DEDICATION In memory of 
BAC founding member 
Faye Kleinman Levenson, painter, 1912-2012.


We are a multidisciplinary community arts center,a nonprofit incorporated in 1978 as a 501(c)3 organization.

Becket Arts Center of the Hilltowns promotes and supports the arts through exhibits, performance, programs and instruction, encouraging imagination, creativity and community involvement.


Located in Historic North Becket Village

  • General Info

    Street Address

    Becket Arts Center is located in Historic North Becket Village at the intersection of Rte. 8 / Main Street and Brooker Hill Road.


    Mailing Address

    Becket Arts Center, 7 Brooker Hill Road
    Becket, MA 01223



    (413) 623-6635






    BAC Gallery Hours 2014

    May 24 - June 22

    Open Sat & Sun 12-4 pm


    June 26 - August 31

    Open Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun 12-4pm


    Exhibits, Events, and Workshops

    May – September

    See specific section for dates and times.


    Pre-registration is required for adult and young peoples' workshops and Nature’s Paintbox, our week-long summer camp for children.


    Yoga classes are provided on a drop-in basis throughout the year


    Free Events

     * Community Celebrations

     * Summer solstice

     * Autumnal Equinox

     * Marty Lasker Lecture Series

     * Exhibits

  • Sponsorships


    Local Cultural Councils

    Programs are supported in part by grants from the Cultural Councils of Becket, Washington, Hinsdale/Peru, Lee, Chester, and Otis, local agencies which are funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


    The Central Berkshire Fund of
    The Berkshire Taconic Commmunity Foundation


    Massachusetts Cultural Council


    A $15,000. Technical and Feasibility Study Grant in 2012/13 was provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts administered through a collaborative arrangement with Mass Development and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.


    Thank you to the many individuals who helped BAC match this funding.




    Bruno Design


    Alliance of Artist Communities


    Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival


  • Staff

    We hope to announce the name of a new part time staff member in the near future. Meanwhile, we are most grateful to our many volunteers who are committed to keeping the Arts Center alive and vibrant.


    Becket Arts Center Board of Directors

    Sally Soluri, President

    Paul Costelloe

    Gloria Goldstein

    Robert Gross

    Kristen Parker

    George Roberts

    Susie Ruiz

    Lucy Sandler

  • Cultural Partners

    Town of Becket


    Becket Athenaeum


    Mullen House Education Center & Becket Land Trust


    Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival


    Becket Washington School


    North Hall


    Arts Alive


    Worthington Historical Society


    Community Access to the Arts (CATA)


    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts


    National Wild & Scenic Westfield River


    Alliance of Artist Communities

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Special Thanks

To our current BAC Board members, Committee Chairpeople and their members, retiring BAC board members and all those who have helped this year and before:


Paul Campbell | Executive Director 2009 - 2013

Initiated multiple partnerships, launched the Gift Shop,

planned and coordinated multiple appealing programs,

and Community Celebrations.


Shane Biell | Photography


Leslie Blake-Davis | Principal

Jennifer Annand | Art Teacher

Becket Washington School Student Art Exhibit


Joan Davidson, past President, Summer Youth Program


Joan Terry Drucker & Arnie Drucker

Summer Solstice Silent Auction


Susan Dworkin | Fundraising, Programming


Jane Falcone | Workshops


Ruthie Glazerman | Membership, Mailings, Programming


Robert Gross | Finance


Gloria Goldstein | Member Show


Ted Greenwood | Grant Writing


George Roberts | Building and Maintenance


Rima Sala | Fundraising, Marketing


Lucy Sandler | Gift Shop


Adrea Selighson | Exhibits


Wednesday Sorokin | Exhibits 2013


H. David Stein | Website Development 2012


Lynn Terelle | Grant Writing


Sharon Bruno | Website Design & Development  2013/14


Toni Kenny | Brochure Design


Joshua Lombard | Building Analysis


Town of Becket and the Becket Community


And everyone else who has helped in any way to make the Becket Arts Center the gem that it is in Western Massachusetts.

Faye Kleinman, The World Around Me, 2004, mixed media