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Jan
7
Mon
Galleries 201 – 203 Closed
Jan 7 – Jan 25 all-day

Galleries 201 to 203, located on the second floor, will be closed from Monday, January 7, through Friday, January 25 as we install our newest exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion.

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion, which features 40 full-size mechanisms created from the Renaissance drawings of the artist and inventor, will open to the public on Saturday, January 26.

Gallery 204 Closed
Jan 7 – Jan 31 all-day

Gallery 204, located on the second floor, will be closed from Monday, January 7, through Thursday, January 31, as we update our exhibitions.

This space will reopen on Friday, February 1, with Objects and Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP, in which leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter share their stories accompanied by portraits, photography, and selected objects from the Museum’s collection.

Jan
24
Thu
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con

Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron.

This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World

Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd.

This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

Jan
25
Fri
OLLI | Science Conversations
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations

Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D.

This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

OLLI | Advances in Medicine
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine

Examine the latest medical discoveries, treatments, and research with four local doctors. Presented by 1/18 Dr. Steven Will; 1/25 Dr. Joseph Emrich; 2/1 Dr. Marjorie Safran; 2/8, and 2/15 Dr. Mark C. Pettus.

This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key

Explore the life of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his influence on classical and contemporary music. Presented by Ken Stark.

This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

Jan
31
Thu
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con

Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron.

This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World

Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd.

This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

Feb
1
Fri
OLLI | Science Conversations
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations

Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D.

This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15.

Learn More and Register at OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of OLLI sessions offered at the Museum this winter.

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

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

Contact

413.443.7171
info@berkshiremuseum.org

39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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