Calendar2016-03-29T16:02:29+00:00

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WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Little 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!  
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WeeMuse Art Lab 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Feb 2 @ 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. Included with regular Museum admission.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Feb 2 @ 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.
Berkshire Museum After Hours 5:00 pm
Berkshire Museum After Hours
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Get into the da Vinci spirit with a Da Vinci Code-inspired scavenger hunt. Uncover the secrets of past and present cultures and civilizations as you solve successive clues. Prizes await anyone who can solve the mystery! $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Feb 3 @ 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 Winter Program: Forensics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
This program is designed specifically for homeschool families. Enroll your children for a series of four one-hour sessions on a variety of topics. This four-week session dives into the world of scientific investigations. Stemming from the Latin forensis, which means “in open court, public,” this unique merging of science and justice relies on engineering, art,[...]
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WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
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WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Little 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!  
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Pop Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop Up Play Day
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop Up Play Day
Join us for a morning of child-directed play! The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ encourage children to build and rebuild, exploring innovative play equipment that leads to collaboration. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sensory Friendly Screening: Paddington 2 11:00 am
Sensory Friendly Screening: Paddington 2
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Screening: Paddington 2
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
Feb 9 @ 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.
da Vinci After Hours 5:00 pm
da Vinci After Hours
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us in the evening hours to explore Leonardo’s imaginative Renaissance inventions, from his flying machine to a wooden battle tank, and even an early robot! This after-hours adventure lends an exciting twist to this fascinating exhibition. $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Feb 10 @ 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.
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
This program is designed specifically for homeschool families. Enroll your children for a series of four one-hour sessions on a variety of topics. This four-week session dives into the world of scientific investigations. Stemming from the Latin forensis, which means “in open court, public,” this unique merging of science and justice relies on engineering, art,[...]
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 13 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 11:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 13 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Little 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!  
Ten Days of Play Free Community Night 5:30 pm
Ten Days of Play Free Community Night
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ten Days of Play Free Community Night
It’s the kickoff celebration for Ten Days of Play! Families are invited to try this year’s exciting, child-directed Ten Days of Play activities, free of charge. Build towering structures in the Crane Room, break and make in the Tinker Lab, learn all about animals in the early learners’ space, and design like da Vinci with[...]
Ten Days of Play 2019
Ten Days of Play 2019
Feb 16 – Feb 24 all-day
Ten Days of Play 2019
Kids will play, create, improvise, and learn when Ten Days of Play returns for its seventh year. This innovative opportunity for child-directed play is available daily from 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday noon to 3 pm.   The Ten Days of Play festival will take place throughout the Museum. The Crane Room will[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Feb 16 @ 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 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
da Vinci After Hours 5:00 pm
da Vinci After Hours
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us in the evening hours to explore Leonardo’s imaginative Renaissance inventions, from his flying machine to a wooden battle tank, and even an early robot! This after-hours adventure lends an exciting twist to this fascinating exhibition. $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 17 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Feb 17 @ 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.
Records and Burpee Zoo Show 11:00 am
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the wild, and the consequences of keeping wild animals as pets. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free.
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Records and Burpee Zoo Show 1:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
The Zoo Show returns to Berkshire Museum! Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the wild, and the consequences of keeping wild animals as pets. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free.
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets 11:00 am
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets 11:00 am
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets 11:00 am
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School 1:30 pm
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Instruments with the Berkshire Music School
See, play, and hear a variety of musical instruments such as the ukulele and violin with the Berkshire Music School. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets 11:00 am
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets 1:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy’s Puppets
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sing-a-long with Nappy's Puppets
Sing along with Nappy’s Puppets as a creative cast of shadow puppets performs classic songs, including Little Bunny Foo Foo and Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. Nappy’s Sing-a-long utilizes the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a new and innovative way. With silly songs and handcrafted shadow puppets, Sing-a-long is sure to delight[...]
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop 11:00 am
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop 11:00 am
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Feb 23 @ 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 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit 3:30 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Berkshire Children’s Theater Presents Peter Rabbit
The talented young performers of Berkshire Children’s Theater return to the Museum to perform their original musical version of the classic story Peter Rabbit under the direction of Kara Demler. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children ages 3 and under free. Ticket includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets in advance,[...]
da Vinci After Hours 5:00 pm
da Vinci After Hours
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us in the evening hours to explore Leonardo’s imaginative Renaissance inventions, from his flying machine to a wooden battle tank, and even an early robot! This after-hours adventure lends an exciting twist to this fascinating exhibition. $5, Museum members $3. Children ages 3 and under free.
Pop Up Dance with UMass Amherst 11:30 am
Pop Up Dance with UMass Amherst
Feb 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Pop Up Dance with UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst’s Dance Education crew comes to join the play at the Berkshire Museum’s Ten Days of Play. Join the dancers in movement games that incorporate the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground. Come be a part of this unique and interactive activity. Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 12:30 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you design machines like Da Vinci? Using design thinking strategies, create and test contraptions based on the four elements – earth, fire, wind, and water. Daily drop-in workshops will change every day during Ten Days of Play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Feb 24 @ 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.
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
This program is designed specifically for homeschool families. Enroll your children for a series of four one-hour sessions on a variety of topics. This four-week session dives into the world of scientific investigations. Stemming from the Latin forensis, which means “in open court, public,” this unique merging of science and justice relies on engineering, art,[...]
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 27 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 11:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 27 @ 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 during this free STEM program. Older and younger siblings welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, Contact Jesseca Williamson at 413-443-7171 ext. 334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org.

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
Map and Directions

Accessibility
Berkshire Museum is Handicap Accessible