Join us for the 5th annual Berkshire Earth Expo on April 4th, 2020! It’s going to be an artful celebration of the earth as well as an educational and networking event centered around young people’s work and engagement on climate and climate-related topics. For more information please e-mail [email protected]
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The Berkshire Museum and Living the Change Berkshires call for submissions of student art responding to the climate crisis. The juried exhibition, “How Shall We Live? Climate Visions of Berkshire High School Artists”, will be part of a month-long focus on climate change at the museum in April 2020, which will include the Berkshire Earth [...]
The Darrow School is thrilled to showcase their student artwork at the Berkshire Museum during Berkshire County's 10x10 Art Festival. The exhibit will feature artwork created by students in various media. On display will be two-dimensional works in drawing, photography, painting, comic arts, graphic design, and mixed media. The exhibit will run through February.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 The Berkshire Museum’s Board of Trustees and staff are excited to welcome four new Trustees to our team. These accomplished individuals were elected to the Board on Monday, September 23, 2019. We are so grateful that they have chosen to volunteer their time and incredible talents to support and promote [...]
by Jeff Rodgers, Executive Director As a child, my grandmother would trek from Brooklyn into Manhattan to visit the American Museum of Natural History. That was in the 1920s. A decade later, my grandfather would take her on dates to the museum. Remember back in the 1930s, in the Great Depression, there weren’t many televisions [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]