Visit CATA

Planning a visit to CATA? Please read the information below to ensure a comfortable and accessible arrival.



When possible, please make an appointment to visit the building by calling (413) 528-5485. Our administrative offices are open Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.


Administrative Offices / Mailing Address:


New address!
420 Stockbridge Road,
Suite #2
Great Barrington, MA 01230


If you are interested in making a gift to support CATA artists, please click here or contact Kelly Rybczyk, Development Director at [email protected] or call (413) 528-5485.

Accessibility at CATA


CATA’s office and studios are fully accessible. From the parking lot, follow the large, accessible bridge up to the front entrance and patio. (Note: side entrance is locked from the exterior). CATA’s administrative office and visual arts/writing studio can be found on the ground floor. The performing arts studio and lounge are found on the second floor, accessible via both an elevator and stairs.



CATA has accessible restrooms located on each floor.



Accessible parking is available at our office and studio spaces at 420 Stockbridge Road (in the Jenifer House Commons). Should you need assistance, please call the office directly at (413) 528-5485.


Questions about accessibility at CATA? Contact our Accessibility and ADA/504 Coordinator Jeff Gagnon at [email protected] or (413) 528-5485.

Accessibility & ADA/504 Coordinator

If you have any questions about accessibility at CATA, please contact Jeff Gagnon, our Accessibility & ADA/504 Coordinator, at [email protected] or (413) 528-5485.



Feedback and Accommodation Requests

Do you know ways to make our programs or events more accessible? Are there accommodations you need that we are not providing? We’d love to hear from you and will do our best to accommodate you.


CATA invites all CATA artists, families, caregivers, program partners, and visitors to share candid feedback on any challenges or barriers you encounter related to the accessibility of our building or programs. Please call or email our Accessibility Coordinator, Jeff Gagnon at (413) 528-5485 or [email protected]. If you’d prefer, you can also provide feedback by filling out this form.



Website Accessibility:

In 2016, CATA was selected as one of five organizations across the state to participate in the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) UP Innovation and Learning Network, collaborating with other organizations to make Massachusetts the most inclusive state in America. UP Organizations are leaders and innovators in the field inspiring other organizations to learn, take action, and embrace inclusivity as a core value.


Community Access to the Arts is committed to providing a functional, accessible, and interactive web experience for all users and welcomes any comments on how to improve our site’s accessibility. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular web page on, please contact us at [email protected]. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page in your email, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible for you.


CATA has adopted the following policies to protect its artists, faculty, and staff from the spread of COVID-19, in accordance with public health guidelines and current conditions in Berkshire County. All people entering the CATA facility must be fully vaccinated and check in at the front door. Mask use is optional and we will continue to offer masks if you need one. If you can, please make an appointment before visiting by calling (413) 528-5485. Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the building. If you have additional questions about CATA’s COVID safety protocols, please contact our office at (413) 528-5485.



From the Taconic State Parkway – Passenger Cars and Vans. No Commercial Plates:


Take the exit for Route 23, in Columbia County, New York. Drive east on Route 23 through Hillsdale, into Massachusetts. Stay on Route 23, passing through the village of South Egremont and into Great Barrington. At the intersection of Route 23 and Route 7 (a traffic light) turn left, onto Route 7 North. This quickly becomes Main Street. Drive through downtown Great Barrington until the intersection of State Road (Route 7) and 41. Turn right onto State Rd. The road eventually curves to the left and becomes Stockbridge Road. CATA is on your right in the Jenifer House Commons complex. Take the first driveway and CATA’s building is the first blue building immediately on your right.


From I-90, the Massachusetts Turnpike – Truck and Bus Route:


Take Exit 2 at Lee, Massachusetts. Follow the signs for Route 102 South to Stockbridge. Take Route 102 South, through Stockbridge, to the intersection with Route 7. The Red Lion Inn will be on your left, at the intersection. Turn Left, and take Route 7 South into Great Barrington. CATA will be on your left within the Jenifer House Commons. Take the second driveway on your left (after the Barrington Brewery entrance). Once in the drive, CATA is the first blue building on the left).



Public Transportation

Bus: CATA is accessible via the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) bus routes #21 and #21X, as well as the new #22 BRTA route. Paratransit is also available to those individuals who may need it. Visit BRTA online for detailed bus information, or call BRTA at (800) 292-BRTA or (413) 499-2782.



Off-Site Workshops & Events

For directions to workshops hosted by our Program Partners, or to special events, including our annual performance & gala, please contact our ADA Coordinator.