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Wildland 1:30 pm
Wildland
Apr 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Wildland
Wildland tells the story of a single wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear, loyalty, love. and defeat all over the course of a single fire season. What emerges is a story of a small group of working-class men, their exterior world, their interior lives. and the fire that lies between. Documentary, not rated, 55[...]
Wildland 7:00 pm
Wildland
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wildland
Wildland tells the story of a single wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear, loyalty, love. and defeat all over the course of a single fire season. What emerges is a story of a small group of working-class men, their exterior world, their interior lives. and the fire that lies between. Documentary, not rated, 55[...]
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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
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WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
First Fridays Artswalk 5:00 pm
First Fridays Artswalk
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Fridays Artswalk
Make Berkshire Museum part of your First Fridays Artswalk plans and enjoy Selected works: Photographs by Current Members of Berkshire Museum Camera Club free of charge. In Selected works: Photographs by Current Members of Berkshire Museum Camera Club, members of Berkshire Museum Camera Club present a diverse collection of photographs that capture the beauty and wonder[...]
Chez Jolie Coiffure 7:00 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018 French with English subtitles $7.50, Museum members $5
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WeeMuse Art Lab 11:00 am
WeeMuse Art Lab
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WeeMuse Art Lab
At WeeMuse Art Lab, early learners try fun art-making activities with a science twist! Different kid-safe creative projects are offered during each monthly session. This week we will use drawing, measuring, and math skills to learn just how tall we are, and whether our arms are longer than our legs as we create our own[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
Chez Jolie Coiffure 7:00 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018 French with English subtitles $7.50, Museum members $5
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
Chez Jolie Coiffure 7:00 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018 French with English subtitles $7.50, Museum members $5
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Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Music Monday Sing-a-Long
Use shakers and tambourines, and clap your hands as we learn about rhythm through games and music. Then dance, move, and sing along to some of your favorite tunes with local musician and friend of the Museum Andy Kelly. Included in regular Museum admission. Music Monday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join[...]
Chez Jolie Coiffure 1:30 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018 French with English subtitles $7.50, Museum members $5
Chez Jolie Coiffure 7:00 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Chez Jolie Coiffure
The “Jolie” hairdresser’s shop in the Brussels Matonge quarter is a meeting place for African women. They come here to have their hair cut, but also to organize and discuss things, and to flirt. Documentary, not rated, 1 hr. 10 min, 2018 French with English subtitles $7.50, Museum members $5
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Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday Farm to Table
Learn about the journey our food takes from the farm to your plate and everything in between! Make your own farm animal mask to wear as you play games, plant seeds, and learn how to make butter. Included in regular Museum admission. Tasty Tuesday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join us for[...]
WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Work Together Wednesday
Discover people in our community who keep us safe. Learn about fire safety from Sparky the Fire Dog, try on costumes, and play act the ways community helpers offer support. We’ll have plenty of time to build our own cities and houses with the big, blue blocks of the Imagination Playground, and everyone will get[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
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Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Artsy Thursday Art-Making
Get creative with physics and engineering as you use pool noodles, dowels, and more to create your own unique work of art. A special guest from Hancock Shaker Village will be on hand to show us the Shaker box-making process and share other examples of Shaker engineering, art, and craft. Included in regular Museum admission.[...]
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Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt 10:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Week of the Young Child: Family Friday Treasure Hunt
Discover the Museum together as a family! Make your way through the galleries as you complete the scavenger hunt, and find the hidden treasure. Included in regular Museum admission. Family Friday is part of Week of the Young Child. Join us for five days (April 8 to 12) of special, themed programs ideal for children[...]
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
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Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend
Leonardo’s 567th Birthday Weekend
Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day
Leonardo's 567th Birthday Weekend
Join us for a weekend of special activities to celebrate the life of Leonardo da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452. Saturday: Extended da Vinci Docent Hours: 10 am to 3 pm Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance: 1:30 pm Designing with da Vinci gallery program: 2 to 3 pm Exhibition on Screen:[...]
Pop-Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop-Up Play Day
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop-Up Play Day
The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components encourage children of all ages to build, rebuild, collaborate, and play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Sensory-Friendly Screening: Hotel Transylvania 3 11:00 am
Sensory-Friendly Screening: Hotel Transylvania 3
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
Sensory-Friendly Screening: Hotel Transylvania 3
Spend your Saturday morning enjoying a family friendly film in a quiet and dim theater! These screenings are specially designed for families and children with sensory needs and those who have difficulty in a traditional movie screening setting. During this screening: – projection brightness will be reduced and can be adjusted for audience comfort –[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance 1:30 pm
Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dinner with da Vinci: Dining in the Renaissance
Discover the fascinating festivities of the Renaissance in a hilarious presentation by food historian and cookbook author, Francine Segan as she reveals the fanciful desserts, intriguing table manners, and unusual dining customs of the 1500s. Learn the incredible reasons we clink glasses to make a toast, why “4 and 20 blackbirds” really were served in[...]
