Calendar 2016-03-29T16:02:29+00:00

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WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo - 3yrs)
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! WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank[...]
Blaze 7:00 pm
Blaze
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blaze
Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen;[...]
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WeeMuse Art Lab 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Early learners try fun art-making activities with a science twist! Different kid-safe creative projects are offered each session. On Saturday, November 3, we will flex our creative muscles to make our own “Mr. Pumpkin Heads.”   WeeMuse programs are sponsored by Berkshire Bank
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Nov 3 @ 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!
Blaze 7:00 pm
Blaze
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blaze
Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen;[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Nov 4 @ 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.
Living While Dying Special Screening 7:00 pm
Living While Dying Special Screening
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Living While Dying Special Screening
“A story of life. A story of death. Finding joy in the journey.” Director Cathy Zheutlin captures the lives of terminally ill friends and loved ones and how they chose to live while they were dying. Documentary, Not Rated, 45 min., 2017 Tickets: $7.50, Museum members $5
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Blaze 1:30 pm
Blaze
Nov 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Blaze
Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen;[...]
Blaze 7:00 pm
Blaze
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blaze
Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen;[...]
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WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Nov 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
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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Defying Gravity: An Historic Achievement in Glass Featuring Josh Simpson 7:00 pm
Defying Gravity: An Historic Achievement in Glass Featuring Josh Simpson
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Defying Gravity: An Historic Achievement in Glass Featuring Josh Simpson
This documentary follows renowned glass artist Josh Simpson as he crafts the largest glass object of his career: a luminous 100-pound “Megaplanet.” Cameras capture every step of the year-and-a-half process from commission to creation. The film features interviews with the makers of custom tools required for the project; Simpson’s triumphs, disappointments, technical obstacles and inspiration,[...]
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WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo - 3yrs)
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! WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank[...]
FREE Community Pajama Night 5:30 pm
FREE Community Pajama Night
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FREE Community Pajama Night
Wear your favorite pajamas and get comfortable for a cozy night of storytelling! Authors, artists, educators, and community members will join in the celebration of Family Literacy Month. Hear adults and kids reading aloud, go for a story walk, and choose a book to take home. Free and open to the community.   Sponsored by[...]
Tea with the Dames 8:00 pm
Tea with the Dames
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Tea with the Dames
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime[...]
Pop Up Play Day! 10:00 am
Pop Up Play Day!
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop Up Play Day!
Children use their creativity to build and rebuild using the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components during this time for child-directed play! Saturdays, October 13, October 20, November 10, November 17, December 8, December 15 , 10 a.m. to noon Included with regular Museum admission
Sensory Friendly Screening: Coco 11:00 am
Sensory Friendly Screening: Coco
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sensory Friendly Screening: Coco
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
Nov 10 @ 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!
Tea with the Dames 7:00 pm
Tea with the Dames
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tea with the Dames
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime[...]
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Nov 11 @ 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.
Tea with the Dames 7:00 pm
Tea with the Dames
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tea with the Dames
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime[...]
Tea with the Dames 1:30 pm
Tea with the Dames
Nov 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Tea with the Dames
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime[...]
Tea with the Dames 7:00 pm
Tea with the Dames
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tea with the Dames
What happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime[...]
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Nov 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
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 Sessions 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Bi-weekly STEM sessions are designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Older and younger siblings welcome. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (FREE)   For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley, Education Specialist, at 413.443.7171 ext. 336, or kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org. Wednesdays, October 10, October 24, November 14, November[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions 11:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Bi-weekly STEM sessions are designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Older and younger siblings welcome.   Contact Kendra Knisley at 413-443-7171 ext. 336 or knisley@berkshiremuseum.org. Wednesdays, October 10, October 24, November 14, November 28, December 12, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free with advance[...]
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo - 3yrs)
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! WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank[...]
Festival of Trees Preview Party 5:30 pm
Festival of Trees Preview Party
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Festival of Trees Preview Party
Festive Preview Party Celebrating the opening of Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard Friday, November 16, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Be among the first to see this year’s chart-topping Festival of Trees featuring more than 100 dazzling, decorated holiday trees, each depicting a popular song. Join your friends and neighbors to discover the song behind every[...]
