Jan
7
Mon
Galleries 201 – 203 Closed
Jan 7 – Feb 8 all-day

Galleries 201 to 203, located on the second floor, will be closed from Monday, January 7, through Friday, February 8, 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, February 9.

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
11
Fri
Lab 102 Closed
Jan 11 all-day

Lab 102, located on the Museum’s first floor, will be closed on Friday, January 11, reopening at 10 am on Saturday, January 12.

WeeMuse Adventures
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Image of educator and a chameleon puppetLittle ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

 

Eighth Grade
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school.

Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018

Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  

Jan
12
Sat
Pop-Up Play Day
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop-Up Play Day

The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components encourage children of all ages to build, rebuild, collaborate, and play.

Included with regular Museum admission.

Sensory Friendly Screening: Smallfoot
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Screening: Smallfoot

Spend a morning at the Little Cinema enjoying a family friendly film in a quiet and dim theater! Our sensory-friendly screenings are specially designed for families and children ages 3 to 6 with sensory needs and those who have difficulty in a traditional movie screening setting.

Sensory friendly screenings are presented in partnership with Pediatric Development Center’s Berkshire Early Autism Resources (BEAR) program.

Sponsored by Berkshire Life Charitable Foundation.

 

Smallfoot

Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn’t know existed — a human. He soon faces banishment from his snowy home when the rest of the villagers refuse to believe his fantastic tale. Hoping to prove them wrong, Migo embarks on an epic journey to find the mysterious creature that can put him back in good graces with his simple community.

Animation/Fantasy/Musical, PG, 1 hr.49 min., 2018

Chow Time
Jan 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

IMG_0369 small for webHelp prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium!

Included with regular Museum admission.

Eighth Grade
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school.

Drama/comedy, Rated R, 1 hr. 35 mins., 2018

Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5  

Jan
13
Sun
Discovery Tank Program
Jan 13 @ 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.