May
19
Sun
Discovery Tank Program
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Included in regular Museum admission.

May
20
Mon
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics

Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs.

This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will be made available so families can eat and mingle after each program. Recommended for, but not limited to, children ages 8 to 12.

Price: $30 per child for each 4-week series. Families with two or more children: $30 first child, $25 for each additional child. To register by phone, call 413-443-7171 ext. 360.

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May
21
Tue
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners

Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences.

Included with regular Museum admission.

May
22
Wed
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session

Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome.

Free with advance registration.

There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley at 413.443.7171 ext. 336 or kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org.

 

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WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session

Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome.

Free with advance registration.

There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley at 413.443.7171 ext. 336 or kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org.

 

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May
24
Fri
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews

Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

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WeeMuse Adventures
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures

Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome.

Included with regular Museum admission.

OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know

The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.”

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories

Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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May
25
Sat
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kitchen Ka-Boom!

Be a kitchen scientist with cool, hands-on, kid-safe experiments using ingredients found in most pantries. Join us for a different activity every month!

Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360.

Included with regular Museum admission.