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Press Releases

September 29, 2014
Spark!Lab opens at Berkshire Museum October 11, 2014

September 22, 2014
Berkshire Museum Holds Annual Meeting

September 18, 2014
Berkshire Museum welcomes Lauren Sottile to the staff as Development Associate

September 9, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents special butterfly events
Landscape designer and filmmaker Kim Smith to speak about creating pollinator gardens, will show documentary

August 26, 2014
Berkshire Museum Camera Club presents: The Role of Photography in the Berkshires Cultural Scene

August 22, 2014
Get Your Dig On! Berkshire Museum bids farewell to the popular Dino Dig exhibit

August 8, 2014
Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema Presents The Refugees of Shangri-La

August 8, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents new Learner’s Lab series

August 8, 2014
Free admission to Berkshire Museum on Friday, August 22
Part of the Highland Street Foundations’ Free Fun Fridays program

August 6, 2014
Berkshire Museum receives energy incentive grants
Berkshire Gas and WMECo grant $83,600 for energy efficiency improvements

July 1, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents Night of Science: An evening of wacky and fun science experiments for the whole family
An evening of wacky and fun science experiments for the whole family

June 27, 2014
Berkshire Museum welcomes Britney Schline to the staff as Collections Manager
The Berkshire Museum announces the addition of Britney Schline to the staff of the Berkshire Museum as the collections manager. Berkshire Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, holds encyclopedic collections comprised of more than 30,000 objects including art, artifacts, decorative arts, ethnography, natural specimens, and living collections.

June 23, 2014
Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema and Temple Anshe Amunim present the documentary Nicky’s Family

June 22, 2014
Smithsonian Institution’s Spark!Lab Coming to Berkshire Museum This Autumn
In October 2014, the Berkshire Museum will open Spark!Lab, an educational, interactive work space developed at the Smithsonian Institution by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History (NMAH).

June 11, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents Welcome to Kindergarten
This afternoon of Kindergarten readiness for parents and children is free and open to the community

June 6, 2014
The Little Cinema Presents a special screening of ‘Mona Lisa is Missing’ with the Filmmaker

May 23, 2014
Berkshire Museum hosts Spring 2014 Educator Reception
Education Department to introduce new initiatives in technology, curriculum, STEM, 21st-century learning

May 6, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents An Infinite Odyssey
The series of illustrated talks by photographers Dan Mead and Sally Eagle concludes with compelling images of landscapes around the globe

May 2, 2014
Carol Diehl presents Banksy: Completed at Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema
The event includes a lecture and screening of Exit Through the Gift Shop

May 1, 2014
Berkshire Museum presents Butterflies
Live Butterfly Pavilion will be centerpiece of exhibition set to open May 31.

April 28, 2014
Berkshire Museum hosts the 2014 Berkshire Region MITS Summer Institute
Professional development opportunity for area educators to focus on innovative STEM skills with the Museum Institute for Teaching Science.

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.