11:00 am Drop-In Gallery Program: Exploring Our World
Drop-In Gallery Program: Exploring Our World
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore everything from the solar system to the environment to human history with hands-on activities and demos including star wheels, compasses, and climate change models. Each activity is designed to activate objects from the Berkshire Museum’s permanent collection, bringing our current exhibitions to life. Included with regular Museum admission.
1:00 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Test your engineering ingenuity as you experiment with simple machines based on Leonardo’s inventions. Fly airplanes, use a stamp press, build a catapult, design and test parachutes, and create floating tinfoil boats. Included with regular Museum admission.
5:00 pm Third Thursday at Berkshire Museum
Third Thursday at Berkshire Museum
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Berkshire Museum will remain open until 8 pm as part of Downtown Pittsfield’s Third Thursday street festival. Berkshire County residents are invited to explore the Museum’s galleries from 5 to 8 pm free of charge during this monthly extended-hours event. And don’t forget to stop by and say “hi” to members of our staff[...]