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London 3:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London
Apr 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London
The unique exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan, brought together the largest ever collection of Leonardo’s surviving paintings at London’s National Gallery. Go behind the scenes with this fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s great works, interwoven with an insightful biography filmed at the locations of the artist and inventor’s life, and exclusive[...]
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London 3:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London
Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London
The unique exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan, brought together the largest ever collection of Leonardo’s surviving paintings at London’s National Gallery. Go behind the scenes with this fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s great works, interwoven with an insightful biography filmed at the locations of the artist and inventor’s life, and exclusive[...]
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 1:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 7:00 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition on Screen | Rembrandt: From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on[...]
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild 11:00 am
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission.   To purchase[...]
Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild 1:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Live Reptiles with Uncharted Wild
Get wild at Berkshire Museum! Meet exotic creatures including Norman, the Argentinian Tegu; a live tarantula; a six-foot-long snake; and more! Visitors will have a chance to interact with the animals after each performance. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child. Children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission. To purchase tickets[...]
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Designing with da Vinci 12:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
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
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
The Brink 7:00 pm
The Brink
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
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Pop-Up Play Day 10:00 am
Pop-Up Play Day
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pop-Up Play Day
The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components encourage children of all ages to build, rebuild, collaborate, and play. Included with regular Museum admission.
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
The Brink 7:00 pm
The Brink
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
The Brink 7:00 pm
The Brink
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
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The Brink 1:30 pm
The Brink
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Brink
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
The Brink 7:00 pm
The Brink
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Brink
After leaving the Trump administration, embattled former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker in an effort to spread his brand of extreme nationalism to the rest of the world. Tracking his moves through the 2018 American mid-term elections, director Alison Klayman’s startling fly-on-the-wall documentary sheds light[...]
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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.
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WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 10:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session 11:00 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session
Children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with fun activities designed just for them. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Free with advance registration. There are two STEM sessions on each of two Wednesdays per month. Please click below to register. For registration questions,[...]
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OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews 10:30 am
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
Apr 26 @ 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;[...]
WeeMuse Adventures 11:00 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures
Led by a Museum educator, children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Museum with their caregivers and learn through songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Included with regular Museum admission.
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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
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Kitchen Ka-Boom! 11:00 am
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kitchen Ka-Boom!
Be a kitchen scientist with cool, hands-on, kid-safe experiments using ingredients found in most pantries. This week children will make their own “seed bombs” that can be used to sprout native wildflowers on bare patches of dirt and help bees and other pollinators thrive! Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360.[...]
Chow Time 12:30 pm
Chow Time
Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
Designing with da Vinci 2:00 pm
Designing with da Vinci
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin 3:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers. Dr. Ben Liptzin: Successful Aging Dr. Ben Liptzin is Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Tufts University School of Medicine.  For 25 years he was Chair of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  Prior to that he[...]
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours 5:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner,  bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics 7:30 pm
Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics
Join Berkshires Jazz for a creative and insightful program that illustrates how many classical themes have been incorporated into popular music and jazz. Their trio performance will include joint numbers with the Elayne P. Bernstein Octet, part of the Kids 4 Harmony after-school music program operated by Berkshire Children and Families. Ted Rosenthal is an[...]
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Discovery Tank Program 1:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discovery Tank Program
Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank. Included in regular Museum admission.
Lobster War 7:00 pm
Lobster War
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lobster War
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
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Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics 10:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool STEAM Spring Program: Robotics
Fascinated by LEGO bricks and technology? Over the period of four weeks, learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot to execute every command. Utilize reading and math skills to design and implement the programs. This series of four 1-hour sessions is designed specifically for homeschool families. A space to eat lunch will[...]
Lobster War 1:30 pm
Lobster War
Apr 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Lobster War
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
Lobster War 7:00 pm
Lobster War
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Lobster War
Lobster War is an award-winning feature film about a climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Breathing in America 7:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Breathing in America
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation | Breathing 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.   Breathing in America Take a breath. Catch your breath. Hold your breath. Out of breath. From first breath to last,[...]
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WeeMuse Littlest Learners 10:30 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
WeeMuse Littlest Learners
Children ages 6 to 18 months engage in stories, songs, and creative movement every week in this interactive gallery program designed specifically for our youngest Museum visitors. While the little ones socialize and learn, caregivers have an opportunity to share stories and experiences. Included with regular Museum admission.