On May 1, 2018 we made the big move to the center of Great Barrington - the shop next door to the new "The Fox" restaurant at 47 Railroad Street. We hated to leave the beautiful space where our store had enjoyed the last three years, but we are excited to be within walking distance of all that Great Barrington offers and to be convenient to our great customers. Same phone number 413.529.5000 and the same hours, just a better space to grow.
On September 2nd we have the special opportunity to present a preview event of a new work choreographed and performed by Pilobolus Dance Theatre alums Sayer Mansfield and Shawn Ahern. This new work commissioned by film directors Daniel Askill and Lucy Bidwell will premiere at this production company, Collider Studios in New York City this fall. This special preview will be performed at griffin from 5 to 7 p.m..
Mickalene Thomas makes paintings, collages, photography, video and installations that draw on art history and popular culture to create a contemporary vision of female sexuality, beauty and power. Thomas’s work is in numerous international public and private collections including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Art Institute of Chicago; MoMA PS1, New York; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Yale University Art Collection, New Haven, CT; and Hara M...
Harley of Scotland Fair Isles sweaters. Peter Harley, inspired by the beauty of the coastline and his experiences as a fisherman, established Harley of Scotland, originally as 'Glenugie Knitwear' in 1929. Whilst at sea, Peter would visit Orkney, Shetland and the Fair Isles where he observed the traditional hand knit cottage industries and the striking regional patterning of Fair Isle sweaters. For centuries, fisher-folk from Shetland to Fife have produced knitwear for two main objectives – comfort and warmth
Janine di Giovanni, Middle East Editor of Newsweek and contributing editor of Vanity Fair, is one of Europe's most respected and experienced reporters. Through the intimate stories of the ordinary civilians she encountered in places like Damascus, Homs, Darayya, and Aleppo, The Morning They Came For Us illuminates the harsh realities of warfare from all sides.
Come meet International Security Program Fellow Janine di Giovanni at our reception: