PBS NewsHour

Can a contemporary art mecca anchor this industrial town?

Clip: 08/03/2017 | 7m 19s

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, known as MASS MoCA, has become one of America’s largest exhibition spaces for modern creativity, as well as a case study in reviving old industrial towns. Jeffrey Brown reports on the museum’s decision to embrace the town’s industrial past, and whether replacing manufacturing with art and culture is sufficient to keep North Adams alive.

Aired: 08/03/17

Rating: NR

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