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Press Releases

April 16, 2014
Berkshire Museum Publishes “In Kindergarten”
The Berkshire Museum announces the publication of In Kindergarten, a new book designed to help families prepare their children for the important and exciting transition to kindergarten. A product of the Berkshire Museum’s WeeMuse program focusing on early childhood education, In Kindergarten will be distributed free to every child registered to enter kindergarten in Berkshire County starting this year. Publication of the book was funded in part by Berkshire Bank.

April 14, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents Berkshire Children’s Theater Production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr
Berkshire Children’s Theater (BCT), an ensemble of talented local performers ranging in age from 5 to 19 who perform under the direction of Kara Demler, will present the musical Disney’s Aladdin JR. at the Berkshire Museum, April 24 to 25, 2014.

April 10, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents Animals Up Cose
Richard Roth of Creature Teachers will visit the Berkshire Museum on Tuesday, April 22, at 1 p.m., bringing a variety of animals, including a green tree python, a kinkajou, a skunk, an American alligator, and more.

March 27, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents Meet the Collector
In conjunction with the current exhibition Berkshire Collects, Berkshire Museum presents Meet the Collectors on Saturday mornings, March 29, April 12, and April 26.

March 26, 2014
Little Cinema hosts Carl Sprague for slide-illustrated talk
Art director Carl Sprague, concept illustrator for the acclaimed new film The Grand Budapest Hotel, will be the special guest at Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., for a special screening of The Royal Tenenbaums with a slide talk to follow.

March 10, 2014
Berkshire Museum Camera Club presents Travel Photography
Photographers Dan Mead and Sally Eagle will give an illustrated talk titled Travel Photography: Opportunities and Challenges

February 28, 2014
Special screening of Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story to commemorate 2011 Tohoku earthquake
Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema will host a special screening of the film, Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 7 p.m., to commemorate the third anniversary of the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The film will be followed by a discussion with the director, Regge Life.

February 26, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents An Infinite Odyssey 
The series of illustrated talks by photographers Dan Mead and Sally Eagle continues with compelling images of cultures around the globe

February 24, 2014
Berkshire Museum Construction Project Begins
Facility renovations and improvements are now underway at the Berkshire Museum; the Museum will be open to the public during the construction period, which is expected to continue through May.

February 6, 2014
Berkshire Museum: Animals Up Close: The Wolf
The Wolf Conservation Center visits on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

February 6, 2014
Berkshire Museum, SABIC, and Pittsfield Public Schools host The Fourth Annual Science and Innovation Fair February 11, 2014
Approximately 100 high school students will exhibit more than 60 projects that demonstrate skills and concepts across a range of engineering and science disciplines…

February 3, 2014
Berkshire Museum and Berkshire Art Association host 10×10 RAP: Real Art Party
Party, art lottery, and more! Part of Pittsfield’s 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival

January 29, 2014
Berkshire Music School Presents Carnival of Animals at Berkshire Museum
Family friendly concert includes Museum admission

January 29, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents WeeMuse: 10 Days of Play
For the second year, Berkshire Museum will present the popular WeeMuse: 10 Days of Play during February vacation week. February 14 – 24th.

January 28, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents Second Annual Berkshire Awards
Award presentation and reception scheduled for Friday, March 21, 2014

January 8, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents Berkshire Collects
More than 40 area residents share unique collections.

January 3, 2014
Berkshire Museum Presents An Infinite Odyssey
The series of illustrated talks by photographers Dan Mead and Sally Eagle continues with striking images of wildlife around the globe.