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I am currently interning in the Communications department at Berkshire Museum. My duties involve creating signage for marketing purposes, upkeep of the museum’’s social media, and other needs for the museum. I am a graduating senior at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

-Megan Cooney, Marketing Intern

Berkshire Museum mugs.

Spring Cleaning at the Museum Shop

Now that spring looks like it is here to stay, folks are getting into spring cleaning mode. The Berkshire Museum Shop is doing some cleaning of its own, resulting in lots of sale items for you! This month’s pick features Berkshire Museum mugs with a 25% discount. You can choose from an assortment of mugs […]

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The Horseshoe Forging Contest by Norman Rockwell

What do you think?

Berkshire Museum’s newest exhibition Objectify: A Look into the Permanent Collection is over two weeks old, yet today is the first day I’ve had the chance to really look and appreciate all the artwork and objects placed throughout the four galleries. I may have been taking pictures during the opening reception, but I was focused […]

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During April Vacation week, Aquarium Adventures and Chow Time will celebrate Earth Day,

What to do during April Vacation week

Even with the occasional rain shower or threat of snow, everyone seems to have a bad case of spring fever. Good thing we’ve got April vacation week to look forward to! So, what can you do with your kids to keep their feverish minds busy for a whole week without school? Berkshire Museum has a […]

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April's Pick of the Month highlights these Berkshire Museum reusable water bottles.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Spring is in the air! And what better way to celebrate the changing season than with new products at the Berkshire Museum Shop. April’s Pick of the Month features a stylish blue, reusable water bottle branded for the Museum’s 110th celebration. This item is perfect to carry around in the warmer weather that is sure […]

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Art Shark

Games Galore!

The Berkshire Museum Shop is the perfect place to purchase fun, educational games for your kids. Art Ditto is a memory game with a new twist. Match the tiles of great works of art and collect your favorite ones with the art collecting cards. Throughout the game, you will discover how an artist interprets the […]

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Museum Shop

New Museum Shop Location

Berkshire Museum’s shop has moved out of the corner and into the spotlight! The shop is now located to the right of the Museum’s main entrance. The new location is bigger and brighter, contributing to a much improved display setup, said Kate Rosenblatt, Museum shop manager. With a larger space, Kate plans to increase the […]

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Poison Dart Frogs

Every tank in the Aquarium will be full by the end of this week. Berkshire Museum’s newest addition to the downstairs is a colorful array of poison dart frogs, native to Central and South America. Expect to see splashes of yellow, blue, and green hopping about the tropic plants and nestling in the comfort of […]

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Leo Nash, left, and Peter Garlington, right, pose with Berkshire Museum's Executtive Director Van Shields. Nash and Garlington are guest curators for Objectify: A Look into the Permanent Collection.

Objectify: A Look into the Permanent Collection

Walk up the Museum’s main staircase and begin your exploration of the second floor to the left. Begin your journey by entering the world of the Mohicans, where a wigwam and beautiful bead-work wait to be discovered. On the other side of that exhibit, enter a world of ancient civilizations. Beautiful marble statues tower over […]

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Untitled, by Andreas Feininger

Ansel Adams: Masterworks

Berkshire Museum’’s newest exhibit, Ansel Adams: Masterworks from the Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Redding, California, is on display until June 2. It features 47 self-selected photographs by Adams himself to show off his best work. The show is paired with Nature Magnified: Photographs by Andreas Feininger, also on display until June 2. In my […]

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This photograph be Ansel Adams is of Mount Williamson in the Sierra Nevada.

What to do during February Vacation week

Nothing makes a kid cheer more than a mini-vacation away from school. However, parents don’t usually share the same enthusiasm for these breaks as the kids. A day or two off from school begs the question, how will I entertain my kid? Luckily for parents, Berkshire Museum is packed with fun activities to entertain everyone […]

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