominently on our website, as a reminder of our commitment to recognizing the indigenous peoples and their ongoing presence. We also include links and resources for those who want to learn more about the history and current issues of the Indigenous people of this region.

Links and resources to learn more about the Indigenous peoples of the region, and ways to support their communities:

*It is important to note that these resources are not specifically tailored to Western Massachusetts and are more general resources. It would be best to consult local resources, organizations, and leaders to learn more about the Indigenous peoples of Western Massachusetts and ways to support their communities.