Pop Up Play Day! 10:00 am
Pop Up Play Day!
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop Up Play Day!
Children use their creativity to build and rebuild using the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components during this time for child-directed play! Saturdays, October 13, October 20, November 10, November 17, December 8, December 15 , 10 a.m. to noon Included with regular Museum admission
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Nov 17 @ 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!
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection 1:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Nov 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Exhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both[...]
Festival of Trees After Dark 5:00 pm
Festival of Trees After Dark
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Festival of Trees After Dark
Discover Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard after hours, when the twinkling lights are ablaze on every tree but the galleries are dark. The indoor forest of imaginatively decorated trees festooned with musical motifs offer a dreamy atmosphere during evening hours, and guessing the song title that matches each tree’s décor becomes more of a[...]
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Exhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both[...]
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Nov 18 @ 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.
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Exhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both[...]
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection 1:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Exhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both[...]
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Degas: Passion for Perfection
Exhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both[...]
CANCELED: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
CANCELED: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
The Tuesday, November 20 session of WeeMuse Littlest Learners has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 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[...]
Farmer of the Year 7:00 pm
Farmer of the Year
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Farmer of the Year
When Hap Anderson, a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he’s still quite the ladies’ man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. Driven by the possibility of showing up with an old flame and impressing his old army buddies, he sets out in a dilapidated Winnebago[...]
Festival of Trees After Dark 5:00 pm
Festival of Trees After Dark
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Festival of Trees After Dark
Discover Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard after hours, when the twinkling lights are ablaze on every tree but the galleries are dark. The indoor forest of imaginatively decorated trees festooned with musical motifs offer a dreamy atmosphere during evening hours, and guessing the song title that matches each tree’s décor becomes more of a[...]
Farmer of the Year 7:00 pm
Farmer of the Year
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Farmer of the Year
When Hap Anderson, a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he’s still quite the ladies’ man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. Driven by the possibility of showing up with an old flame and impressing his old army buddies, he sets out in a dilapidated Winnebago[...]
Farmer of the Year 7:00 pm
Farmer of the Year
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Farmer of the Year
When Hap Anderson, a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he’s still quite the ladies’ man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. Driven by the possibility of showing up with an old flame and impressing his old army buddies, he sets out in a dilapidated Winnebago[...]
Farmer of the Year 1:30 pm
Farmer of the Year
Nov 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Farmer of the Year
When Hap Anderson, a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he’s still quite the ladies’ man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. Driven by the possibility of showing up with an old flame and impressing his old army buddies, he sets out in a dilapidated Winnebago[...]
Farmer of the Year 7:00 pm
Farmer of the Year
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Farmer of the Year
When Hap Anderson, a widowed 83-year-old Minnesota farmer who thinks he’s still quite the ladies’ man, sells his family farm, he finds himself adrift and staring a short future in the face. Driven by the possibility of showing up with an old flame and impressing his old army buddies, he sets out in a dilapidated Winnebago[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation: Faith in America 7:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation: Faith in America
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation: Faith in America
Faith (noun) – 1) trust or confidence in someone or something; 2) belief in the doctrines of a religion. We’re asking poets to pick their poison or their cure and put a pen to it. By sharing personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, we look to create a broad poetic tapestry with a[...]
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
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 Sessions 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Sessions
Bi-weekly STEM sessions are designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Older and younger siblings welcome. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (FREE)   For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley, Education Specialist, at 413.443.7171 ext. 336, or kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org. Wednesdays, October 10, October 24, November 14, November[...]
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo - 3yrs)
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! WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank[...]
Around India with a Movie Camera 7:00 pm
Around India with a Movie Camera
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Around India with a Movie Camera
Sandhya Suri skilfully weaves together archive footage to create an emotionally resonant story about life across India pre-1947. Drawn exclusively from the BFI National Archive, Around India features some of the earliest surviving film from India as well as gorgeous travelogues, intimate home movies and newsreels from British, French and Indian filmmakers. Taking in Maharajas and Viceroys,[...]

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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Accessibility
Berkshire Museum is Handicap Accessible