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New Year’s Day: Museum Closed
New Year’s Day: Museum Closed
Jan 1 all-day
New Year's Day: Museum Closed
Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of the New Year holiday. The Museum will reopen at 10 am on Wednesday, January 2. Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard continues through January 6, 2019.
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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!  
Who We Are Now 7:00 pm
Who We Are Now
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for 10 years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team who decides to take on Beth’s[...]
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WeeMuse Art Lab 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Jan 5 @ 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.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Jan 5 @ 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.
Who We Are Now 7:00 pm
Who We Are Now
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for 10 years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team who decides to take on Beth’s[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Jan 6 @ 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.
Who We Are Now 7:00 pm
Who We Are Now
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for 10 years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team who decides to take on Beth’s[...]
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Galleries 201 – 203 Closed
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[...]
Gallery 204 Closed
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[...]
Who We Are Now 1:30 pm
Who We Are Now
Jan 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for 10 years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team who decides to take on Beth’s[...]
Who We Are Now 7:00 pm
Who We Are Now
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for 10 years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team who decides to take on Beth’s[...]
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WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Jan 8 @ 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 Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math during our exciting, hands-on STEM sessions designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. This free, ongoing program takes place every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, contact Kendra Knisley at 413-443-7171 ext. 336[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 11:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math during our exciting, hands-on STEM sessions designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. This free, ongoing program takes place every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. For questions, contact Kendra Knisley at 413-443-7171 ext. 336[...]
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Lab 102 Closed
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 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Jan 11 @ 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!  
Eighth Grade 7:00 pm
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  
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Pop Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop Up Play Day
Jan 12 @ 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: Smallfoot 11:00 am
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[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Jan 12 @ 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.
Eighth Grade 7:00 pm
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  
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
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.
Eighth Grade 7:00 pm
Eighth Grade
Jan 13 @ 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  
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Eighth Grade 1:30 pm
Eighth Grade
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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  
Eighth Grade 7:00 pm
Eighth Grade
Jan 14 @ 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  
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WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Jan 15 @ 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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OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con 10:30 am
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click[...]
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World 1:00 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from[...]
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OLLI | Science Conversations 10:30 am
OLLI | Science Conversations
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations
Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at[...]
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Jan 18 @ 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!  
OLLI | Advances in Medicine 1:00 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
Examine the latest medical discoveries, treatments, and research with four local doctors. Presented by 1/18 Dr. Steven Will; 1/25 Dr. Joseph Emrich; 2/1 Dr. Marjorie Safran; 2/8, and 2/15 Dr. Mark C. Pettus. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science[...]
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key 3:00 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
Explore the life of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his influence on classical and contemporary music. Presented by Ken Stark. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of[...]
Pledge 7:00 pm
Pledge
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pledge
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
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Pop Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop Up Play Day
Jan 19 @ 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.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Jan 19 @ 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.
Cancelled: Pledge 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Pledge
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cancelled: Pledge
The Saturday, January 19 screening of Pledge has been cancelled due to anticipated inclement weather. Please check our online calendar and Facebook page for additional updates at this weekend’s storm continues.   Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned[...]
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Museum Closed Due to Inclement Weather
Museum Closed Due to Inclement Weather
Jan 20 all-day
The Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Sunday, January 20, due to inclement weather. All scheduled programming has been cancelled.   The Museum will reopen on Monday, January 21, at 10 am.
Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
The Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Sunday, January 20, due to inclement weather. The Discovery Tank Program for this date has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 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[...]
Cancelled: Pledge 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Pledge
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cancelled: Pledge
The Sunday, January 20 screening of Pledge has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Please join us instead at 1:30 or 7:00 pm on Monday, January 21.   Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity,[...]
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Pledge 1:30 pm
Pledge
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Pledge
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
Pledge 7:00 pm
Pledge
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pledge
Freshmen misfits Ethan, David and Justin desperately try to improve their terminally uncool reputations by pledging prestigious Greek houses on their campus. Turned down by every fraternity, they soon receive an unexpected invitation from a shadowy social club that offers them access to an exclusive world of raging parties and beautiful coeds. But first, they must[...]
