10:00 am Community Mural Coloring
Community Mural Coloring
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join the Berkshire community in creating a series of vivid mini-murals as part of ArtWeekMA. Visitors of all ages are invited to add their own unique colors and watch as each image comes to life, one square at a time. The completed murals will be displayed at Berkshire Museum following ArtWeekMA. All materials will be[...]
10:00 am Nova WILD! with the Cub Scouts
Nova WILD! with the Cub Scouts
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Scouts and curious kids are invited to join the Cub Scouts of Western Massachusetts to learn about wildlife and your natural world. Explore biodiversity, endangered and invasive species, and more with local Cub Scout leaders. Included with regular Museum admission. Cub Scouts who are participating to fill badge requirements must register with the district Cub[...]
11:00 am WeeMuse Art Lab
WeeMuse Art Lab
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
At WeeMuse Art Lab, early learners try fun art-making activities with a science twist! Different kid-safe creative projects are offered during each monthly session. Included with regular Museum admission.
12:30 pm Chow Time
May 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
1:00 pm da Vinci Docent Hours
da Vinci Docent Hours
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch! Included with regular Museum admission.
2:00 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
May 4 @ 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.
5:00 pm Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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[...]
7:00 pm Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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[...]