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The Art Capital of New England is a Former Factory Town

Huge crystal installation by Nick Cave hangs from the rafters at Mass MoCAWhen Sprague Electric Company closed its factory in North Adams, Massachusetts, in 1985, it hollowed out the small, picturesque city at the foot of Mount Greylock. But this spring, North Adams stakes a claim to a new identity: art capital of New England. Read more about art in North Adams >>