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Meet Our New Executive Director

The Board and staff of the Berkshire Museum are pleased to announce that after a comprehensive four-month, nationwide search, Jeff Rodgers has been selected as the Berkshire Museum’s new Executive Director. Jeff will officially join the team on April 1, 2019, the exact anniversary of the Museum’s original opening in 1903. Jeff brings deep experience in community engagement, strategic [...]

Meet Our New Executive Director2019-01-30T13:22:19+00:00

Five Minutes with Bridget Rigas

  The Berkshire Museum is excited to welcome Bridget Rigas to our team as the new Chief Engagement Officer. Bridget has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and management of cultural and educational organizations, most recently as the Director of Development at MASS MoCA. As Chief Engagement Officer, she will be a member [...]

Five Minutes with Bridget Rigas2019-01-27T10:27:38+00:00

Art of the Hills: Community Choice Award

Congratulations to Berkshire-based artist John MacDonald for winning the Berkshire Museum’s Art of the Hills 2018 Community Choice Award! Museum guests voted for their favorite Art of the Hills piece via ballot box throughout the exhibition. The winning painting, titled Long Winter Dusk 12 x 24, oil on linen, will be on view – along with other [...]

Art of the Hills: Community Choice Award2019-01-09T16:50:11+00:00

Art of the Hills: Juried Award Winners

Congratulations to the Berkshire Museum’s Art of the Hills 2018 Juried Award Winners Pat Hogan of Great Barrington and John Clarke of North Egremont! Their pieces were chosen by juror/curator Ryan Seslow from 43 works of art by 36 Berkshire-based artists living within a 60-mile radius of the Museum, selected through a blind jurying [...]

Art of the Hills: Juried Award Winners2019-01-09T16:51:12+00:00

Meet Our Newest Trustees

Monday, September 24, 2018 The Berkshire Museum's Board of Trustees and staff are excited to welcome five new Trustees to our family. We are grateful that each of these experienced individuals has chosen to volunteer their time and incredible talents to support and promote the Museum's mission of bringing people together for experiences that [...]

Meet Our Newest Trustees2018-09-24T15:07:31+00:00

The Art and Science of Simpson Glass

Small planets on view as part of Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes at Berkshire Museum I imagine that even before recorded history, humans have gazed up at the night sky in awe. Its milky blackness speckled with dots of lights that traveled millions of light years only to be absorbed by the rods and [...]

The Art and Science of Simpson Glass2018-09-14T18:06:59+00:00

A Juror’s Conflict: Art of the Hills

Many amazing works were submitted but not chosen for the Art of the Hills exhibition. Juror Ryan Seslow writes, “we have generated an exciting exhibition that places each piece within the larger narrative. Your work is an important modular part of the composition that wonderfully showcases and harmonizes the exhibition as a whole. The [...]

A Juror’s Conflict: Art of the Hills2018-08-09T14:42:11+00:00

The Sky is NOT the Limit

by Kendra Knisley, Berkshire Museum Education Specialist GSK Science in the Summer How big is the sun?  Why does the moon’s appearance change?  What else exists in our solar system and beyond?  Learn the answers to these questions and more when Berkshire Museum brings the Science of Space to your neighborhood this [...]

The Sky is NOT the Limit2018-06-20T14:42:51+00:00

Meet Our Acting Co-Executive Directors

Craig Langlois and Nina Garlington at the recent opening of Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash. Effective October 31, 2017, Museum operations will be led by Acting Co-Executive Directors Nina Garlington and Craig Langlois, as Executive Director Van Shields prepares to undergo major surgery and be out on medical leave. Nina Garlington brings to [...]

Meet Our Acting Co-Executive Directors2017-10-26T13:57:46+00:00

Considering the Stanford Prison Experiment

By Meredith Hamilton In 1971, a strange advertisement appeared in a local Palo Alto newspaper. The Psychology Department at Stanford University was calling for male college-aged participants in an experiment that would go down in infamy. Twenty-four physically and mentally healthy men, all white and mostly middle class, were selected for the experiment. Nine were [...]

Considering the Stanford Prison Experiment2016-10-25T16:29:52+00:00

Hours & Admission

Monday - Saturday, 10 - 5pm
Sunday, noon to 5pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

Admission
$13 adult; $6 child (under 18)
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free

Little Cinema
$7.50, $5 members

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