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OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews 10:30 am
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 3 @ 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: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know 1:00 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 3 @ 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[...]
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories 3:00 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 3 @ 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[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community 7:00 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 4 @ 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[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community 7:00 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
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Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community 7:00 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
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Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community 1:30 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community 7:00 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the[...]
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PechaKucha Night #24: Journeys 7:00 pm
PechaKucha Night #24: Journeys
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PechaKucha Night #24: Journeys
Join us in the galleries for a series of lightning-fast presentations: 20 slides, 20 seconds each. Enjoy inspiring and entertaining anecdotes from your friends and neighbors, accompanied by light refreshments and a cash bar. This time, we want to hear about your journey — to the ends of the earth, to self-discovery, or to wherever[...]
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OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews 10:30 am
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 10 @ 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: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know 1:00 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 10 @ 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[...]
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories 3:00 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 10 @ 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[...]
Ill Fate 7:00 pm
Ill Fate
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
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Learner’s Lab: Acrylic Art 11:00 am
Learner’s Lab: Acrylic Art
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Learner's Lab: Acrylic Art
Join the Berkshire Museum’s own Alliey Pevay for an introduction to acrylic pouring as an accessible technique for creating abstract works of art. Experiment with colors and consistencies to create your own abstract masterpiece and learn how to start pouring at home without breaking the bank. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sensory-Friendly Screening: How to Train Your Dragon 2 11:00 am
Sensory-Friendly Screening: How to Train Your Dragon 2
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
Sensory-Friendly Screening: How to Train Your Dragon 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 –[...]
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Gerety 3:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Gerety
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Gerety
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers. Tom Gerety: The Constitution Under Stress: A Discussion of the Issues that Have Dismayed, Distressed and Divided Americans in Our Time Tom Gerety is a Collegiate Professor of law and humanities at New York University.  He came to[...]
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 11 @ 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[...]
Ill Fate 7:00 pm
Ill Fate
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
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Ill Fate 7:00 pm
Ill Fate
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
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Ill Fate 1:30 pm
Ill Fate
May 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Ill Fate
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
Ill Fate 7:00 pm
Ill Fate
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ill Fate
This long-overdue documentary explores the role and image of women in Iranian cinema from the introduction of the moving images around 1900 through the Iranian Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic government in 1979. Fascinating research and insight illuminates dozens of clips from rare and classic titles. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 28 min.,[...]
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OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews 10:30 am
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 17 @ 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: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know 1:00 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 17 @ 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[...]
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories 3:00 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 17 @ 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[...]
Meeting Gorbachev 7:00 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]
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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 18 @ 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[...]
Meeting Gorbachev 7:00 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]
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Meeting Gorbachev 7:00 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]
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Meeting Gorbachev 1:30 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
May 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]
Meeting Gorbachev 7:00 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Age in America 7:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Age in America
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Age in America
Artists share personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, to create a broad poetic tapestry with a goal that the resulting “conversation” will make us stronger and help us find a way forward.   Age in America Poets of a certain age / all ages / ageless, may or may not act their age[...]
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OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews 10:30 am
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 24 @ 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: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know 1:00 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 24 @ 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[...]
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories 3:00 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 24 @ 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[...]
Hail Satan? 7:00 pm
Hail Satan?
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hail Satan?
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority,[...]
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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 25 @ 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[...]
Hail Satan? 7:00 pm
Hail Satan?
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hail Satan?
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority,[...]
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Hail Satan? 7:00 pm
Hail Satan?
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hail Satan?
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority,[...]
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Hail Satan? 1:30 pm
Hail Satan?
May 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Hail Satan?
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority,[...]
Hail Satan? 7:00 pm
Hail Satan?
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hail Satan?
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority,[...]
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El Desencanto 7:00 pm
El Desencanto
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
El Desencanto
In 1974, young filmmaker Jaime Chávarri set out to make a film about the widow and three sons of Leopoldo Panero, the poet laureate of the fascist Spanish Franco regime. As the camera looks on, matriarch Felicidad Panero and her three talented, wildly eccentric sons lounge around the family home, smoke copious cigarettes, and discuss[...]