WordXWord Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. | A Letter From Pittsfield 7:00 pm
WordXWord Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. | A Letter From Pittsfield
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. | A Letter From Pittsfield
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, poets present work that reflects on, is inspired by, or otherwise connects with the legacy of Dr. King. Free and open to the community.
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WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Jan 22 @ 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 Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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.
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OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con 10:30 am
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click[...]
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World 1:00 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from[...]
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OLLI | Science Conversations 10:30 am
OLLI | Science Conversations
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | Science Conversations
Discuss the latest science research and discoveries as they are published in publications such as The New York Times “Science Times.” Moderated by Anthony Segal, M.D. and Peter Bluhm, J.D. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at[...]
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Jan 25 @ 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!  
OLLI | Advances in Medicine 1:00 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI | Advances in Medicine
Examine the latest medical discoveries, treatments, and research with four local doctors. Presented by 1/18 Dr. Steven Will; 1/25 Dr. Joseph Emrich; 2/1 Dr. Marjorie Safran; 2/8, and 2/15 Dr. Mark C. Pettus. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science[...]
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key 3:00 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI | Tchaikovsky: He Held the Key
Explore the life of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his influence on classical and contemporary music. Presented by Ken Stark. This program takes place Fridays, January 18 through February 15. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click here to view a complete listing of[...]
POSTPONED: Opening Reception for Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion 5:30 pm
POSTPONED: Opening Reception for Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
POSTPONED: Opening Reception for Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion
The opening reception for Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion has been postponed to Friday, February 8. The exhibition’s arrival date has been impacted by the federal government shutdown.   Be among the first to explore Leonardo da Vinci’s fascinating machines and to learn about the strong connections between art and science in Leonardo’s world[...]
An Acceptable Loss 8:00 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason[...]
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Kitchen Ka-Boom! 11:00 am
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
Jan 26 @ 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. Join us for a different activity every month! Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360. Included with regular Museum admission.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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.
An Acceptable Loss 7:00 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Jan 27 @ 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.
An Acceptable Loss 7:00 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason[...]
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Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Winter Program: Forensics
Jan 28 @ 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,[...]
An Acceptable Loss 1:30 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Jan 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason[...]
An Acceptable Loss 7:00 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
An Acceptable Loss
Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Home in America 7:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Home in America
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Home in America
By sharing personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, we look to create a broad poetic tapestry with a goal that the resulting “conversation” between creative voices will make us stronger and help us find a way forward. Home in America: For better or worse, there is no place like home (unless you don’t have[...]
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Museum Closed for Exhibit Installation
Museum Closed for Exhibit Installation
Jan 29 – Jan 30 all-day
The Berkshire Museum will be closed all day on Tuesday, January 29, and Wednesday, January 30 for exhibit installation.   Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion opens Saturday, February 9, with an exhibition preview party on Friday, February 8.
Cancelled: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners 10:30 am
Cancelled: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The WeeMuse Littlest Learners program previously scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, has been cancelled due to a Museum closure. 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[...]
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Lab 102 Closed
Lab 102 Closed
Jan 31 – Feb 8 all-day
Lab 102 will be closed Thursday, January 31, through Friday, February 8, to accommodate exhibition installation.  The space will reopen to the public on Saturday, February 9, as part of Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion.
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con 10:30 am
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI | God of the Philosphers: Pro & Con
Is there a supreme being? Explore the philosophical debate on the existence of God. Moderated by Dr. William Cameron. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 28, with no class February 21. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from science to music at the Berkshire Museum this winter. Click[...]
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World 1:00 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World
Delve into the life of Hannah Arendt, a refugee from WWII Germany who questioned what it meant to be a woman, a Jew, a stateless person, or a citizen. Presented by Dr. Katherine Kidd. This program takes place Thursdays, January 17 through February 14. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents classes on topics from[...]