Apr
21
Sun
The Brink
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink

After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light on Bannon’s efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties, starting in Europe with controversial figures like Nigel Farage, Jérôme Rivière, Matteo Salvini, Filip Dewinter and Kent Ekeroth.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 35 min, 2019

Apr
22
Mon
The Brink
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Brink

After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light on Bannon’s efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties, starting in Europe with controversial figures like Nigel Farage, Jérôme Rivière, Matteo Salvini, Filip Dewinter and Kent Ekeroth.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 35 min, 2019

The Brink
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink

After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light on Bannon’s efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties, starting in Europe with controversial figures like Nigel Farage, Jérôme Rivière, Matteo Salvini, Filip Dewinter and Kent Ekeroth.

Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 35 min, 2019

Apr
24
Wed
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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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Apr
26
Fri
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
Apr 26 @ 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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OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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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Apr
27
Sat
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers.

Dr. Ben Liptzin: Successful Aging

Dr. Ben Liptzin is Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Tufts University School of Medicine.  For 25 years he was Chair of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  Prior to that he was Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA and Director of the Geriatric Education Center at Harvard Medical School.  He received the Jack Weinberg Award in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association and the Distinguished Faculty Award from Tufts.  He has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Liptzin is a graduate of Yale College and the University of Rochester, School of Medicine. He has served on the Board of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts, and the Springfield Symphony.  He currently serves on the Board of the Aston Magna Foundation and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and is Chair of the Development Committee for Berkshire OLLI.

$15 general admission; Berkshire Museum and OLLI members $10.

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours

Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening.

$5, Museum members $3.