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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 2 @ 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.
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WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 5 @ 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.
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WeeMuse Art Lab 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WeeMuse Art Lab
At WeeMuse Art Lab, early learners try fun art-making activities with a science twist! Different kid-safe creative projects are offered during each monthly session. This week we will use drawing, measuring, and math skills to learn just how tall we are, and whether our arms are longer than our legs as we create our own[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 6 @ 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[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 7 @ 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.
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Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long
Use shakers and tambourines, and clap your hands as we learn about rhythm through games and music. Then dance, move, and sing along to some of your favorite tunes with local musician and friend of the Museum Andy Kelly. Included in regular Museum admission. Music Monday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join[...]
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Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table
Learn about the journey our food takes from the farm to your plate and everything in between! Make your own farm animal mask to wear as you play games, plant seeds, and learn how to make butter. Included in regular Museum admission. Tasty Tuesday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join us for[...]
WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 9 @ 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.
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Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday
Discover people in our community who keep us safe. Learn about fire safety from Sparky the Fire Dog, try on costumes, and play act the ways community helpers offer support. We’ll have plenty of time to build our own cities and houses with the big, blue blocks of the Imagination Playground, and everyone will get[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Apr 10 @ 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,[...]
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Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making
Get creative with physics and engineering as you use pool noodles, dowels, and more to create your own unique work of art. A special guest from Hancock Shaker Village will be on hand to show us the Shaker box-making process and share other examples of Shaker engineering, art, and craft. Included in regular Museum admission.[...]
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Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt
Discover the Museum together as a family! Make your way through the galleries as you complete the scavenger hunt, and find the hidden treasure. Included in regular Museum admission. Family Friday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join us for five days (April 8 to 12) of special, themed programs ideal for children[...]
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 12 @ 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.
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Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend
Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend
Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day
Leonardo's 567th Birthday Weekend
Join us for a weekend of special activities to celebrate the life of Leonardo da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452. Saturday: Extended da Vinci Docent Hours: 10 am to 3 pm Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance: 1:30 pm Designing with da Vinci gallery program: 2 to 3 pm Exhibition on Screen:[...]
Pop-Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop-Up Play Day
Apr 13 @ 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: Hotel Transylvania 3 11:00 am
Sensory-Friendly Screening: Hotel Transylvania 3
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
Sensory-Friendly Screening: Hotel Transylvania 3
Spend your Saturday morning enjoying a family friendly film in a quiet and dim theater! These screenings are specially designed for families and children with sensory needs and those who have difficulty in a traditional movie screening setting. During this screening: – projection brightness will be reduced and can be adjusted for audience comfort –[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 13 @ 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[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 14 @ 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.
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild 11:00 am
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission.   To purchase[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild 1:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets[...]
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Pop-Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop-Up Play Day
Apr 20 @ 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.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 21 @ 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.
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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 23 @ 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.
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WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
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,[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 11:00 am
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,[...]
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WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 26 @ 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.
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Kitchen Ka-Boom! 11:00 am
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
Apr 27 @ 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. This week children will make their own “seed bombs” that can be used to sprout native wildflowers on bare patches of dirt and help bees and other pollinators thrive! Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360.[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
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[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 28 @ 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.
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Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
Apr 29 @ 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[...]
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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 30 @ 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.